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04.03.18

According to a statement released by the U.S. Department of Commerce, “On March 8, 2018, President Trump exercised his authority under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports, with exemptions for Canada and Mexico, in order to protect our national security. The President’s Section 232 decisions are the result of investigations led by the Commerce Department, after review and comment by other relevant Federal agencies. Customs and Border Protection will begin collecting the tariffs on March 23, 2018.”
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03.08.18

Metal buildings have seen a surge in popularity in recent years, with engineers and architects alike embracing their durability, custom design features and sustainability. At Metallic Products, we work closely with a team of engineers to ensure compliance with local, state and national building codes and receive feedback from architects on how we can improve design features.
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01.31.18

On the surface, condensation may seem like a harmless and unavoidable result of indoor and outdoor temperature difference. However, factors like high humidity levels and irregular air pressure can also contribute to condensation—at the detriment of workplace safety within your metal building. According to the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), “condensation can occur on any surface within the building… that is at or below the dew point temperature of the ambient air within the structure” and often results in “stains, rust, mildew on walls or ceilings, delaminating surfaces, and damp insulation.” For this reason, temperature and humidity regulation as well as proper exhaust and ventilation within a metal building are crucial to structure sustainability.
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12.28.17

As you kick off 2018, take some time to reflect on the quality of air flow in your warehouse or metal building. Do you find that it is difficult to regulate temperature? Is there a lack of consistent fresh air circulation? Do you have an abnormally high electricity bill? What about condensation, leaks and odors? If you answered yes, it may be time to review your ventilation system.
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11.30.17

Building codes require that commercial buildings uphold certain air quality standards and circulate outdoor air to prevent indoor air contamination and stagnation. According to the Building Codes Assistance Project, “The air within businesses can become stale from moisture, odors, and pollutants that penetrate the building or are generated internally by human activity and out gassing from building materials and furnishings. A steady supply of fresh outdoor air can increase indoor air quality and improve occupant comfort.”
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Continuous Ridge Vents

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Personnel Door Canopies

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Louvers

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Roof Access Hatches

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Die Formed Flashing

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Roof Curbs

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Wall Fans

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