• 3 Benefits Architectural Metal Panels Have Over Masonry Facades

    Concrete, stucco, brick, block and other masonry facades can look great and are extremely long lasting and durable, but they are also expensive, heavy and labor intensive to install. To finish a building with a masonry surface, the structure must be reinforced to carry the extra weight of the materials, and the installation is often a slow […]

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  • 7 Architectural Metal Panels Offered By Centria

    Many commercial, industrial and municipal buildings use architectural metal panels instead of conventional concrete or masonry wall surfaces, because they are durable, sustainable, lightweight, easy to install, thermally-efficient and they can be shaped to fit curved surfaces easily. Architectural metal panels are available in a wide range of styles, shapes, colors and finishes, giving architects […]

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  • 7 Common Styles of Zinc Panels

    Zinc panels are a cost-effective alternative to steel or aluminum panels for cladding exterior walls, creating a durable metal roof or for adding interior metal accents. Unlike steel panels, zinc panels form a natural patina of zinc hydroxicarbonate when exposed to air containing carbon dioxide, and this patina serves to protect the panels from corrosion, […]

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  • 7 Reasons to Consider Zinc Roofing for Your Next Project

    When it comes to protecting the value of a building and its contents, the roof is one of the most important components. A roof that is damaged or leaking can cause considerable amounts of structural damage, property damage or even health problems, and a damaged roof can be difficult, expensive and time-consuming to repair. That […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Use GreenGirt Instead of Conventional Z-Girts

    Energy efficiency is an important consideration for any construction project done today. An efficient building has many benefits, including reduced energy usage, a lower environmental impact, reduced heating and cooling costs and, often, greater tax incentives. As part of the SMARTci continuous insulation system, the thermally-insulated GreenGirt sub-girt offers many advantages over conventional Z-girts, due […]

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  • 7 Benefits of the SMARTci System

    Insulation is one of the most important parts of any building. It provides a thermal barrier between the interior of the structure and the exterior. By choosing a high-performance, energy-efficient insulation system, you can prevent heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer, reducing the building’s heating and cooling costs dramatically. Because […]

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  • 5 Ways Ceilings Plus Products Can Make a Building More Exciting

    Many commercial buildings are built strictly to satisfy their function, their utilitarian needs. They lack inspired designs, with white or off-white single color walls, no interesting shapes or textures, and walls that are conventional and flat. While these buildings perform well as far as housing the staff and the projects within, they are not very […]

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  • Metal Panel Systems Offer 10 Unique Benefits For Any Building Project

    When designing your next building project, whether it is commercial, industrial or residential, there are many materials that you can choose from for an exterior finish, including masonry or concrete products, wood, composites or even vinyl. But, for a truly unique and versatile exterior that offers all-weather performance and lasting durability, you should consider one […]

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  • Add Flair to Your Building With These 4 Types of Centria Panels

    Centria is an industry-leading manufacturer of exterior metal building products, including architectural metal wall panels, composite metal wall panels and insulated panel systems, as well as accessories like windows, louvers and sunshades that complement their wall panel systems to create an integrated building solution. For over 100 years they have been providing innovative architectural building […]

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  • 7 Types of Products Offered by Ceilings Plus

    In the past, many commercial buildings featured bland architecture that was primarily driven by utilitarian needs, with little room for innovation or aesthetically-pleasing designs, especially if it meant increasing the costs of the project significantly.

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