The Metal-Era Blog

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  • Gutters & ANSI/SPRI GT-1 Standard

  • What is ANSI/SPRI GT-1? After two years of development led by SPRI, the Single Ply Roofing Industry group, ANSI/SPRI GT-1 became an official ANSI standard in May 2016...

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  • Hurricane Standards & Testing

  • As hurricane season creeps closer, it’s vital to begin preparing in order to avoid damage from severe weather events. Check out this feature on CBS Evening News that...

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  • Manufacturing On-Demand

  • Metal-Era is your trusted go-to expert in the commercial roofing industry, priding ourselves on being approachable and focused with an emphasis on creating an effortless...

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  • MasterSpec 101

  • What is MasterSpec ® ? MasterSpec has been the industry standard since it was introduced in 1969 by The American Institute of Architects (AIA). In a nutshell...

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  • The New Metal-Era Website

  • Welcome to the new Metal-Era website experience! Our goal was to make our website easier to navigate, especially on your phone, while highlighting our products, tools...

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  • Time to Rethink the Edge

  • It is well documented that a large percentage of roof system failure is attributed to the edge, with the wood nailer cited as the primary source of the issue. Wood nailers...

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  • The Importance of Ventilation

  • Why is it so important to have proper ventilation on your building? Your ventilation setup extends the life of the entire roof system, especially shingled roofs in...

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  • Types of Ventilation & Guidelines

  • In our last blog we went over why ventilation is so critical and its impact in different regions. In this blog, we’ll discuss the different types of ventilation for...

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