The Evolution of Construction Materials

Posted by GSP Marketing on Feb 16, 2021 11:35:00 AM

The modern history of construction is driven by an evolution of materials from milled lumber to mass produced bricks to reinforced concrete to steel applications and emerging technologies.

While steel did not become a staple of construction into the industrial revolution, other materials of...

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Topics: Construction

Three Concepts That Will Shape Construction’s Future

Posted by GSP Marketing on Feb 11, 2021 9:54:06 AM

The construction industry is poised for a bounce back in 2021 and long-term forecasts signal solid growth in the years to come. While the near-term will be driven by responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, construction’s future will be shaped by evolving concepts of sustainability, resiliency, and...

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Topics: Construction

COVID-19 Vaccines Cold Storage Role Could Transform Global Cold Chain

Posted by GSP Marketing on Jan 26, 2021 1:30:00 PM

The global cold chain’s Herculean efforts to support the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines will likely lead to investment and expansion of cold storage across the planet that could save lives long after the coronavirus crisis ends. COVID-19 vaccines require unprecedented cold storage on a massive...

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Topics: Cold Storage

Architectural Advantages of Insulated Metal Panels Provide Design Options

Posted by GSP Marketing on Jan 11, 2021 1:29:00 PM

Insulated metal panels (IMPs), long known for their exceptional insulation, spanning abilities and cost-effective one-pass installation, are becoming an increasingly popular choice of building designers because of their architectural advantages.

IMPs are perfect for sustainable building...

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Insulated Metal Panels Can Provide Value on Low-Slope Roof Projects

Posted by GSP Marketing on Dec 21, 2020 11:11:00 PM

While commercial building is projected to lag the red-hot residential market in 2021, there will be some bright spots with a growing demand for warehouses and data centers.“Warehouse construction will be the clear winner as e-commerce giants continue to build out their logistics infrastructure....

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Metal Roofing, RidgeLine

Construction Industry Optimistic Despite Building Materials Shortage

Posted by GSP Marketing on Dec 10, 2020 11:12:00 PM

The construction industry, especially on the residential side, is optimistic heading into 2021 despite a scarcity of building materials due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A combination of historic-low mortgage rates and record-breaking home buying has builder confidence at an all-time high with the...

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Topics: Construction

ROI on Metal Roofing Pays Off in the Long Run

Posted by GSP Marketing on Nov 17, 2020 10:05:05 AM

When it comes to the return on investment of putting a metal roof on your home or business we are reminded of the old commercial, “you can pay me now, or you can pay me later”.

The “pay me now” aspect is that metal roofs vs. traditional asphalt shingle roofs are more expensive to install with ...

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Topics: Metal Roofing

Structural Insulated Panels Versus Insulated Metal Panels

Posted by GSP Marketing on Nov 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Builders commonly use insulated panels for an array of projects ranging from residential to commercial applications. The most common options are known as structural insulated panels (SIPs) and insulated metal panels (IMPs). While both products provide the bulk of wall assembly components and...

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels

Facility Expansion Project Completion

Posted by GSP Marketing on Nov 6, 2020 6:33:37 PM

We are proud to announce that our facility expansion project is now complete. We began the project early this year with one goal in mind: adding to our facility to better serve our customers. 

The expansion comes just as we are completing our ninth year of panel production. The larger area...

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What's the Big Deal With Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs)?

Posted by GSP Marketing on Oct 31, 2020 6:42:39 PM

Insulated Metal Panels, also known as IMPs for short, have become more prominent in the construction market over the years. Why, you ask? IMPs are made up of rigid insulation that is sandwiched between metal skins. A more technical definition is that IMPs are building products formed by a...

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