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Different Types of Patents in the Construction Industry

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The construction industry is built upon the innovations of new building techniques, tools, and materials, and inventors can protect their intellectual property rights by filing for U.S. patents.

Most construction patents are utility patents, but some construction inventions can also be protected...

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Topics: Safety, Green Span, RidgeLine, Construction

The Difference Between Structural Insulated Panels & Insulated Metal Panels

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“SIPs and IMPs” may sound like a silly kid’s game, but structural insulated panels (SIPs) and insulated metal panels (IMPs) are far from child’s play when it comes to construction as they are popular building materials used to insulate structures.

While they may sound the same, SIPs and IMPs have...

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Topics: Cold Storage, Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

Freedom of Choice: IMPs Have Vertical and Horizontal Applications

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Green Span Profiles American-made insulated metal panels (IMPs) are impressive before they even leave the Texas facility where they are crafted by a continuously poured-in-place process that binds interior and exterior corrosion-resistant steel facings to a polyisocyanurate insulating foam core.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

IMPs Offer High-Performance and Design Choices for Roofing Solutions

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Builders get the best of both worlds when using insulated metal panels (IMPs) for their roofing solutions as these standing-seam roof panels offer both high-performance and design choices.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, RidgeLine, Construction

Going Outside of Standard Sizing for Building Materials Can Be Costly

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It’s no secret in the building industry that the cost of materials has soared over the past several years and current inflation rates continue to put upward pressure on overall construction costs.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Green Span, Construction

AIA: Nonresidential Construction Spending to Increase Through 2023

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) mid-year Consensus Construction Forecast released in July projects that construction spending on nonresidential construction will increase 9.1 percent this year and another 6 percent in 2023.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

Typical Life Span of Insulated Metal Wall Panels

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One of the big attractions of insulated metal wall panels and roofing systems is that their typical life span can double some of the competing material.

Insulated metal panels (IMPs) can deliver a much longer service life than shingles, single-play, and built up roofing.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Green Span, Construction

First Line of Defense: IMPs Provide Thermal and Moisture Protection

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When designing and constructing buildings today extreme weather must be taken into consideration.

Just this summer, for example, the United States experienced a sweltering heat wave across the country plus four separate flooding events that each qualify as 1-in-1,000 year rainstorms.

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Topics: Cold Storage, Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

The Best and Most Common Uses of Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs)

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Insulated metal panels (IMPs), with their energy efficiency and thermal performance, are still the go-to material for cold storage facility construction, but advances in IMP detailing by manufacturers and architects over the years now allows these systems to be used across a wider range of projects.

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Topics: Cold Storage, Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

Insulated Metal Panels Costs Stabilize as Industry Navigates Inflation

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Insulated metal panels (IMPs) costs continue to stabilize, especially compared to the volatility of lumber prices, but inflation hurdles remain with overall construction prices up more than 20 percent year-over-year.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction