Fire Resistant and Impact Resistant Building Materials: Protecting Structures in an Era of Extreme Weather

Posted by GSP Marketing on September 8, 2023

Using building materials that are fire-resistant and impact-resistant has always been a priority in construction, but that need was driven home during the devastating wildfires in Hawaii this summer.

“When an inferno tore through Lahaina on the island of Maui, it reduced a historic and charming...

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Topics: Product Testing, Safety, Metal Roofing, Construction

Design Considerations for Horizontal Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs) in Multi-Story Construction

Posted by GSP Marketing on August 24, 2023

Modern architecture and construction are tasked with finding solutions, such as horizontal insulated metal panels (IMPs), that combine the best of aesthetics and performance.

These single-component, complete exterior wall systems are visually appealing while delivering a range of building envelope...

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

The Art of Science and Design: Metal Cladding Trends and Innovations

Posted by GSP Marketing on July 24, 2023

Metal cladding may not be the new kid on the block – the Statue of Liberty and the Chrysler Building are both beacons to the aesthetics and durability of the building material – but new composite-clad metals and innovative metal cladding systems are fueling a surge in demand worldwide.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

Building Materials that Best Meet Sustainability Demands and Why?

Posted by GSP Marketing on July 7, 2023

Sustainability has become a crucial consideration in the construction industry, as developers and building owners recognize the long-term benefits of environmentally responsible practices.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction, Sustainability

Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs): Building Protection + Aesthetic in One System

Posted by GSP Marketing on June 23, 2023

Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs) have emerged as a versatile and sought-after building material solution for commercial building projects of all scopes and sizes.

The combination of providing building thermal and moisture protection while also offering a wide range of aesthetic options has made IMPs...

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Metal Roofing, Construction

Importance of Flooring in Cold Storage Facilities

Posted by GSP Marketing on June 2, 2023

Cold storage facilities play a critical role in preserving and maintaining the quality of perishable goods, such as food, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals. One often overlooked aspect of these facilities is the flooring, which plays a vital role in ensuring proper insulation, safety, and...

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Topics: Cold Storage, Construction

Go for the Green: IMPs are Both Cost-Effective and Sustainable

Posted by GSP Marketing on May 4, 2023

Building owners and project managers are going for the green in 2023 when it comes to construction.

The “green” in this case is just as much about the cost of money in the current economic environment as it is about the environment.

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction, Sustainability

Construction Industry Pushes Forward Despite Mixed Economic News

Posted by GSP Marketing on April 4, 2023

The Construction MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) released in March showed the industry is moving forward despite mixed signals to start in 2023.

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Topics: Construction

Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs) and the Soaring Aviation Market

Posted by GSP Marketing on March 9, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic initially caused turbulence for the aviation industry, but the sector is soaring once again with a surge in commercial and private travel, resulting in increased demand for infrastructure, including aircraft hangar construction utilizing lightweight, durable, and thermally...

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

Different Types of Patents in the Construction Industry

Posted by GSP Marketing on January 26, 2023

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