S-5! announced another “first”: it is the first and only company to receivean Evaluation Report (ER) from the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), certifying its snow retention systems’ compliance with Evaluation Criteria (EC) 029-2018 for Standing Seam Metal Roof-Mounted Rail-Type Snow Retention Systems.
The project initially required the removal of 25,000 cubic yards of rock and dirt and used 90,000 square feet of flagstone, 10 carloads of cement, 800 tons of quarried stone and 30,000 pounds of reinforced steel.
The Bricklayers Local 5 of Valley View, Ohio, knew what it was getting into when purchasing a property with two existing buildings, both with failing asphalt shingle roofs. The union’s first order of business after acquiring the buildings was to solve the roofing problem with a more permanent solution and ultimately selected a symmetrical standing seam system.
McElroy Metal, an industry leader in metal roofing and other building components, has published an E-book for architects, specifiers and metal roofing installers called 18 Ways to Reduce Risk When Specifying Standing Seam Metal Roof Panels.