Eco-Friendly New Arrivals

Sapa Extrusions North America offer extruded aluminum products that have unique environmental advantages for the green architectural design, building and construction industries, as well as for industrial and consumer markets.  Sapa Select Green Anodic Coatings are available from Sapa Profiles Inc. and Sapa Sapa LLC.  This product reduces the amount of waste sludge generated with an improved process that exceeds Schaumburg, III.-based American Architectural manufacturers Association specifications while virtually eliminating die lines and streaks for superior surface appearance and greater colour consistency.  Sapa also offers two complementary products with added environmental benefits; Spa Green Billet, with a minimum of 95 percent external/internal recycled content, exceeds the LEED standards of the U.S. Green Building Council.  Also,  Sapa Eco-Powder is a chrome-free process.  For more info:

Roof ridge air vent system has been introduced by Ornametals manufacturing to the U.S. market.  The ridge vent system is an attractive fit for any metal roofing solution that changes roof-venting installation on metal roofs by eliminating the need for wooden support frames.  Instead of creating a wooden frame for a ridge vent, installers can now rivet a stainless-steel air vent base directly onto metal roof panels, and then rivet a protective cap to the base.  For more info:

LiteSteel Beam from LiteSteel Technologies America LLC is a patented, cold-formed, lightweight steel structural beam that combines the strength of steel but with the installation workability normally associated with wood products.  The manufacturing process gives LSB a unique profile with a flat, thin web and two hollow flanges for maximum structural performance in terms of load carrying capacity, bending moment and deflection from the amount of steel employed. LSB can be used in residential and light commercial, as well as remodeling applications.  For more info:

Kingspan Insulated Panels Inc. has introduced its KingZip Insulated Standing Seam Roof System.  It is a  pre-engineered, zip-up roofing system that provides enhanced performance, design flexibility, aesthetic appeal and fast-track construction.  It’s available in 1000 Series version, KingZip offers maximum thermal performace and a modern, streamlined look.  Featuring a thermally broken hidden clip design, KingZip comes pre-engineered as a single component with the insulation already foamed in place, allowing for single-step installation.  For more info:  



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