CHICAGO - March 7, 2016 – It is now easier for architects, contractors and building managers looking for technical assistance to access a wealth of metal construction resources on the Metal Construction Association’s (MCA’s) website at www.metalconstruction.org/Tech-Resources.
The MCA has reorganized more than 25 technical resources that are available for free download from the association’s website. Resources range from MCM Specifications to Metal Roofing Guides for Cold Climates to best practices guides for Fasteners, Rain Screen and Wall Systems, and Roof Seeming. The technical resources section of the website has been enhanced to display the newest resources at the top, followed by resources grouped by application category. Categories include metal roofing, metal walls, insulated metal panels and an other category which includes resources related to metal roof and metal wall components, fastening tools, life cycle assessments, roll forming, and more.
“We are continually developing new materials based on needs in the industry,”says Scott Kriner, MCA’s Technical Director. “We are committed to raising the level of expertise among all those that take part in designing, specifying and installing metal building products.”
About the Metal Construction Association
The Metal Construction Association brings together a diverse industry for the purpose of expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, research, technology and education. Companies involved in MCA gain tremendous benefit from association activities that focus on research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. MCA’s market development efforts increase the use of metal materials in construction through the education of the building and design communities about the benefits of metal.