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Creating Sustainable Facades with Metal

Robert Anderson Metal Product Manager


Why metal? The 21st Century facade • design • sustainability • value


Design flexibility Unlimited geometry • flat, profiled, curved • vertical, horizontal, random


Design flexibility Wide variety of materials and finishes • natural materials • zinc, copper, titanium

• coated metals • aluminum, steel


Sustainability • • • •

Recycled content and recyclability Durability System design options Energy performance


The true cost Life Cycle Cost “ . . . stucco, tilt-up concrete, brick, and exterior insulation finish systems were found to be at least 60% more expensive than metal siding panels in a life cycle cost analysis� -Reed Construction Data (2008)


Why metal?

Firestone Building Products - Creating Sustainable Facades with Metal  
Firestone Building Products - Creating Sustainable Facades with Metal  

Creating Sustainable Facades with Metal (Robert Anderson, Firestone Building Products)