Metal Sales™ Outfits 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome in New Orleans
LEED Platinum-Designed Home at Greenbuild Booth #1139
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
LOUISVILLE, KY – Metal Sales™ roof and wall panels will be showcased on the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome demonstration home at the 2014 Greenbuild International Expo in New Orleans, October 22-23. The 1,550 square foot modular home meets LEED® for Home Platinum requirements and will be available to tour at booth #1139 on the Expo floor.
· Metal Sales Vertical Seam roof panels deliver a dependable, long-lasting, and beautiful roof for the home. These 16” wide, 24 gauge Acrylic-coated Galvalume metal panels have a long life span, are 100% recyclable and contain a high percentage of recycled content. Vertical Seam features a tall, narrow seam that is ideal for attaching solar photovoltaic systems.
· Metal Sales Soffit Panels deliver a high-performing and sleek wall solution. These 12” wide and 24 gauge panels feature a Metal Sales Linen White Color with a PVDF finish. Linen White is ENERGY STAR® listed and certified by the Cool Roof Rating Council. The panels also contribute to LEED® points in both Steep Slope and Low Slope applications. Linen White Color Finish provides pinnacle performance, with a .83 solar reflectance – 89 in the Solar Reflectance Index.
After the Greenbuild Expo, the LivingHome will be permanently placed on a Make It Right site in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward to aid ongoing Katrina recovery efforts.
“We are honored to contribute our high-performance products to the Greenbuild LivingHome,” says Greg Anapol, President of Metal Sales. “We look forward to sharing them with Greenbuild attendees, but more importantly to installing them on the home at its final destination where it will serve a community in need.”
The Greenbuild LivingHome, designed and developed by LivingHomes®, features market-ready and replicable design innovations, modular construction systems and a wide range of certified products selected to meet advanced performance criteria for energy and water efficiency, indoor environmental quality, durability, and materials and resource attributes. It is ENERGY STAR® v3 Certified and has been designed to meet LEED® for Home v4 Platinum requirements. In addition, it achieves several of LivingHomes’ Z6 environmental goals, includes a wide range of Cradle to Cradle® certified products, and integrates many of the new International WELL Building Institute certification guidelines.
“The Greenbuild LivingHome is designed and built according to very high performance, health, and sustainability standards,” said Peter Goldstone, CEO of Hanley Wood. “The collection of products used in the construction of the home passed a very rigorous selection process. Metal Sales’ roof and soffit panels contributed in a significant way to the success of the project. We are grateful to Metal Sales for their support.”
A virtual tour and more background on the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome is available at http://livinghome.greenbuildexpo.com.
About Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation: Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation is the premier nationwide provider of metal panels for the commercial, agricultural and residential construction industries. Metal Sales inspires design and construction professionals and building owners with design solutions that offer a longer life cycle, lower maintenance and higher resale value than traditional building materials. With the industry's largest and most knowledgeable sales and technical support team, Metal Sales has the expertise to address today's challenges in high-performance, sustainable and Net-Zero building. Celebrating 51 years of service in 2014, Metal Sales has outreach around the world, delivering outstanding roof, wall and fascia metal panels from its 21 facilities throughout the U.S. For more information, visit www.metalsales.us.com.
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