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Designing with Samsung

Chicago Metal Supply is the North American distributor of Samsung metals. Samsung metals come in three colors of copper and four colors of stainless steel. The patina copper is used to give an instant historical look, and the dark brown copper is clear-coated to make sure there's no bleeding like regular copper. Stainless steel gives the look and feel of zinc colors but with the durability of stainless steel. Call today at (773) 227-6200!

Easily install UL-listed smoke vents

As featured at the 2017 International Roofing Expo,® the UL-listed smoke vent by Skyco Skylights is the lightest smoke vent available. Incorporating high-performance polycarbonate domes for superior visible light transmittance and super strong durability. All Skyco Skylights' innovative products come with a 10-year warranty. For more information, visit

Garland's R-Mer® Force revolutionizes edge protection

Garland's new flashless metal edge system offers unmatched protection while saving building owners time and money. R-Mer Force eliminates the need for flashing plies and instead is anchored to exterior walls. Fascia cover pieces easily snap onto installed anchors. For more information, visit or call (800) 321-9336.

SOPRANATURE vegetative roof systems

SOPREMA® Inc.'s SOPRANATURE systems offer extensive, semi-intensive, intensive and modular vegetative roofing solutions. Each system provides the layers required for a successful installation, including a root barrier, drainage and water-retention layers, growing media and pre-grown vegetation. There is a SOPRANATURE system designed for every project type whether it is a simple extensive vegetated roof or an intensive roof garden. Additionally, SOPRANATURE systems are designed for installation over SOPREMA membranes such as SBS polymer-modified bitumen and ALSAN RS PMMA to ensure a finished product with the same quality as all SOPREMA products. Visit for more information.

Design Essentials for Roof Performance: Single-ply Roof Membranes

NRCA's Design Essentials for Roof Performance: Single-ply Roof Membranes online program consists of seven self-paced lessons, including: Introduction to Single-ply Roof Membranes; Single-ply Roof Membrane Considerations; EPDM; TPO; PVC; Single-ply Application and Roof Re-cover. After completing this module, participants will be able to contrast types of single-ply roof membranes, distinguish between thermoset and thermoplastic membranes, identify the most common single-ply membrane types and their characteristics, and identify advantages and disadvantages of single-ply roof systems and installation methods. For more information, go to or contact NRCA's Customer Service Department at (866) ASK-NRCA (275-6722) or

Commercial insurance coverage

As the No. 1 commercial vehicle insurer in the U.S., Progressive offers outstanding savings and a wide range of commercial insurance coverages to meet your business's needs. We offer commercial auto, general liability, business owners, workers' compensation and more. So whether you're purchasing a new vehicle, hiring new employees or simply planning for the future, our experts have flexible options and the coverage to protect what you have worked so hard to build. For more information, call (888) 806-9598 or visit


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