Designing with IMPs gives project owners, architects, and contractors a competitive edge in today’s design-build market. Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, continuous panels outperform conventional construction systems in their efficiency and longevity, while contributing to the construction of eco-friendly architecture.
The team responsible for bringing any building to life faces increased pressure to deliver on energy efficiency and design innovation. Construction professionals today must consider a wide array of variables when selecting the optimal building envelope product, such as climate in the region, how the building will be used, how it will consume energy based on all these conditions, and its appearance.
The goal of this article is to help specifiers and designers know what project needs drive the facing profile, gauge, color, and insulation thickness selections for IMPs, as well as the best applications within the range of options available.
To keep up with the company’s growing customer base, SKS Bottle & Packaging required a larger facility. To minimize interruption of services, the 13,006 m2 (140,000 sf) office and warehouse was constructed with insulated metal panels (IMPs).
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