Matthew Weatherly’s Story of Success in the Roofing Industry

Chuck Wilhelmi joins Luna Associates as a Sales Representative serving Iowa and Illinois

Chuck brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Luna with over 20 years in the building products and construction industry. Chuck was most recently employed by Beacon Building products where he was the Branch Manager for the Cedar Rapids, IA location. Chuck was responsible for the sales, earnings, and operations for both commercial and residential markets. He opened the…

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Luna & Associates named 2021 St. Louis Rep of the Year by Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing

Thank you to Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing for presenting Luna & Associates of St. Louis with Rep of the Year for 2021!!! We sincerely thank our dedicated architects, general contractors, distributors and our contractors. Without you, awards like this wouldn’t be possible! We are blessed!

FleeceBACK Champion award to Academy Roofing and Sheet Metal

Carlisle SynTec along with Luna & Associates presented the FleeceBACK Champion award to Academy Roofing and Sheet Metal of Des Moines, IA. Academy Roofing & Sheet Metal won the award for being the contractor who installed the most FleeceBACK membrane in the United States. Brian Krumm and Nick Parenza are the owners of Academy Roofing and Sheet Metal. They were…

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Metal Era Inc. buys OMG Metal Division and will call it Hickman Edge Systems – April 2021

In February, Metal Era, Inc. based in Waukesha, Wisconsin, finalized the purchase of the OMG Metal Division based in Ashville, North Carolina, and have rebranded under the name Hickman Edge Systems. Metal Era had been looking to have a manufacturing site in the southeast US and making this deal will certainly accomplish that goal. Metal Era will run these two…

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PVC Virtual Presentation – March 3, 2021

Where: Virtual – a meeting link will be emailed to you when the event gets closer. Date: March 3, 2021 Time: 9-10am CST Luna & Associates and Carlisle will be hosting a virtual presentation on PVC. This presentation will begin at 9am CST and go until 10am. The presentation will start with new innovations on PVC, including Rapid Lock, CavGrip,…

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Carlisle Construction Materials High Performance, Rapid-Install Wall Assembly – December 2020

The below wall assembly is a long term and high-performance consists of: steel studs (as shown), CMU or concrete sub-wall CCW R2+ Plus Nail Base insulation (continuous out board of steel studs) CCW Barrithane VP vapor permeable STPE air barrier or CCW705VP vapor permeable sheet Drexel corrugated metal siding (as shown), flush panels, CCM composite panels etc. as provide by…

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Improve Thermal Performance of Exterior Walls & Low Sloped Roofs – October 2020

Many jurisdictions now require new buildings to meet ASHRAE 90.1 for thermal performance, with some even implementing their own, more stringent standards. These standards can be difficult to meet though, as effective R-values must be cited, not just nominal values. This push for improved performance can lead to larger, thicker and more costly exterior wall assemblies. Fortunately, high-performance cladding thermal…

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FM Global Recent Changes – July 2020

FM recently made changes to the ratings calculator within RoofNav and their Loss Prevention Data Sheets to reflect their partial adoption of ASCE 7-16. The main difference is that FM did not adopt the wind maps utilized by ASCE 7-16 and the 2018 International Building Code. This can cause wind design complications for FM-insured buildings. On February 26, 2020, FM…

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Western Specialty Contractors Receives Carlisle’s ESP Award

Congratulations to Western Specialty Contractors in St. Louis, Missouri for receiving Carlisle SynTec Systems prestigious ESP Award! This is one of Carlisle’s most prestigious awards in the commercial roofing industry. This award is given out annually to a small percentage of Carlisle’s most dedicated and professionally minded contractors. Selection is based on a company’s volume and quality of Carlisle’s single-ply…

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