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Insulated Metal Roof Panels for Residential New construction?

CyberPine

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Does anybody know or heard of somebody using thick 6, 8 maybe even 10" insulated metal roof panels for the roof of a new primary dwelling in Florida? I've heard R-Values and wind resistance can be adequate.

Something like this:

Thanks.
 

bill1952

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Sounds like SIP's.....
Usually nowhere near same spans as SIPs can do. More about prefinished, lightweight, speed of construction, and insulation. Lots used for refrigerated storage. And pricey IMHO.

On a lot of my projects - theatres - where project is brick and block and steel frame except wall over long span of proscenium opening for stage - and their light weight pays off.
 

CyberPine

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Was just talking to the people at All Weather Insulated Panels (AWIP) out of Little Rock. They are saying they see no reason you can't use them in Florida Residential. Their specs say the 6" HR3 model (drill through) is R-value 49.



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CyberPine

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but do wonder about how durable they are? Later on, Can they be resealed? patched? repaired? resurfaced? individually replaced?

Asking them for delivered price for Two 25'x25' roofs. Sure's it's not gonna be cheap.

Also, in my one story design, roof ends are very low (like 7 or 8') so wonder if we will need a crane?
 
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