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7 Ways Metallic Buildings Resist Damage

Pre-engineered Metallic Structures vs. Mother Nature Pre-engineered metallic buildings protect your building investment and its contents. When winds howl, lightning flashes, fire rages, or the earth trembles, manufactured metal buildings stand up to the challenge better than other building systems. Engineer-certified to meet or exceed all your current local building codes, RHINO’s commercial-grade steel framing provides maximum damage protection. Here…

Why Firefighters Hate Light Gauge Steel Buildings

How Fire-Resistant Is Your Structure? Light gauge steel buildings enjoy some of the same benefits as pre-engineered steel buildings. However, there is a major difference between the two types of steel construction: their reaction to fire. Structural Collapse Concerns According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), firefighters respond to a structural fire every 64 seconds in the U.S.  Occupants…

Are We Losing the Battle with Wildfires?

Wildfires Continue to Burn Up Resources and Tax Dollars At this moment, there are 68 wildfires burning across the Northwestern U.S. The scope of these devastating conflagrations in recent years boggles the mind. Although local and federal firefighters alike valiantly battle the blazes, the sheer number of wildfires seems overwhelming. The Basics of Wildfires Fire is the most destructive natural…

Building an Auto Repair Shop with a Steel Building

Fire Safety: One Reason Most Garages are Built with Steel One of the best reasons to choose a pre-engineered steel building for an auto garage is the fire resistance of steel. Auto repair shops, tire shops, truck servicing business, and the like are very dangerous places for fires. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) collected fire data for retail operations for…