Why Metal?

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There are numerous benefits associated with using metal roofing systems. Metal roofing systems are energy efficient, offer protection against extreme weather conditions and are tough and versatile. In addition, metal roofs are lightweight, aesthetically pleasing and cost efficient. Metal roofing works for many applications including new and retrofit projects.

Why incorporate metal roofing into your building?

As a building owner, you want the greatest value with the most benefits at the best economical cost for your building and roof. The benefits of metal roofing are numerous for all types of projects - new construction and retrofit for schools, retail centers, commercial, religious, industrial, military and government buildings.

With the increased demands for energy efficient building processes, AMS' metal roofing makes a good choice by offering the following benefits:

  • Durability
  • Recyclable
  • Sustainability
  • Weather resistance
  • Lightweight
  • Energy efficient
  • Easy to install
  • Long term solution

Metal roofing's many benefits: sustainable, lightweight, recyclable and energy efficiency are all important factors when determining your building's affect on the environment.


AMS' metal roofing systems are available in a variety of designs, colors and configurations.  When you compare the cost of ownership of an AMS metal roof system to that of a conventional built-up or asphalt shingle roof, the AMS roof wins hands down. A metal roof can cost up to 50% less over its lifespan.

Advantages of Metal Building Systems

Compared to conventional structures, custom metal building systems offer many clear advantages. With value engineering that includes aesthetics, utility, timeliness, overall costs and more... you will find that building success with a metal building system is the right choice.  



  • Quick and efficient
  • Design drawings provided by manufacturer


  • Approximately 30% lighter due to more efficient use of steel


  • Simple design is lightweight and easy to construct


  • Designed to fit the system with standardized, interchangeable parts, including flashing and trim


  • Approximately eight weeks


  • Outstanding detail can be achieved at a reasonable cost using conventional wall and fascia materials