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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Roof Hugger Retrofit from MBCI

Written by Anne Vazquez. Posted in Construction & Renovation, Energy, Environment, Exteriors, FacilityBlog, Featured Post, New Product Flash

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Published on October 08, 2013 with 1 Comment

MBCI, a Houston, TX based manufacturer of metal roof and wall systems and roll-up doors, now offers Roof Hugger retrofit systems to facility professionals. Roof Hugger products can be installed over most any existing metal roof, including trapezoidal and vertical standing seam roofs as well as existing R panel product flash

Roof Hugger systems provide several benefits and advantages to facility owners, design professionals, and roofing contractors. This metal-over-metal retrofit involves the installation of a new metal roof over an existing metal roof in a way that is structurally correct, non-disruptive, and cost-effective. The Roof Hugger systems also add strength, are environmentally friendly, and help facilities conserve energy.metal roof retrofit

In addition to fitting over most any existing roof, the Roof Hugger system can support a wide variety of new metal roof systems. The cavity created between the old and new roofs can be vented, or the heated air can be used to preheat the make-up air for the HVAC system. This cavity can also be filled with either fiberglass or rigid insulation to increase the roof’s R-value. If desired, a solar water heating system can be installed in the cavity.

About Anne Vazquez

Anne Vazquez

Vazquez has been writing about facility management since 1996 when she began working at Today's Facility Manager (TFM) as the magazine's Editorial Assistant. From 2000 to 2005, she continued to work in publishing in another subject field until rejoining TFM's editorial team as Managing Editor in February 2005. In September 2012, she was promoted to Editor of TFM, where she continues to seek out solutions and trends for the magazine's facility management audience. Vazquez can be reached at

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  1. I used these last year. Worked great.

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