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How to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Metal Buildings

How to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Metal Buildings
Dec, 2019

Steel Buildings have become a smart choice to build green buildings and protect the environment. Demand for steel structures has also increased with time, replacing conventional construction options. A new world needs a solution to get rid of soil pollution, land pollution, deforestation, and various other environmental hazards caused by construction materials.

Considering metal buildings is a new way to save the environment and fulfill your entire needs without harming mighty nature.

During metal building installation, there are some smart ways to improve its efficiency. So, without any delay, let’s find ways to make your steel buildings energy efficient and cut down your energy costs.

Adjust Building Temperature Smartly: Installing climate-controlled units are essential to maintain your inhouse temperature and keep storage components save from weather elements. However, setting temperature is a primary task that can cut energy costs and lower your electricity bill.

Make sure you have limited access to your climate-controlled units. Also, ensure that you set temperature wisely during off-days as well as holidays. Remember, a small change in temperature can affect your bill.

Choose Right Insulation: Metal buildings with insulation barricades heat transfer. Insulation is necessary for a metal building to cut down energy costs and maintain an average temperature within.

During extensive heat or winter season, the insulation layer maintains the inhouse temperature and prevents adverse weather effects on your commodities. Single Bubble, Double Bubble, and Woven R-17 are standard insulation options you can have in your prefabricated metal buildings.

Proper Roof Coating: In a steel structure, heat transfer, and damages are witnessed in the roof. So, it’s crucial to maintain roof health, which proportionally increases the life of your metal building. You can choose from light and dark roof coating according to your area.

In a colder climate, a dark coating is beneficial to absorb maximum heat and keep your interior warm, whereas, in a warm climate, thick roof coating helps to reflect excessive sunlight and cut down your additional energy consumption.

Purchase More Efficient Equipment: Selection of the right equipment for your metal building is also crucial to make it energy efficient. STAR rating must be considered while purchasing environment-friendly & energy-efficient equipment for your building. Moreover, avoid using outdated equipment that affects your bills. Always prefer using branded products with an authentic star rating that assures you with low power consumption.

Follow LEED Standards: LEED is an acronym of Leadership in Energy and Environment Design, which is standard to build green buildings. Buildings constructed with LEED standards consume less energy as well as safeguard the environment. LEED is a building certification process developed by USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council). To get detailed knowledge about LEED standards, Click Here.

So, these are some valuable tips to improve your metal building efficiency and contribute to a green environment.

Viking Steel Structures has served countless customers across the United Stated with sturdy and reliable metal buildings. Give us a call at 877-801-3263 and share your building requirements. Our steel building experts will deliver and install a certified metal building that will last long.

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