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Metl-Span - Rejuvenate. Revive. Renew. With insulated metal panels (IMPs)

November 07, 2017

There is no such thing as a simple renovation!

Every exterior retrofit project is unique, and it takes an exceptional manufacturing partner to meet the challenges of today’s commercial construction industry.

Architect Randall Chapple, associate principal and director of specifications and material research at Chicago’s Goettsch Partners, was tasked with the painstakingly intricate renovation of the historic London Guarantee & Accident Building. The result was the $315 million, 452-room luxury LondonHouse Chicago and the year’s most anticipated hotel opening in the city.

"The goal was to breathe life into the existing building and provide an addition that would complement the existing structure," Chapple said. "We wanted to give the façade a sleek look. We wanted a material that offered good protection from air and water infiltration. Metal panels work well for the aesthetic and represent a good price point for weather and energy performance."

Randall Chapple and his team from Goettsch Partners successfully incorporated insulated metal panels into the hybrid adaptive reuse project, while meeting additional challenges including a fast-track installation schedule and confined construction site.

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