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Building Science

Advanced Technology in the Hands of Industry-Leading Experts

CENTRIA innovations in metal wall and roof systems set the industry standard in aesthetics, performance, sustainability and value. Our building envelopes provide advanced thermal and moisture protection (ATMP) technology with fully-integrated, engineered components, pressure-equalized horizontal and vertical joinery and the most advanced coatings systems on the market today. Discover for yourself the revolutionary building science that enables CENTRIA to change the landscape of metal wall and roof systems.


Professional Support for Professionals in the Field

Design Innovation

CENTRIA Construction Support Services is a one-stop shop for architects, building owners, general contractors, dealers and installers. It’s our comprehensive list of services that makes CENTRIA an industry leader and sets us apart from other manufacturers. The construction support team provides a project-specific menu of services, tailored to meet the customer’s needs through every level of construction.

The benefits of CENTRIA’s closed-spec methodology start and end with single source responsibility. Professionals are ensured the most detailed and current drawings, documentation, field erection details and up-to-date product specifications, thereby removing the risk of misfabrications or engineering mistakes. And CENTRIA’s project managers are there every step of the way.


The Home for Innovation

Located approximately 20 miles north of Pittsburgh, PA, the CENTRIA Product Innovation Center houses advanced testing and fabrication equipment, as well as a design studio and workshop used for research and product development. The facility employs CENTRIA’s in-house architects, engineers and technicians who devote their time to product testing, installation training, constructibility assessment and sample production. Whether assessing external thermal load, adhesive limits, wind resistance or moisture intrusion, our Research & Development team puts CENTRIA metal wall and roof systems to the test to ensure that our products are second to none.

Sustainable Products and Building Practices

Sustainable Products

For decades, CENTRIA has been a leader in the green movement. Our commitment to sustainability has resulted in some of the most innovative building products on the market today. As a reflection of our commitment, CENTRIA's best-selling Formawall insulated metal panel now enhanced with halogen-free foam.
In addition, several CENTRIA products are certified by UL Environment, an independent safety science company, with Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). CENTRIA products:

  • Contribute to achieving LEED points
  • Are manufactured from recycled content
  • Result in less jobsite waste
  • Are lightweight and easy to install
  • Reduce building heating and cooling (HVAC) costs
  • Minimize maintenance and replacement expenses

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