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Embassy Suites, Courtyard Marriott and Omaha-LaVista Conference Center, Omaha, Neb.

The LaVista Conference Center features 60,000 square feet (5,574 m2) of meeting space, including a grand ballroom, junior ballroom and additional breakout meeting spaces. The conference center is flanked with the 257-room Embassy Suites and 246-room Courtyard Marriott.

The project featured a variety of products from Firestone Building Products Co., including metal roof and wall panels and APP modified bitumen for flat roofs. Boone Brothers Roofing installed 4,000 square feet (372 m2) of Firestone's UNA-CLAD UC-7 Snap-On Panel roofing system on the Embassy Suites. Additionally, 10,500 square feet (975 m2) of HR Ultra Omega wall panels were installed.

The Courtyard Marriott featured a total of 36,000 square feet (3,344 m2) of Firestone's UC-6 Double-Lock standing-seam system on the roof's radius portion and UC-7 Snap-On panel system on the rest of the roof, installed by McKinnis Roofing. The rear of the building features 2,400 square feet (223 m2) of UC-500 Flush Soffit wall panels installed onto the screen walls.

All the UNA-CLAD metal roofing panels are in Hemlock Green, while the HR Omega wall panels are in Stone White and the UC- 500 Flush Soffit wall panels are in Almond.

General contractor: The Killian Group of Companies, Springfield, Mo.

Architect: Pellham Phillips Architects and Engineers, Springfield

Roofing contractors: Boone Brothers Roofing, Omaha, and McKinnis Roofing &
Sheet Metal Inc., Blair, Neb.

Supplier: L. Johnson Sales, Omaha

Metal roof and wall panels: Firestone Building Products Co., Indianapolis