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Orlando World Center Marriott Resort, Orlando, Fla.

This project entailed the total replacement of a 21-year-old metal standing-seam roof that had weathered various tropical storms and hurricanes. Petersen Aluminum Corp.'s PAC-CLAD material was used to replace roofs on three key structures at this world-class resort-the Mikado Japanese Steak House, Hawk's Landing Steak House and golf pro shop.

Petersen supplied 25,000 square feet (2,323 m2) of 24-gauge, 12-inch- (305-mm-) wide SNAP-CLAD panels and 20,000 square feet (1,858 m2) of flat stock for flashings. The panels are finished with PAC-CLAD Kynar 500 Forest Green.

Part of the final phase of a four-year renovation that replaced all roofs on the property, Petersen was selected for the availability of stock PAC-CLAD Forest Green metal panels to match the existing roofs and its Florida Product Approval and Miami-Dade Approval. Installation was challenging due to limited laydown space and continued operation of the 2,000-room resort at 90 percent occupancy during the renovation. Petersen fabricated the SNAP-CLAD panels and Nations Roof South LLC utilized a 53-foot (16-m) portable sheet metal shop to fabricate the trim, gutters, downspouts and coping.

Architect: Building Consultants Ltd., Arlington Heights, Ill.

Roofing contractor: Nations Roof South LLC, Atlanta

Distributor: Commercial Roofing Specialties, College Park, Ga.

Metal roof panels: Petersen Aluminum Corp., Elk Grove Village, Ill.