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Three Heads Brewing, Rochester, N.Y.

Photo: John Solberg - Sun Mountain PhotographyPardi Partnership Architects utilized a framework of a typical industrial metal building system and created custom design elements with brick, metal, wood paneling and glazing on the exterior for Three Heads Brewing. The design elements reflect the characteristics of the brewery inside.

The clear spans associated with a metal building system were well-suited for the brewing process, storage and distribution. It provided a consistent framework at the exterior for customization. Tall floor-to-ceiling clearances were required for the brewing tanks, and an open floor plan optimized tank layout and capacity. Additionally, integral, insulated wall and roof panels conserved interior space and the panels' industrial-grade finishes withstand brewery conditions including moisture, temperature swings and chemicals.

Building Innovation Group Inc. installed Ceco Building Systems' framing system, 1,300 square feet of 26-gauge PBC metal wall panels in Brite Red to screen mechanical equipment and 500 square feet of 26-gauge PBC metal wall panels in Black on a façade with brick for the 20,000-square-foot project, which was completed in December 2015. Additionally, Building Innovation Group installed 20,000 square feet of Metl-Span's 24-gauge, 4-inch-thick by 42-inch-wide CFR Insulated Roof Panels in Tundra and 5,700 square feet of 24-gauge, 2 1/2-inch-thick by 42-inch-wide Striated Insulated Wall Panels in Slate Gray for the $2.5 million project.

Owner: Atlantic Avenue Capital Partners LLC, Rochester
General contractor: FSI General Contractors, Rochester,
Architect: Pardi Partnership Architects, Rochester,
Installer: Building Innovation Group Inc., East Rochester, N.Y.,
Metal building system: Ceco Building Systems, Columbus, Miss.,
Metal roof/wall panels: Metl-Span, Lewisville, Texas,

Photo: John Solberg - Sun Mountain Photography