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Trojan Storage of Burbank, Burbank, Calif.

Jordan Architects Inc. designed Trojan Storage of Burbank with horizontal metal siding, large red cornices and masonry. The horizontal, corrugated metal panels are a bold contrast with self storages of the past, which only had vertical corrugations. The red cornices also draw attention to the facility, which is located on a short, dead-end street.

The metal panels are above split-face masonry blocks. Split-face blocks provide durable surfaces at street level, where there are loading areas and railroad tracks.

The 92,310-square-foot structure has parapet walls on all sides, and a built-up roof system with internal pipe drains to control water runoff. For two canopy overhangs, Mako Steel Inc. installed 750 square feet of McElroy Metal’s 24-gauge Mirage metal roof panels in Brite Red and Regal Blue.

McElroy Metal’s cap flash was used to finish off the cornices. To prevent water penetration between joints and exposed, upturned edges, Mako Steel installed 1,100 feet of custom bent, 24-gauge cap flash in Brite Red above the cornices, attached to the back of the parapets.

On the walls, Mako Steel installed 15,000 square feet of McElroy Metal’s 24-gauge Mega Rib panels in Ash Gray. The walls are insulated to a thermal resistance of R-19 with 6-inch batt insulation between studs. McElroy Metal also supplied all of the galvanized light-gauge sub-structural components for the building’s structure including cees, zees, angles and clips.

Trojan Storage of Burbank has exterior access and interior access, climate-controlled storage units. For partition walls inside, Mako Steel installed 100,000 square feet of McElroy Metal’s 26-gauge U-Panels with a Galvalume finish. The facility was completed in November 2017.