T13-A - Wall panels, T23 - Wall panels
Metal Sales’ T23 panels feature a 3” vertical rib, giving the envelope an eye-catching texture in a tri-color pattern of Colonial Red, Terra Cotta and Copper Penny, modeled from the campus’ desert surroundings. The panels are situated to reflect the FCC’s Radio Frequency Spectrum Allocation chart, which plots nationwide wireless communication allotment for outlets like cell phones, Wifi, broadcast TV/Radio, etc. – thus appropriately emulating the facility’s purpose. This form-meets-function approach is further achieved by a section of the building that is clad in horizontally ribbed Metal Sales T13-A panels in Metallic Silver, and supports a row of satellite dishes.
From the outside, the commanding metal façade harmonizes with its urban Phoenix environment. Metal was chosen for this impressive LEED Silver-Certified building both for its sustainable recycled content, and for its capacity to be applied quickly, efficiently and economically.
Metal is a very popular choice for projects of this nature, owing to its long-lasting durability and inherently eco-friendly composition. Metal Sales offers supreme panel products that hold up well in the extreme Arizona heat. And with a 45 year paint warranty, they are guaranteed to maintain their visual appeal even after decades of wear. Additionally, with all Metal Sales standard colors ENERGY STAR® listed, their highly reflective nature may actually help a facility to lower its cooling costs.