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Contrarian Micro Textures, by Rigidized® Metals Corporation. is pleased to provide architecture and engineering students with product information to support their projects. We are also pleased to offer a guest lecturer service for institutions that wish to have an expert speaker address their students regarding stainless steel for construction applications.

Stainless steel saves energy and mitigates the heat island effect of buildings. With its high recycled content and complete recyclability, the potential for stainless steel to last as long as the building stands, creates a sustainability loop that is the envy of other materials. When used for exterior cladding, stainless steel does not create runoff of bio toxins (common occurrences with traditional metals used in construction). Information about environmental issues, including LEED® and Green Globes Design™ can be found under the Save Energy tab and throughout our Resources section. Topics include:

As key advisors to building owners, architects may benefit from understanding the economics of stainless steel building ownership. The following information can be found under the Reduce Costs tab and throughout our Resources section: