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Duro Buildings Roof Pitch
The angle of a steel building's roof is
determined by roof pitch. Roof pitch indicates the rise vertically for
every 12 inches of horizontal travel. Our system allows you to choose
anything from a .5:12 up to a 6:12 roof pitch. There are many considerations with both higher and
lower roof pitches. Our experts can best assist you in dermining the
ideal roof pitch for your specific needs and keep you in compliance with
all ocal building codes.
Higher pitched roofs may add to the cost
of the building, but can add performance to a building in a heavy snow
region. Additionally, you can take advantage of extra space above.
High-pitched roofs are less likely to leak and can add style to your
Low pitched-roofs require less material
and therefore cost less. Also it's easier to heat and cool a building
with a low-pitched roof. One major advantage of a low-pitched roof is
expandability. If you ever add-on to your building you will be able to
add more space while keeping the loss of headroom to a minimum.