Leonardo Romanese Architect, Inc. knew metal panels would be used from the start in order to expedite construction. Kingspan KS Micro-Rib panels were used to create a variety of textures and colors – allowing Blue Bird’s newest facility to meet municipal design expectations.
Insulated metal panels serve a practical purpose in a climate that can be blistering hot in the summer and bone-chillingly cold in the winter. In fact, 90 percent of the facility is insulated metal panels, in addition to some decorative panels. In order to shield the metal panels from the damaging effects of road salt, Romanese used split face masonry block for the base of the facility.