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Optional Building Features

Wall & Roof Panels

Optional Building Features: Wall & Roof Panels

PBA (or A-panel/Architectural) panels can be used for wall applications and are striated as a standard, providing a unique design feature. The inverted ribs of the PBA panel provides for a discreet location of the exposed fasteners.

Optional Roof Panels – Standing Seam

BattenLok® is a mechanically field-seamed, high strength structural standing seam roof system. The BattenLok® HS panels have a 2" tall vertical seam and are available in both 12-inch and 16-inch widths. BattenLok® HS can be installed directly over purlins or bar joists and is capable of transitioning from roof to fascia. BattenLok® HS does not require a solid substructure for support.

SuperLok® – is a mechanically field-seamed, vertical leg standing seam roof system that combines a 2" tall slim rib with exceptional uplift resistance. It is available in both 12-inch and 16-inch widths. SuperLok® has been designed to withstand the most rigorous weather conditions. SuperLok® can be installed directly over purlins or bar joists. SuperLok® does not require a solid substructure for support.

Ultra-Dek® is a snap-together, trapezoidal leg standing seam roof system. Ultra-Dek® panels are available in 12-inch, 18-inch and 24-inch widths. Ultra-Dek® requires a minimum slope of ¼:12 and is ideal for industrial, commercial and architectural applications. Ultra-Dek® can be erected on various types of construction.

Double-Lok® is a mechanically field-seamed, trapezoidal leg standing seam roof system. Double-Lok® panels are available in 12-inch, 18-inch and 24-inch widths. Double-Lok® requires a minimum slope of ¼:12. Double-Lok® panels are ideal for industrial, commercial and architectural applications.

Specialty Panels

Arco Steel Buildings offers numerous specialty panels such as concealed fastener wall panels, Artisan soffit panels, insulated roof and wall panels, and textured panels (such as stucco finish and rock wall finish). Please consult with your Sales Representative should you have an interest in any of these systems.

Optional Building Features: Building Accessories

A wide range of accessories is available without having to go to an outside source. Some of these items include standard white vinyl or reinforced insulation, overhead or roll up garage doors, personnel doors in 3′ widths, single pane or insulated widows either fixed or operable, vents, and 3′ by 10′ skylights. Steel framed openings for doors or store front glass are also available. Click here for an example of some accessories on a typical building.

Skylight Panel

Skylight PanelSkylights are made with continuous strand woven fiberglass, in addition to the usual multi-directional mat of chopped glass fibers imbedded in a fire-retardant resin, formed to match roof panel configuration. Skylights are available in white only. Optional U.L. fire rated or UL 90 rated skylights are available

Round Gravity Ventilators

Round Gravity VentilatorsRound gravity ventilators are available in a 20″ diameter opening and in a painted white color. Bird screen and chain operated damper is provided.

Aluminum Windows

Aluminum WindowsAluminum windows are offered in the horizontal sliding and single hung models and they come in a variety of sizes. These windows are made of long life weather resistant aluminum with half screens and are glazed. Bronze finish and tinted glass are available as options.

Slim Line Windows

Slim Line WindowsSlim Line fixed accent windows are available in nominal width of 1′, 2′, and 3′ x 7′ 0″ Height. They come with gray light tempered glass and bronze enamel finish. Windows are self-flashing and connect to the panel system. No predetermined fixed framing is required. Insulated glass is available as an option.

Framed Door Openings

Building AccessoriesFramed door openings to fit any size overhead or rollup door are available. The door is not furnished with the building package. Optional trim to cover face of jamb and header is available.

Marquee Awning

Marquee AwningMarquee Awning provides shelter at door openings at an economical price. They are the perfect alternative for those locations where structural canopies or overhangs are either not desired or cannot be used.

Roof and Wall Fasteners

Roof and Wall FastenersRoof and wall fasteners are available in numerous types and sizes. The correct choice of fasteners to be used to attach the roof and the wall panels is very important. A variety of self-tapping screws (which require a pre-drilled hole) and self-drilling screws (which drill their own holes) are available to match the color of panel.

Dektite Roof Jacks

Dektite Roof JacksDektite Roof Jacks are available for vent (stack) sizes of 1″ to 13″ in diameter. Dektite's resilience allows it to accommodate expansion and contraction of both pipe and roof sheets. It requires no sealant or caulk at the pipe and can be placed at highs or lows of panel.

Gravity Monovents

Gravity Monovents are available in 10′ sections with both ends enclosed. Throat (opening) sizes are 9″ or 12″ and are furnished in white painted material. All monovents have bird screens with adjustable dampers optional.

Gutters and Downspouts

Gutters and downspouts are offered in our standards color schemes. The architecturally sculptured gutters can be used to color accent a building scheme. Gutters have built-in overflow feature. If gutter becomes blocked with debris, water will overflow on outside of panel, instead of interior of building.

Wall Louvers

Building AccessoriesWall louvers can be used to enhance air flow throughout the building. They are available in white and Galvalume® and are furnished in fixed blade or manually adjustable blade models. Various sizes are available.

Passage Doors

Building AccessoriesStandard passage doors are furnished in 3'x7′ single leaf and 6'x7′ double leaf systems. They are hollow metal doors available in solid or glass panel leafs. The exterior is painted with a primer coat only and finished coats are to be field applied. The doors are furnished complete with insulated door leaf jambs, threshold, hinges, and hardware. Closers are optional.

Canopies & Facades

Optional Building Features: Canopies & Facades

Facades/Mansards are available at either the sidewalls or endwalls, in widths from 18 inches to 6 feet, and are available with and without soffit panels. Heights may vary from 2 feet to 6 feet depending on what it takes to conceal your roof or gain needed space for signage.

Vertical Facade/Mansard

Sloped Facade/Mansard


Canopies are available either the sidewalls or endwalls, in widths ranging from 2 feet to 10 feet, and are available with and without soffit panels. These can be either at eave (called eave overhang) for a simple overhang or for covered storage for equipment and/or vehicles, or below eave (below eave canopy) for an architectural porch. Below eave canopies can be as simple or complex as desired.

At eave canopy (Eave Extension)

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