Metal Buildings

Since 2008, the design-build of pre-engineered metal buildings (PEMB’s) has been at the core of our business. Steel Nation Buildings is now a Top 20 American PEMB Contractor focused on providing the absolute safest, coolest, and quietest compressor/transmission/gas processing plants throughout the energy sector. Working in conjunction with Steel Nation Engineering, Steel Nation Building provides turnkey large-scale projects in a timely and safe manner. We offer:

  • civil, structural engineering and foundation designs (P.E. Stamps)
  • permitting services with local townships, counties and/or states
  • site work, clearing, erosion and sediment control
  • foundation and concrete slab installations
  • site grounding loops and lightning rods
  • steel erection, rigging and crane services
  • electric, plumbing, HVAC, insulation and air handling
  • sound mitigation and soundwalls (permanent and temporary)
  • offices and control room build-outs
  • final site grading, paving and fencing
  • final commissioning of projects
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Oil and gas companies working the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays look to Steel Nation Buildings as their go-to regional designer/builder/PEMB contractor. We are conveniently located in Pittsburgh with additional plants nationwide to serve the continental US customers.

Steel Nation Buildings partners with many world-class suppliers, including Pittsburgh Air/Greenheck (Air Handling, HVAC, Sound Mitigation), Therm-All (Insulation & Sound Attenuation Mineral wool), Eaton (Electric Components), Detroit Hoists (Cranes) and many other leading component manufacturers.

  • complete pre-engineered metal building (PEMB) Custom-designed to fit the client’s needs
  • sound attenuation systems, materials and insulation
  • concrete foundations, grade beams, slab floor, screw piles, pilings, and caissons
  • ventilation equipment to include fans, louvers, dampers, curbs, silencers and diverters
  • heating equipment, both gas and electric, direct, convective, and catalytic heat as well as full HVAC
  • electric, pneumatic, and manual cranes to include walkway, caged-ladder access, and remotes.
  • insulated, non-insulated and High STC rated roll-up and man doors
  • complete office build-outs to include all fit out work to include plumbing, HVAC, electric, drywall etc.
  • blast resistant pre-engineered metal buildings (PEMBs) (Up to 3 PSIG overpressure)
  • full-time on-site project manager for all building construction work.
  • HVAC maintenance and repair
  • crane load test, commission, repair, inspection and re-certification
  • roll-up door installation, maintenance, re-alignment, and removal
  • building repair and liner/wall/roof panel replacement
  • combustion air intakes (CAITs) for gas compression
  • building damage assessment and remediation
  • compressor rigging and change-outs
  • building additions and modifications
  • permanent fall safe systems for roofs
  • permanent sound wall design and installation
  • on-site presence
  • full back office support
  • evaluate unforeseen site conditions
  • critical path scheduling
  • clear design interpretation and intent
  • daily progress report standard
  • complete motor control center (ATS, PDC, UPS, HMI, PLC, Starters, etc.)
  • racks with foundations for pipes, cable trays, and conduits
  • interior cable tray with supports and conduits
  • all wiring terminations
  • lighting and exit signs with UPS
  • gas monitors and fire detection equipment
  • emergency shut-down (ESD) system
  • start-up, testing, and commissioning
  • all installations on above equipment and systems.
  • cranes (overhead, swing cab, fixed cab, etc.)
  • rigging I & II
  • forklift and manlift certifications
  • fall protection.

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