United Global Buildings (UGB) maintains certifications with a number of organizations, some of which are included below for your reference. UGB is dedicated to ensuring the best solution for your project needs, and certifications such as these reflect the high standard of our work.
Metal Builders Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
MBMA provides leadership, research, and education that increase the prominence and usage of metal building systems as the premier solution for performance, aesthetics, and sustainability in building construction.
Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute (CSSBI)
CSSBI is Canada’s foremost authority on sheet steel, its products, and its many applications. They are an industry association responsible for the development and dissemination of steel industry standards.
The International Accreditation Service (IAS)
The International Accreditation Service (IAS) provides objective evidence that an organization operates at the highest level of ethical, legal and technical standards.
ASTM E108 Test Methods for Fire Tests of Roof Coverings – VR16 II, CFR, Classic Roof
ASTM E283 Test Method for Determining Air Leakage through Wall Systems – Classic Wall, Reverse Classic Wall, Accent Wall
ASTM E331 Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Wall Systems – Classic Wall, Reverse Classic Wall, Accent Wall
ASTM E1592 Test Method for Wind Uplift Performance of Sheet Metal Roofing Sytems – CFR, VR16 II
ASTM E1646 Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Roof Systems – VR16 II, CFR all seams, 24″ wide = none @12 psf
ASTM E1680 Test Method for Rate of Air Leakage Through Exterior Roof Systems – VR16 II, CFR all seams, 24″ wide = 0.0005 cfm/sq.ft.
ASTM E2140 Test Method for Water Penetration of Metal Roof Panel Systems by Static Water Pressure Head – CFR
AISI Gravity & Uplift Base Testing – VR 16 II, CFR
AISI Purlin Stability Testing – VR16 II, CFR
US Army Corps of Engineers – VR16 II, CFR – Approved per CEGS 07416 test specification
FM Simulated Hail Damage Testing – VR 16 II, CFR, Classic Roof – Class SH Hail Resistance
Underwriter Agency Approvals
Factory Mutual Approval FM Standard 4471 – CFR, VR 16 II, Classic Roof
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. UL 580 Class 90 Roof Panels
Classic Roof – Construction No. 161, 167
CFR – Construction No. 552, 552A, 552B, 590
VR 16 II – Construction No. 238, 238A, 238B, 238C, 331, 336, 435, 451, 487, & 567
Facility Certifications and Accreditation
IAS AC 472 Accreditation for Metal Buildings – all four facilities
CAN/CSA A660 Certification for Manufacture of Metal Buildings – Indiana & Utah facilities
Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute – Member
Metal Building Manufacturers Association – Member
CWB W47.1 Certified – Indiana & Utah facilities
Licensed Professional Engineers – Registered throughout the US and Canada.
Professional Association Memberships by NBS Engineers:
National Society of Professional Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Welding Society
Association of Iron & Steel Engineers
Florida Product Approval – Nucor VR16 II™, CFR™, Classic Roof™, Classic Wall™, Reverse Classic™, Accent Wall™
Miami-Dade County – Approved Manufacturer &/or Fabricator of Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metals Products & Assemblies
City Fabricator Certifications – Cities of Houston, TX;
Los Angeles, CA; Riverside, CA; Seattle, WA; Phoenix, AZ
Clark County, NV – Certified Fabricator of Metal Building
State of Utah – Department of Facilities and Construction Management – Approved Fabricator