Blog Posts


Groundbreaking High Capacity Rake and Starter Plates are the New Standard

The Superior Seam Technology™ (SST) patented High Capacity Rake (RP-XX) or Starter Plates (SP-XX) have been established as the new standard to handle the standing seam metal roofing industry’s most restrictive edge/corner zone wind uplift performance requirements based on their outstanding performance capabilities and innovative design along with the rapid adoption rate within the licensee, architectural, engineering and metal building communities.

BRS Takes “Blank Page” Approach to TS-324® Fixed Clips Redesign

The Building Research Systems, Inc. (BRS) Research and Development design group decided to take a “blank page” redesign approach to advance the TS-324 Fixed Clip designs while improving its function, capabilities and performance to meet the numerous new challenges facing our licensees throughout the United States and Canada.

Ted Neyer, COO, to assume active role within BRS.

Building Research Systems, Inc. (BRS) is pleased to announce that as of August 1, 2020, Ted Neyer, BRS Chief Operating Officer, will now assume an active role in operational product/project management, analytical analysis, leadership development, strategic financial planning and assisting with inside sales administration.

Handling High Wind Uplift and Edge/Corner Zones

Stricter high wind uplift and edge/corner zone rules continue to challenge metal standing seam roofing systems throughout the building industry today.

RP-038 and RP-138 Parts Move Toward Retirement

BRS Focuses on Improvement

Building Research Systems, Inc (BRS) employees are greatly saddened and distressed for any loss of life due to the unseen enemy that has infiltrated throughout our great country.

Affordable Alternative for Skylight Fall Protection

Improving TS-324 Roof System Performance

Patented High Capacity Rake Plate is the Benchmark

The ability to meet the ever-increasing edge/corner zone performance requirements has now established the Superior Seam Technology™ (SST) patented High Capacity Rake Plates as the benchmark for the standing seam metal roofing systems industry.

BRS to Offer Module Clamp Kits

Alignment Tool Essential