Pre-Engineered Steel Retail Store in Honesdale, Pennsylvania

Sunward Steel Buildings, Inc., was the proud fabricator and provider of this pre-engineered steel retail building in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in mid-June of 2009.

Ever since, it has functioned as a retail store for Fromm Electric, an electric supply and automation company with nine branches across Pennsylvania. The company provides factory automation engineering services, electrical supplies, energy management audits and similar services and caters to OEM and MRO manufacturing clients as well as systems integrators, electrical and specialty contractors and other commercial and institutional businesses and establishments.

Affordable, Sustainable Retail Construction Solutions 

A top choice among business owners looking for safe, long-lasting and affordable places to set up shop, pre-engineered metal retail stores are easy to erect, maintain and customize. They require very little in terms of maintenance, resulting in low lifelong ownership costs, and they are also easy to repurpose in the event that they change hands.

Part of Wayne County in northeastern Pennsylvania, the borough of Wayne is located in a rural area that is popular among outdoor recreationists. The community lies about 32 miles northeast of Scranton and about 113 miles, by car, from Kingston, New York.

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Building Specifications

Attractive, accommodating, and impressively energy efficient, the metal store features premium-quality steel composition, which results in unparalleled structural integrity. Designed to hold its own when faced with heavy use, extreme weather, and similar hazards, the metal retail store stands 50’x70’x14’ once raised and features an unobstructed clear span and high overhead clearance, allowing for the use and storage of oversize equipment.

The store boasts an attractive Misty Gray exterior, and its Galvalume steel roof features complementing Burnished Slate-colored trim and a slight 2:12 pitch. Key features include a high-performance insulation package that keeps energy bills low and stores employees comfortably, regardless of temperature or time of year. The roof and walls of the steel retail store both contain 6” layers of WMP-VR-faced fiberglass insulation.

The metal retail operation also has (7) door and window openings in a variety of sizes, among them (2) 3070 openings enclosing (2) 3070 walk doors, (1) 10’x10’ overhead door, (1) 6’4”x7’2” walk door, and (3) 6’x4’ windows. Enhancing durability even further are 1.5” fasteners used in the store’s roof and walls, while a 6” eave gutter 5” downspouts, which match the store’s roof trim, help prevent snow or rainwater from collecting on the roof or near the base of the steel building. Other climate-related accommodations include a 35-psf snow load and a 90-mph wind speed rating.