The Metal Initiative recently released a white paper focusing on using metal in retrofit applications. With retrofit being one of the hottest topics in the commercial building industry today, this new white paper addresses the reasons why building owners, developers and architects are and should be choosing metal. Metals benefits are more than economical and environmentally friendly; they're also visually appealing and long lasting. The Metal Initiative's new white paper outlines the financial and environmental advantages of retrofitting with metal roof and wall systems. For contractors, architects, and business owners the paper explains how to increase business, improve building appearance, and reduce long-term energy costs by using metal in retrofit projects.