Storm Shelters

Tested to protect when called upon.

Destructive weather waits for no one - trust an engineered system tested to withstand extreme conditions.

Perform-A-Deck & Series 300 have set the standard in storm shelter roof design.

Our system is engineered and tested to resist extreme winds and debris impact, as defined by the FEMA 361 Design and Construction Guidance for Community Safe Rooms.

Storm Shelter Case Studies
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Southaven Community Shelter (Southaven, MS)

When the time came to build their first community safe room in Southaven, A2H Architects trusted IMETCO to provide the metal deck and roof assembly - arguably the most critical component to an effective safe room.

La Salle County Safety Rest Area

LaSalle County Safety Rest Area (Cotulla, TX)

Officially opened in June 2015, the La Salle County Safety Rest Area features Perform-A-Deck

Pass Christian PD

Police EOC Safe Room (Pass Christian, MS)

The new Pass Christian Police Station features Perform-A-Deck and Series 300

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Edward Dufresne Community Center (Luling, LA)

The Perform-A-Deck acoustical assembly was the perfect solution for the Edward Dufresne Community Center

Atoka Tornado Safe Room

Atoka Elementary Safe Room (Atoka, TN)

When the time came to build their first community safe room in Southaven, A2H Architects trusted IMETCO to provide the metal deck and roof assembly - arguably the most critical component to an effective safe room.

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Bass Pro Shops Wildlife Galleries (Springfield, MO)

The tornado hardened roof assembly used on the Bass Pro Shops Wildlife Galleries features Perform-A-Deck and Series 300 roof panels.

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Perform-A-Deck Metal Deck System
  • Complete system includes deck, insulation, gypsum board, underlayments and vapor barriers. 
  • Outstanding structural strength
  • Maximum energy efficiency
  • Optimal acoustical values
  • Excellent waterproofing protection
  • UL Fire-rated design
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Series 300 Metal Roofing System
  • Fully tested and warranted
  • Wind-resistant and water-tight
  • Ideal for new and retrofit applications
  • Eco-friendly, sustainable, recyclable
  • Curving and tapering available
  • Factory or field formed
  • Wide variety of materials and gauges
Storm Shelter Design Requirements

FEMA 361 (2015)

This publication presents important information about the design and construction of community and residential safe rooms that will provide protection during tornado and hurricane events. This edition features clarified guidance and revised commentary to reflect years of post-damage assessments and lessons learned, including those based on many safe rooms directly impacted by tornadoes.

ICC/NSSA 500 (2014)

ICC 500 is referenced in the 2009, 2012 and 2015 IBC as the governing standard for the design and construction of storm shelters.

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