Bryan Arlington

Director of Estimating
Star Building Systems

Bryan Arlington, PE, started at Star in 1996 as a Design Engineer. In 1999, he moved to the Estimating Department as a Sales Engineer. After achieving Senior Sales Engineer, he was promoted to Chief Sales Engineer and then Manager of Estimating. Bryan has a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and is a registered professional engineer in multiple states. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife, Shalmarie and his two children, Jessica and Jacob. For more, visit:

Are Metal Roofs Lightning Magnets?

A metal building system, with a conductive metal roof and a conductive metal structural frame, gives lightning a low-resistance path to the earth. Photo: David Selby/Wikimedia Commons.

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