This topic includes information related to metal roof panels installed during construction. Metal roof panels are a manufactured product used in a variety of residential and commercial roofing applications. Metal roof panels are interlocking panels made from aluminum, copper, stainless steel or zinc coated steel material. They are available in a variety of styles; corrugated, standing seam, flat seamed, batten seam or V-beam. Depending on the quality of material used, metal roof panels may last 20 to more than 100 years.