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592,000 Hotel Rooms in the US Pipeline

New data from Lodging Econometrics shows a 27% growth in hotel development projects entering early planning stages. Article originally posted at BuildSteel.org The COVID-19 pandemic put many travel plans on hiatus, especially as coronavirus variants spread across the globe. But work on hotel and resort projects certainly didn’t come to [...]

By |2021-11-18T16:24:23+00:00November 18th, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

The Benefits of BIM in Design and Construction

Streamline process and improve output – how the rising use of BIM digital engineering is changing the construction industry. Article originally posted at Elland Steel While the look of buildings going up nowadays might feel radically more different and modern to those constructed decades [...]

By |2021-10-27T19:11:54+00:00October 27th, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

Sustainability & Green Building

Reduce Material, Reuse, and Recycle Your Next Project with Steel Originally posted at Steel Framing Alliance Steel Fast Facts Steel is one of the most sustainable building materials in the world. The industry has embraced the common-sense approach that reducing its impact on the environment is not [...]

By |2021-10-15T12:43:53+00:00October 14th, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

Steel Framing: The Future of Hotel Construction

Today, many hotels are being constructed out of prefabricated steel framing systems rather than traditional wood or expensive and time-consuming concrete. Originally posted at buildsteel.org The biggest difference with steel-framed buildings – especially ones constructed off-site to precise specifications – is that they require significantly less manpower and materials, not only [...]

By |2021-10-06T19:13:33+00:00October 6th, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

Steel Studs Make Bob Vila’s “Best Tips” List

Steel studs make Bob Vila’s ‘75 Best Tips List’ for rehabilitation projects, and a contractor demonstrates the ease of installation for a renovation project in Brooklyn, New York. Originally posted at buildsteel.org Bob Vila, known for hosting the television shows This Old House, Bob Vila’s Home Again, Bob Vila, and Restore America [...]

By |2021-10-06T20:30:02+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

Factory-built load bearing walls to help revolutionize building

At an unfinished Kingsville, Ontario condo penthouse suite, A-LINX plant manager Matt Pellitteri points to a light gauge steel wall topped by a continuous beam manufactured at A-LINX’s plant, delivered onsite and supporting point loads of cold-formed steel roof trusses. By Ron Stang Originally posted at buildsteel.org The new five-story-plus penthouse [...]

By |2021-09-10T18:46:43+00:00September 10th, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

Cold-Formed Steel Introductory Glossary

A handy reference guide to lock down the basics of cold-formed steel framing, from A to Z. Originally posted at buildsteel.org When it comes to designing and building with cold-formed steel framing, you need a good grasp of industry and technical terms, from adjusted shear resistance to z-shape. To provide a [...]

By |2021-09-03T12:22:51+00:00September 3rd, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

NAHB Survey: Builders Willing to Learn about Alternatives to Wood Framing

With the recent increase in construction prices, a survey from NAHB indicates that builders are willing to learn about wood-alternative framing systems. Originally posted at buildsteel.org Post Written by:  SFIA (Steel Framing Industry Association) Beginning in mid-2020, lumber prices have seen record increases and, despite recent declines, remain at historic [...]

By |2021-09-02T15:36:57+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments
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