3 Questions to Ask When Choosing Fasteners for Cold-Formed Steel Framing

Three questions based on wall type and materials can help you choose the right fasteners for construction projects involving cold-formed steel framing. Article Originally posted at BuildSteel.org Does it matter what type of fasteners you use with cold-formed steel (CFS) framing? If you think the answer is “no,” power down [...]

By |2022-01-13T21:20:23+00:00January 13th, 2022|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

Prefabrication Reaches Mainstream Status with Steel Framing

Facing an unprecedented number of disruptions, the construction industry looks to prefabrication to get back on track. Article originally posted at BuildSteel.org The ongoing pandemic, widespread labor shortages, supply chain disruptions and extreme weather have created an unprecedented number of disruptions for the construction industry. Despite these difficult developments, the [...]

By |2022-01-06T19:20:02+00:00January 6th, 2022|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

Dynamic Steel Frame Busts 7 Myths about Building with Steel

Setting the record straight, the Australian firm - Dynamic Steel Frame - dispels 7 of the most common myths and misconceptions about steel. Article originally posted at ArchitectureandDesign.com The use of steel in construction applications worldwide is widespread, with steel framing specified for commercial as well as residential buildings. Unfortunately, [...]

By |2021-12-30T18:53:56+00:00December 30th, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

Rick Haws: The Future of Steel Framing Involves More Technology

Rick Haws of RBH Consulting – a recent AISI achievement award winner – sees a cold-formed steel (CFS) future affected by energy standards and technologies, such as BIM, that make structural analysis easier. Article originally posted at BuildSteel.org In early November 2021, Richard (Rick) Haws, P.E., engineer at RBH Consulting, [...]

By |2021-12-06T13:54:28+00:00December 6th, 2021|Commercial, Company, Residential|0 Comments

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
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