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Why CFS is a superior structural material for construction

Posted by FRAMECAD on Apr 17, 2018 2:47:34 PM


There is a misconception by some that cold formed steel (CFS) should only be used for interior framing or non-structural building elements - but that’s not the full extent of its capabilities.

Far from it. CFS delivers many advantages in the construction of structural, load bearing walls as well.

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Topics: Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction

Why CFS is a premium material for solar panel mounting structures

Posted by FRAMECAD on Apr 10, 2018 3:38:26 PM

As global demand for solar power as an alternative energy option rises, it will be to the advantage of solar photovoltaic (PV) panel manufacturers and installers to ensure superior product quality while using cost-effective, reliable materials in assembly.  

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Topics: Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction

Cold Formed Steel – Termite proof

Posted by FRAMECAD on Mar 22, 2018 1:53:37 PM

Termites are a major source of risk for the global construction industry, costing billions of dollars in damage to both small and large-scale projects.


Termite infestations are considered a high probability in some of the largest population centres of the world, namely the US and Mexico, Africa, most of South America, southern Asia and Europe, and throughout Australia and the Pacific Islands.

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Topics: Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction

Permanent vs. Non-permanent modular construction

Posted by FRAMECAD on Mar 1, 2018 10:11:31 AM

Modular construction is now a global-leading construction methodology, because of the cost-efficiency and reduced project schedules it offers to developers and general contractors.

Modular building can be split into two broad applications:

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Topics: Offsite & Modular Construction

The World of Modular, 2018, Hollywood

Posted by FRAMECAD on Feb 14, 2018 2:53:29 PM

Come join us at the 35th Annual World of Modular, taking place from March 22nd – 25th in Hollywood, Florida at The Diplomat Beach Resort. The tradeshow and convention is hosted annually by the Modular Building Institute (MBI).


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Topics: Tradeshows & Events, Offsite & Modular Construction