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Accurate Steel Fab: Revolutionizing US Construction with Steel Framing


Howard Akin, CEO at Accurate Steel Fab & Prime Development Capital, heads a consortium of integrated companies specializing in construction.  Accurate Steel Fab (ASF), is their light gauge steel manufacturing business, which emerged over three years ago with a strategic focus on finding an innovative solution to speed up construction and generate returns for investors. Their adoption of FRAMECAD roll-forming equipment marked a significant milestone, enabling the manufacturing of pre-panelized steel components for US residential construction and commercial projects throughout Texas. 

Topics: Case Studies, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Residential

The Advantages of Steel Framing in Disaster Prone Areas


In the realm of residential construction, the impact of natural disasters cannot be underestimated. From hurricanes/cyclones and tornadoes to earthquakes and wildfires, various regions in the United States face the constant threat of Mother Nature's fury. In such high-risk areas, the choice of construction materials becomes paramount to ensure the safety, durability, and resilience of homes. One material that stands out as a game-changer in disaster-prone zones is steel framing. In this article, we will delve into the numerous benefits of using light gauge steel (LGS) framing in US residential construction, outlining why it should be the material of choice for developers aiming to build homes that are resilient against the forces of nature. 

Topics: eBooks, Disaster Relief, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction

Offsite Construction: The Differences Between Prefabrication & Modular


Residential developers are always looking for new ways to simplify the construction process. Offsite construction, prefabrication and modular construction are often considered.  

While they may seem interchangeable at first glance there are subtleties between them. This article aims to provide a clear understanding of these differences and how each method can contribute to the future of US residential construction

Topics: Offsite & Modular Construction, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Residential

Steel Framing's Health Benefits in US Residential Construction


The pursuit of creating healthier homes has become a paramount concern in US residential construction. Developers are increasingly recognizing the impact of building materials on the well-being of occupants. In this quest for healthier living spaces, steel framing emerges as a game-changer, offering a myriad of benefits that contribute to homeowners' overall health and wellness.

Topics: eBooks, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Residential

Steel Framing is Reducing Labor Costs in US Residential Construction


The dynamic world of residential construction is constantly changing and developing. Builders and developers are seeking innovative solutions to streamline construction processes, enhance cost-effectiveness and deliver affordable housing. One solution that has gained significant traction in recent years is the use of cold-formed steel (CFS) framing in US residential construction. In this article, we explore how incorporating steel framing into your projects can not only optimize costs but also reduce the reliance on skilled labor, marking a transformative shift in the industry. 

Topics: eBooks, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction

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