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Steel vs Wood framing – Which is best for construction?


The construction industry continues to move from strength to strength. But following the pandemic and a new way of life, the construction industry has experienced a surge across the world. Contractors and builders are in high demand due to previously stalled projects coming back to life in a thriving market.

A key decision with any construction project is choosing between asteel and wood framing structure. Here’s all the data you need to compare steel vs wood framing to make sound decisions for your next construction project.

Topics: Market & Industry Trends, Building Applications, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Commercial

What is Cold Formed Steel and What Does CFS Mean?


If you’re new to the world of cold formed steel or considering CFS for your next project, there can be a lot to wrap your head around. You might be asking yourself, what does CFS mean? Understanding not only what cold formed steel stands for but the use of CFS (cold formed steel) in construction can help you achieve faster build times at a lower cost for your next project.

Topics: Commercial

Accelerate the Construction of Mid-Rise Buildings using Cold Formed Steel

It’s a common misconception that only low-rise buildings up to two or three stories can be built with cold formed steel. Many also think that cold formed steel (CFS) is limited to small, non-critical interior or exterior framing applications. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. The structural integrity of CFS framing suits mid-rise buildings as well. 

Topics: Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Commercial

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