FRAMECAD by Douglass Colony: Hyatt Place Westminster, USA

Posted by FRAMECAD Team on Nov 13, 2017 4:06:34 PM
This project is the Hyatt Place Westminster in Colorado in USA. It is a 6-level, 156-room hotel. All 644 wall panels for this project were erected in just 17 working days using a 6-man crew (this project included only wall panel erection - no floor install, or concrete work).

The benefits of FRAMECAD panelized metal stud framing include:
- Total design flexibility
- 1 & 2 hour UL assemblies
- Simplified field erection
- Complete turn-key solution
- Construction in ¼ of the time

Douglass Colony is the exclusive FRAMECAD manufacturer for the Rocky Mountain Region.

Watch the speed of construction in the video below.
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Topics: Case Studies, builder, Most popular, Douglass Colony

For FRAMECAD, innovation is everything; it’s a catalyst for enablement.

Posted by FRAMECAD Team on May 23, 2017 3:40:36 PM

"The speed of change in the world demands a new approach to construction. Population growth and changing environmental, political and social attitudes are causing many landowners, developers and builders to move away from traditional methods. At FRAMECAD, we look towards modern approaches to construction and for more than 30 years, we have been so excited about innovation in Cold Formed Steel construction to meet these needs."

Mark Taylor, Founder and CEO, FRAMECAD 

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Topics: FRAMECAD, CFS, Cold Formed Steel, Most popular

Do you have enough skilled labor for your construction project?  If not, we have the answer for you!

Posted by FRAMECAD on May 11, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The impact of the skilled construction labor shortage has had a sustained and harmful effect on the construction industry since the worldwide recession (2007 - 2011), when approximately 2 million construction workers were made unemployed around the world. This represented a higher drop in global unemployment than for any other industry.

Since the recession, the construction industry has never been able to recover from the loss of skilled labor and has been characterized by a struggle to fulfill the many construction jobs that are becoming more readily available.

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Topics: CFS, Cold Formed Steel, LGS, unskilled labor, Most popular

The Top 21 Benefits of FRAMECAD Cold Formed Steel Software

Posted by FRAMECAD on May 9, 2017 2:31:54 PM

 FRAMECAD software is advanced, integrated, and saves you time and money.

There are four major elements which make up the FRAMECAD Cold Formed Steel Software suite; FRAMECAD Structure, FRAMECAD Detailer, FRAMECAD Factory 2, and MyFRAMECAD; a cloud-based portal which supports clients and ties the software suite together.

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Topics: Design Led Process, CFS, Cold Formed Steel, software, construction software, Most popular

The power of design-led construction software

Posted by FRAMECAD on Apr 12, 2017 4:34:24 PM

Design-led building is emerging as the preferred approach for the construction industry, the world over – and some of the secrets to this method lie in powerful software which accelerates the construction process.

In our new eBook, Leading By Design: The Benefits of FRAMECAD Cold Formed Steel Construction’,discover how a modern approach to design, supported by intelligent software, underpins rapid design and integrated engineering which results in a better return on investment.

Design-led construction is a recognized modern construction process enabling total control of the project, budget and delivery time.

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Topics: Design Led Process, Light Gauge Steel Construction, CFS, Cold Formed Steel, eBook, Most popular

Mariposa VII, a 7 storey multi-family project by DOUGLASS COLONY completed in 1/4 of the time

Posted by FRAMECAD on Mar 9, 2017 3:55:22 PM

FRAMECAD is delighted to present you the latest DOUGLASS COLONY project, Mariposa VII, a 7-storey multi-family building in Colorado, USA.  Mariposa VII was completed in 1/4 of the time.

The 7-storey multi-family building was fabricated at Douglass Colony's headquarters using the FRAMECAD System and shipped directly to the jobsite where the building was erected in a total of 40 working days. 

Douglass Colony supplied the pre-panelized metal stud wall framing and offered a turn-key solution with diversified builders as the contracted drywaller.  Watch the speed of construction in the video below.

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Topics: Case Studies, builder, Most popular

MyFRAMECAD – the latest step in FRAMECAD’s innovation journey

Posted by FRAMECAD on Sep 2, 2016 1:56:16 PM

Innovation has always been a key component of FRAMECAD as a business. Never ones to rest on our laurels, we provide innovative solutions to our customers to ensure that we continue to be leaders in the light gauge steel (LGS) industry. A big part of that ongoing journey is MyFRAMECAD – our unique customer portal.

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Topics: Products, MyFRAMECAD, Most popular

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