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Building a Better Tomorrow: Steel Framing and Social Responsibility


There is a pressing need to prioritize sustainability and social responsibility in every aspect of US residential construction. One crucial decision that can significantly impact both environmental responsibility and community well-being is the choice of building materials. In this regard, the utilization of steel framing emerges as a beacon of sustainable construction practices with inherent social responsibility benefits. 

Topics: Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Residential

Building Tomorrow's Smart Cities with Steel Framing


As the demand for sustainable and efficient urban development continues to grow in US residential construction, developers and local governments are exploring innovative solutions to construct smart cities that meet future needs. One key element that has gained significant traction in recent years is the use of steel framing in construction.

Topics: Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, Blogs, Residential, smart cities

Unraveling Modular Construction: Volumetric vs Panelized Approach

Modular construction has emerged as a game-changer in the construction industry, where innovation and efficiency take center stage. Among the various methodologies, the choice between volumetric vs panelized approaches has gained prominence, with each offering unique advantages. This article explores the differences between volumetric and panelized construction for both developers and manufacturers. 

Topics: Offsite & Modular Construction, Blogs, Residential, Volumetric, Panelized

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

Applying Design for Manufacture & Assembly to Residential Construction


In the progressive realm of US residential construction, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for achieving success. One key methodology gaining traction in the industry is Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA). DFMA is a strategic approach that optimizes the design process to enhance efficiency in manufacturing and assembly, ultimately leading to cost savings, faster construction timelines and standardization. In this article, we'll dig into the principles of DFMA and explore how residential developers can leverage this methodology to their advantage. 

Topics: eBooks, Residential, DFMA

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