Having visibility and control as to what is happening in the supply chain is crucial for home builders. It allows them to anticipate and prevent potential issues, ensuring a smoother and more efficient workflow that leads to faster returns on investment. By maintaining control, builders can guarantee the availability and quality of materials, optimize the utilization of nonskilled labor, effectively manage costs, and maximize profits. Additionally, this level of control ensures a higher quality build, minimizing the occurrence of problems, call-backs, and warranty claims, ultimately resulting in increased customer satisfaction.
Our advanced steel framing process utilizes automation, allowing for rapid assembly and precise construction. With pre-engineered components and cutting-edge technology, construction timelines are significantly accelerated. This is especially advantageous for large-scale projects with tight deadlines, improving overall efficiency and reducing project duration.
Cold formed steel provides exceptional strength and durability, surpassing wood construction. It offers a robust framework that can withstand extreme weather conditions, seismic activity, and other challenges. This ensures the long-term structural integrity of the building, providing peace of mind to homeowners and developers alike.
Through our automated process, every steel component is manufactured with meticulous precision. This eliminates common issues associated with human error and material variations found in wood construction, ensuring a high level of quality control throughout the project.
Steel framing allows for greater design flexibility and versatility. It can be easily customized to accommodate unique architectural features and unconventional building layouts. Architects and builders have the freedom to create innovative and aesthetically pleasing designs using steel.
Opting for advanced steel framing aligns with sustainable construction practices. Steel is a recyclable material, making it an environmentally friendly option. By choosing steel framing, you contribute to reducing deforestation and minimizing waste. Additionally, steel is non-combustible, offering enhanced fire resistance compared to wood and enhancing the safety of the structure.
Although the upfront cost of advanced steel framing may be slightly higher than wood construction, the long-term benefits outweigh this initial investment. The durability, low maintenance requirements, and reduced risk of issues such as warping, rot, or termite damage associated with steel framing result in significant cost savings over the lifespan of the building.
Why now is the perfect time for the United States
In this ebook, we explore the applications and methodologies of steel framing in the residential sector through practical examples. By understanding how cold formed steel (CFS) outperforms traditional construction methods, you will learn how it can drive return on investment (ROI) for your business as a project owner, builder, or developer.
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*Cold Formed Steel (CFS) is also known as Light Gauge Steel (LGS)
LOCATION: Lewisville, USA
DESCRIPTION: US-based Accurate Steel Fab manufactures pre-panelized steel components for residential and commercial sectors across Texas.
LOCATION: Panama City, USA
DESCRIPTION: Intellistructure specializes in supplying steel framing and components for residential constructions across Florida and the entire US East Coast, an area that is prevalent for its high winds and hurricanes.
LOCATION: Groveland, USA
DESCRIPTION: Intellisteel specializes in the design and manufacture of cold formed steel framing, offering a comprehensive range of services that extend from turnkey modular solutions to off-site and on-site applications throughout the United States.
LOCATION: Orlando, USA
DESCRIPTION: US-based Orlando Steel Framing sees time-saving as one of the biggest advantages of cold formed steel framing.
LOCATION: Bentonville, USA
DESCRIPTION: ICS engineers, designs and manufactures prefabricated buildings across the US and specializes in multi-site deliveries.
LOCATION: Tucson, USA
DESCRIPTION: Do-it-yourselfers are buying steel framing house kits from USA-based Frame Up Now and constructing their own house framing onsite.
LOCATION: Phoenix, USA
DESCRIPTION: US-based FRAMECOR is interrupting the commercial and residential construction industry with steel framing.
LOCATION: Las Vegas, USA
DESCRIPTION: Discover how US-based Tori Contracting sees the advantages of design-led construction and cold-formed steel in this video.
Cold formed steel construction and processes are increasingly used by building companies all around the world. The versatile nature of cold formed steel and the FRAMECAD System allows the rapid and effective construction of mid-rise and residential buildings, warehousing, commercial buildings, facades, modular buildings, pods and more.
Design and construction flexibility is enabled with the FRAMECAD System – delivering web joists, trusses, structural framing and internal partitioning suitable for a diverse range of construction types. Because of the time saving and quality assurance gained across a wide selection of applications, it's obvious why steel framing is the future of construction.
Discover the key to long-lasting homes with our future-proofed solutions. By harnessing the versatility and durability of steel, our innovative approach enables home builders to construct residences that can withstand any challenge, from flooding and hurricanes to termites and the impacts of climate change. Embracing sustainable construction practices, steel recyclability, and waste reduction capabilities align perfectly with our commitment to environmental responsibility. Join us in creating homes that address present housing needs while ensuring lasting durability for the future.