CFS Floor Truss Systems

CFS Floor Truss Systems

to take this course

Cold‐formed steel is a material of choice for a variety of commercial construction projects. Cold‐formed steel floor trusses are an economical alternative to more traditional floor framing systems in light commercial construction projects. This one‐hour discussion is intended to help participants gain an understanding of the many benefits of using cold‐ formed steel floor trusses on their next multi‐story project. The goal is to understand important aspects to consider, when specifying cold‐formed steel floor trusses.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define cold-formed steel floor trusses and evaluate their ability to reduce waste, labor, and cost when compared to alternative framing systems
  2. Identify the environmental benefits of cold-formed steel floor trusses, including live cycle analysis, recyclability, and sourcing
  3. List truss design standards that govern the design, manufacturing, testing, and installation of trusses to ensure the safety of builders and occupants
  4. Discuss ideal applications for cold-formed steel floor trusses, including important considerations when specifying them in different projects
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(05) Metals
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
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Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion