Steel Framing 101 - An Introduction to the New Metal Framing Industry
This course is designed to provide architects, designers, engineers, and specification writers a practical and useful foundation of knowledge to better understand the current cold-formed steel framing industry and how it supports the most recent standards for code compliance, structural/fire/sound requirements and sustainability.
- Describe the use and typical applications for metal framing products
- Evaluate the complete manufacturing cycle of cold-formed steel framing products, and the identification and vetting of qualified manufacturers for your project
- Define the three most important types of product testing and their importance to proper product specification
- Discuss the new era of sustainability and transparency of CFS products