Steel Framing 101 - An Introduction to the New Metal Framing Industry
About the Sponsor
Founded in 1974, CEMCO is the leader in quality, service, and product development, always striving to deliver the cutting-edge solutions that save both time and money during the entire construction process. Its commitment to quality control and the use of mill-certified prime steel ensures stellar product performance long after the project is finished. CEMCO is proud to offer one of the most broad product lines available in cold-formed steel framing for both commercial and residential markets. All of CEMCO's products are manufactured here in the USA.
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
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