Why Build with Steel: Benefits of Cold-Formed Steel Framing

Why Build with Steel: Benefits of Cold-Formed Steel Framing

to take this course

This course will educate the AEC team on the advantages of utilizing cold- formed steel framing in the construction of mid-rise structures. It discusses reasons for using cold-formed steel framing in the structural framing of buildings, the preferred method of construction to frame buildings, as well as the advantages realized by the members of the Owner/Architect/Contractor team.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. How Panelized and Stick Built methods of construction can save you money and time, and help to prevent injury on the job site.
  2. Understand how installation of the Joist and Rim Track floor systems are designed to "ready the floor for the trades.”
  3. Discover how material choice, insurance premiums and maintenance are some of the things to consider when choosing CFS over wood.
  4. Recognize that speed and cost savings is an advantage for the Owner; design flexibility and LEED Certification is an advantage for the Architect; and Contractors benefit from panelization and the consistent quality of CFS.
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(05) Metals
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
CD 013OL
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Device Format: 
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

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