Light Steel Frame News

Supply Chain Engagement Key to Specifying Sustainable Steel

17th June 2022
In recent years, sustainability has become an increasingly integral topic at the centre of the construction industry conversation. Ensuring best practise presents challenges and obstacles, not only in light of changes to regulations and...
 

Testing, Testing - EOS

15th June 2022
Light steel structures fully comply with the requirements of Building Regulations and leading warranty providers as well as reducing the fire load in residential developments. Steve Thompson Managing Director for...
 

Diaphragm Action of Sheathing Boards in Light Steel Framing

14th June 2022
Mark Lawson consultant to The Steel Construction Institute (SCI) writes about the stability of light steel framing and their work on the diaphragm action of boards. Sheathing boards of various types are widely used in...
 

Passivhaus Trust Launch Steel Guidance

10th June 2022
Backed with over 30 years of international evidence, Passivhaus is a tried and tested solution that provides a range of proven approaches to deliver net zero buildings optimised for a decarbonised grid and augmented for occupant health and...
 

DRIVING CHANGE AND PROMOTING INNOVATION

8th June 2022
The construction sector is at a critical crossroads - offsite technology is now recognised as providing the most important solution to overcome many of the challenges facing the industry today. OFFSITE EXPO 2022 brings...
 

Shining a Light on Steel Benefits

3rd June 2022
One of the most anticipated features in the construction industry calendar, the 2022 Focus on Framing seminar, held on the 29 March, was attended by over 100 delegates from across the whole spectrum of the steel construction sector, as well as...
 

Minimising Fire Risks and Maximising Performance

30th May 2022
A lack of test evidence and performance data creates challenges for specifiers having to achieve precise safety and performance requirements. Steve Thompson Managing Director for light steel...
 

Creative Control - British Offsite

24th May 2022
British Offsite offers a range of solutions to the complexities of modern housebuilding by utilising best in class modern methods of construction (MMC) alongside traditional construction techniques. After completing over 600 homes this year, in...
 

Steel Horizons: A Unique Industry Event Exploring The Future For Modern Construction

19th May 2022
Continuing Howick's focus on advocating for better ways of building, the company is bringing a unique event to London for June 2022. Howick CEO Nick Coubray says the venue is iconic, offering spectacular panoramic views of the London...
 

Six Firms Appointed To £600m Social Housing Off Site Framework

17th May 2022
Alliance of housing providers choses firms to provide panelised systems for 5,000 new build affordable homes An alliance of housing associations brought together by the National Housing Federation has named six manufacturers to take slots on a...
 

Steel Materials Prices Surge As Impact Of Ukraine War Bites

17th May 2022
Cost of fabricated structural steel and rebar rockets in March The prices of steel building products surged in March due to the impact of the war in Ukraine and ongoing energy price volatility. Building's updated...
 

How Light Gauge Steel Helps Improve Seismic Resilience

15th May 2022
New Zealand and other seismic-sensitive nations are showing increasing interest in the use of light gauge steel framing in construction. There has been a significant uptake in the use of steel framing over the last couple of years1, and one of the...
 

Long-Lasting Construction

9th May 2022
Fundamental to good design is that buildings should be safe and sustainable. But as Steve Thompson, Managing Director for specialist steel framing manufacturer EOS, explains, longevity is also an...
 

Panelised construction systems spell the future of MMC

3rd May 2022
Georgina Bignold, director at Proctor & Matthews Architects, explains how panelised construction systems are bringing new levels of design versatility to MMC housing, taking the industry to the next level. The pressing...
 

EOS – Simplifying Specification and Procurement

22nd April 2022
Architects and housebuilders are under increased pressure to develop safer residential buildings on fast-track construction schedules whilst still achieving outstanding building performance. EOS MD, Steve Thompson makes a strong case for a light...
 

 
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