Cold-Formed Steel - What, Where & Why?

What is Cold-Formed Steel (CFS)? In steel construction, there are (3) main families of steel members: Cold-formed members; Hot-rolled members; Cold-formed steel refers to zinc-coated steel sheets, strips, plates or flat bars fabricated…
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Acier formé à froid – Quoi, où et pourquoi?

Qu’est-ce que l’acier formé à froid? Dans la construction en acier, il existe (2) grandes familles d’éléments en acier : Les éléments formés à froid; Les éléments laminés à chaud;L’acier formé à froid désigne les tôles, les bandes, les…
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Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Photo Contest!

For the 2020 CSSBI Annual Photo Contest, all photos were submitted for adjudication by our panel of judges. Catherine Kilcoyne, Instructor at Conestoga College in the Architectural Technology ProgramLaura de Moraes Pedreira, 3rd-year…
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DIYers Use Steel to Build Decks as Lumber Prices Soar

Most people are spending more time at home these days. As a result, there has been a surge in do-it-yourself home improvement projects. A recent Porch.com survey found: 76% of homeowners have completed at least one home improvement project…
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Passive House Net Zero Energy Ready Case Study

One of the biggest challenges the world faces today is how to address and minimize climate change resulting from carbon and greenhouse gas emissions. Buildings constructed using conventional methods have and continue to consume…
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