Why Steel

Space Utilization

A structural steel frame provides more useable floor space. 

A structural steel building provides more useable floor space because buildings framed in structural steel have smaller columns and longer spans than buildings framed in competing material.  The benefit is two-fold: greater design freedom for laying out floor plans and more useable space for occupants. The use of slender columns and lateral systems maximize useable floor space and long spans for open, column-free spaces.  The typical steel column occupies 75% less floor space than an equivalent concrete column. In addition, integration of HVAC systems into structural cavities allow taller interior spaces with more natural light.

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