Environmental Friendly Material
An average sized wood framed home requires at least 40 trees to be
cut for framing, while the framing for a typical steel-framed home can
be made from six recycled cars. The use of steel framing saves the
nations forests and has a positive impact on the environment.
Because it is both recycled and recyclable, steel framing is not only
a cost-effective choice but a responsible choice for the environment.
With a minimum of 25 percent recycled content, steel can be an
important addition to any project where sustainable construction and
design is a critical requirement.
And as a recognized green building material, steel framing projects
can also earn credits or points for green building rating programs, as
well as other government incentives. Some of steels many
environmentally responsible attribute: