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EPD underlines voestalpine Metsec’s commitment to sustainability

voestalpine Metsec has recently published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) covering its purlins and framing systems. Verified by independent EPD authority, EPD Hub, the declaration provides designers, specifiers and developers with comprehensive information to include in a project’s sustainability assessment. Assurance of a system’s environmental credentials comes from a manufacturer’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). Compiled … Read more

EPD underlines voestalpine Metsec commitment to sustainability

voestalpine Metsec has recently published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) covering its purlins and framing systems. Verified by independent EPD authority, EPD Hub, the declaration provides designers, specifiers and developers with comprehensive information to include in a project’s sustainability assessment. Assurance of a system’s environmental credentials comes from a manufacturer’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). Compiled … Read more

New fire tests fill the gap

Underlining its commitment to providing specifiers and contractors with the most comprehensive, authoritative fire test data available for light gauge steel framing, leading systems designer and manufacturer, voestalpine Metsec has teamed up with specialist insulation company, Mayplas, to fill a knowledge gap in the vital area of fire protection when using cavity barriers. Current fire … Read more

Top marks for voestalpine Metsec

voestalpine Metsec’s SFS, Purlins, Metframe, Cable Management, Dry Lining and Custom Roll Forming divisions has attained top marks across all categories of the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) following a recent inspection by scheme monitors. Supported by all areas of the building industry, including contractors, suppliers, local; authorities and the government, the CCS is a voluntary … Read more

The importance of through wall fire testing

Light gauge galvanised steel framing systems (SFS) are primarily used for wall constructions, such as infill walling, continuous walling, high bay walling and loadbearing structures in low to medium rise situations. Their light weight and versatility deliver benefits to the entire construction team, providing the designer, developer and end client with cost-efficient, sustainable design solutions … Read more

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