Environmental Services Specialist

Green Building with Steel: Guidelines for Builders, Trades, and Inspectors

Online Environmental Training Program

Duration: 3.0 Hour(s)


This 3-hour interactive online course examines Green Building in relation to the use of steel as a primary structural building material, its inherently recyclable nature, and its efficiency of assembly. Particular focus is on Cold-Formed Steel Framing, and what the builder, crafts and inspectors need to know regarding the key elements that make up steel framing, plus techniques to fit plumbing and electrical components.

The Participant will be able to:

  • Describe how Steel differs from Woods as a building material.
  • Explain the Green attributes of Steel in construction
  • Discuss the difference between steel framing and conventional framing
  • List the basic steel framing components
  • Recognize how steel framing affects the work of framers, plumbers and electricians
  • Recognize steel framing tools and their proper application
  • Use the proper fasteners for the job
  • Understand proper steel construction methods and details of assembly
  • Recognize the Plumbing and Electrical considerations in steel framing
  • Understand the appropriate codes as they pertain to steel framing

This is the second course in the Green Building With Steel series that focuses on the application and technical aspects of Steel Design and Construction.

  • Material Attributes, Manufacturing, Applications and LEED Ratings
  • Guidelines for Builders, Trades and Inspectors
  • Light Gauge Metal Components for Framing
  • Framing with Steel Studs
  • Insulation and Waterproofing
  • Erecting an Engineered Steel House
  • Commercial Applications
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