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Light steel framing in residential construction (P402)

This publication is an update to an earlier SCI guide on the use of light steel framing in residential construction. It has been updated to reflect the latest design standards and building regulations, and current construction methods. The guidance addresses all the criteria that need to be considered and explains how these can be achieved with light steel framing.
£50.00

Thermal bridging in light steel framing and modular construction (P411)

This publication provides an introduction to thermal bridging, an explanation of the consequences of thermal bridging and describes how these effects are considered and quantified in the UK Building Regulations.
£40.00

Best practice for light steel framing: Design & detailing (ED027)

This Technical Information Sheet forms part of a series providing best practice guidance for light steel framing, and covers essential points related to the structural design and the detailing of the light steel frame package. Available as a PDF download (free).
£0.00

Best practice for light steel framing: Follow-on trades (ED030)

This Technical Information Sheet forms part of a series providing best practice guidance for light steel framing, and it covers essential points related to potential interactions with follow-on trades, such as plasterboarding and services. ED030. Available as a PDF download (Free).
£0.00

Best practice for light steel framing: Installation (ED029)

This Technical Information Sheet forms part of a series providing best practice guidance for light steel framing, and covers key aspects related to the installation of light steel framing and other parts of the package. ED029 Available as a PDF download (free).
£0.00

Best practice for light steel framing: Pre-start requirements (ED028)

This Technical Information Sheet forms part of a series providing best practice guidance for light steel framing, and covers the essential points for the pre-start discussion with the main contractor and other specialist suppliers. ED028. Available as a PDF download (free).
£0.00

Durability of light steel construction (ED022)

This Information Sheet describes the benefits of light steel construction in relation to durability and frame design life. ED022. Available as a PDF download (Free).
£0.00

Energy efficient housing using light steel framing (P367)

The housing and residential sector increasingly demands more energy efficient and higher quality buildings as required by the Building Regulations Part L and the recent Code for Sustainable Homes. (Published 2007)
£10.00

Sustainability of light steel construction (ED020)

This Information Sheet reviews the key sustainability indicators and how they are satisfied using light steel framing and modular construction. ED020. Available as a PDF download (Free).
£0.00

Thermal performance of light steel construction (ED019)

This Information Sheet describes the benefits of light steel construction in relation to thermal performance. ED019 Available as a PDF download (Free).
£0.00

Case studies on residential buildings using steel (P328)

This publication presents a series of Case Studies that illustrate the use of steel in meeting the demands of the residential building sector for more efficient, adaptable and higher quality buildings, especially in inner city locations. (Published 2003)
£10.00

Modular construction using light steel framing. Residential buildings (P302)

This publication provides information suitable for use by all parties at the design and specification stage of modular construction in residential buildings. (Published 2001)
£40.00

Building design using cold formed steel sections. Light steel framing in residential construction (P301)

This publication provides guidance on the use of light steel frames in residential construction. It addresses aspects of design within the scope of the Building Regulations. (Published 2001)
£40.00

Modular construction using light steel framing. An architects guide (P272)

This publication presents general information for use by architects and specifiers at the early stages of planning a project using modular construction. A brief history and the main uses of modular construction are provided and details illustrate the range of structural solutions, cladding attachments, thermal and acoustic best practice. (Published 1999)
£30.00

Building design using cold formed steel sections. Structural design to BS5950-5:1998 - Section properties and load tables (P276)

This publication reviews the design and application of cold formed steel sections in building construction. Design is in accordance with BS 5950-5:1998. (Published 2002)
£50.00

Building design using cold formed steel sections. Value and benefit assessment of light steel framing in housing (P260)

This publication presents a value assessment of light steel framing in house construction. (Published 1998)
£20.00

Building design using cold formed steel sections. Construction detailing and practice (P165)

This publication provides information and guidance on the construction of light steel framing systems in the domestic and commercial building market. It describes the application of proprietary products and systems available from the major UK manufacturers. (Published 1997)
£35.00