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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

Acoustic detailing for steel construction (P372)

This publication presents the general principles of sound insulation, the regulatory requirements for modern residential buildings and generic acoustic solutions using steel construction technologies. (Published 2008)
£50.00

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

Selection of steel sub-grade in accordance with the Eurocodes - Available in PDF format only (ED007)

This technical report was prepared to offer guidance on the selection of steel sub-grade, in accordance with BS EN 1993-1-10, the associated UK National Annex and other non-contradictory complementary information.
£25.00

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

Acoustic performance: Case studies (P371)

These case studies present a number of residential buildings constructed using different forms of steel construction. The case studies focus on the acoustic performance of the buildings and present on-site acoustic test data for separating walls and floors within the developments. (Published 2009)
£16.00

Design of multi-storey braced frames (P334)

This publication provides guidance on the design of the superstructure of steel-framed multi-storey braced frame buildings. (Published 2004)
£35.00

Steel in multi-storey residential buildings (P332)

This publication provides an overview of how modern steel-based forms of construction may be used in multi-storey residential buildings. (Published 2004)
£35.00

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