Talk to your Architect or Structural Engineer re light gauge steel frame construction...
… if you are thinking of building in light gauge steel frame construction then MFC Metal frame construction is Ireland’s leading manufacturer and builder of light gauge steel residential, apartments and multi units. Our manufacturing plant is based near Garlow Cross just off the M2 in Co Meath. We are fully certified and have an abundance of experience in light gauge steel manufacturing. We are fully NSAI certified and Our MFC system and offsite manufacturing methodology offers many benefits over traditional forms of construction.
Please find some helpful links below.
Royal institute of Architects of Ireland http://www.riai.ie
The institution od Structural Engineers http://www.istructe.ie
Engineers Ireland http://www.engineersireland.ie
Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland https://www.scsi.ie/
– Shorter build time
– Low-weight construction
– Reduced labour costs
– Superior quality
– ‘Just on time’ delivery
– Durability & strength
– Rapid dry envelope
– Fully recyclable, reusable & environmentally friendly
- brick veneer,
- light weight concrete,
- hebel (aerated concrete),
- linear board,
- tiled roofs and many other options.
Essentially any cladding used with traditional wood frame construction can be used with steel. Also most traditional methods of cladding can be adapted to work with light gauge steel framing.