Why Steel


General Contractor

Welcome to the new Why Steel

Here you will find a selection of resources for general contractors that focus on the many benefits that a structural steel framing system can bring to any building project. Please feel free to browse the content below, as well as all of the Why Steel resource pages. If you have questions, need technical assistance, innovative solutions, or tools to make structural steel design even better, contact .

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Accelerated Construction

Structural Steel can be Rapidly Designed, Fabricated and Erected

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Project Delivery Methods

Early fabricator involvement captures the full benefits of structural steel.

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High-Quality Construction

Structural steel is a high-quality material that contributes to a high-quality building.

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Construction Costs

Structural Steel is the Cost Leader

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Lower Risk

Selecting a structural steel framing system and engaging a structural steel fabricator reduces the risk exposure of the general contractor.

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Sustainability

Structural Steel: The Premier Green Construction Material

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Made in America

Structural Steel is Produced and Fabricated in America

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Project Benefits

What benefits does steel bring to the project?

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Projects Gallery

A collection of projects that innovate beyond conventionally framed, connected, and built structural steel that have changed the way designers approach projects.

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View All Why Steel Resources

A full list of the Why Steel resource pages, as well as other suggested content links.

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