When a developer approached Tampa-based CBG Building Co. with plans for a six-story off-campus dormitory to house students attending the University of South Florida, the finish date was all but impossible to meet — at least using typical construction techniques.
When thinking about waste in the construction industry, several things may come to mind: labor hours, materials, time spent correcting design errors, etc. With its 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) software and structural panelized system, Prescient has developed an integration platform to lessen these types of waste in the design and construction process. The company is making massive strides in making construction, from design to installation, better, faster, and more cost-effective.
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ICC-ES ESR-3745 Verifies that Prescient’s® Unified Truss Construction System Meets Code Requirements
The Unified Truss Construction Framing System, manufactured by Prescient®, has received an evaluation report (ESR-3745) from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) providing evidence that the panelized, cold-rolled, light gauge framing system meets code requirements.
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Platform delivers measurable benefits for projects in Colorado, Texas and Florida
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Trammell Crow Residential will develop a 12-story apartment tower at the corner of 19th and Logan streets in Denver’s Uptown neighborhood, and has proposed two other apartment buildings in Denver. Molly Armbrister reports.
The article can be found here: Trammell Crow plans 3 Denver apartment projects, including 12-story tower.
The debate over the superiority of cold formed steel compared to wood framing continues, but MHN Online has a great article detailing the benefits of steel in terms of fire safety. As we see more large apartment buildings being consumed in major fires, the industry has to take a serious look at non-combustible alternatives to…