The light steel frame building (LSFB) method, which has proven itself across the building spectrum, is in the opinion of John Barnard, director of the Southern African Light Steel Frame Association (SASFA), ideal for add-on loft units.
C.A.T. Motors, a General Motors Delta dealership in Cradock, has built a state of the art 1800m² facility in less than 6 months, approximately 3 months faster than conventional building methods, saving more than 30% on construction time. The project began in Jan 2013 and was completed on 30 June 2013.
The quantum of entries in the Steel Awards is an indicator of how the industry is faring, while the floor area covered by the entries is a measure of how the industry has transformed since LSFB first became a category 10 years ago.
The complex, curved Ultra-Span LSF roof structure for the Mpumalanga-based Kingdom Leadership Centre and the Global Leadership Academy School Hall in Jeffrey’s Bay illustrated the advantages of the MiTek Ultra-Span product in the erection of large complex roofs.