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Take The Art Out Of Level 5 Finishing

Walls & Ceilings - March 2021   As featured in the March 2021 article in Walls & Ceilings, outlined by Jake Reece, learn about how to take some of the art out of drywall finishing. Increasingly, contractors have found success with a…

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Easy Embedment System™ Brings Ease to Orlando Airport Expansion

Walls & Ceilings - January 2022 Easy Embedment System™ Brings Ease to Orlando Airport Expansion As featured in the January 2022 article in the Walls & Ceilings, outlined by Jake Reece, learn about how ClakDietrich assisted in the $4.…

ClarkDietrich® Easy Embedment System™ and the Orlando Airport South Terminal Expansion

FWCCA, The Inside Straight - January 2022 ClarkDietrich Easy Embedment System™ (EES) - Brings Ease And Confidence To Orlando Airport Expansion As featured in the January 2022 article in the FWCCA The Inside Straight,…

Specifying the Optimal Head of Wall Framing Assembly for Your Next Project

By Chuck Webb, PE, CSI, CDT, Technical Sales Manager, ClarkDietrich Cold-formed steel is one of the most widely used framing materials because of its ability to provide strength and stability in a number of conditions. A well-designed framing…

Specifying The Optimal Head Of Wall Framing Assembly For Your Next Project

Walls and Ceilings - October 2021 Which Head of Wall Framing Method is right for you?  Cold-formed steel is one of the most widely used framing materials because of its ability to provide strength and stability in a number of conditions. As…

Specifying Cold-Formed Steel For Resilient Buildings

The Construction Specifier - April 30, 2021 With the number of weather-and climate-related disasters in the United States on the rise, the engineering and construction industries have rightly prioritized a focus on adopting methods for designing…

Backed In A Cornerbead

Walls & Ceilings - June 2020 Backed in a Cornerbead With a growing number of corner bead material options, it is important for drywall contractors to become familiar with the benefits of each type of material to ensure the best finish…

Stucco Applications on CI Systems

Walls & Ceilings - February 2020 Stucco Applications on CI Systems The growing prevalence of continuous insulation (CI) has created new challenges for the plastering industry, as applying conventional ASTM standards to CI systems takes…

Specifying the Right Framing Connectors for Deflection

Construction Specifier - February 2020 Specifying the Right Framing Connectors for Deflection When it comes to deflection, the performance of the connections between the cold-formed steel framing and the building structure is critically…

Building a Landmark in Texas Hill Country

November 6, 2019 Building a Landmark in Texas Hill Country Project Team Specifies Cold-Formed Steel Framing to Construct New City Hall in Texas Hill Country. After nearly 70 years operating out of a historic elementary school that dates back…

When Looking to Build a Structure that will Bounce Back from Catastrophe, CFS is the Answer

Civil + Structural Engineer – October 2019 When Looking to Build a Structure that will Bounce Back from Catastrophe, CFS is the Answer In a feature article in the October 2019 issue of Civil + Structural Engineer, vice president of business…

Seven Reasons Cold-Formed Steel is Ideal for Resilient Buildings

Architectural Products – October 2019 Seven Reasons Cold-Formed Steel is Ideal for Resilient Buildings There are many reasons CFS is a superior material for helping structures stand up to intense natural events such as hurricanes and earthquakes…

Specifying Cold-Formed Steel for Resilient Buildings: Examining Resiliency in the Built Environment

August 16, 2019 Specifying Cold-Formed Steel for Resilient Buildings: Examining Resiliency in the Built Environment Once you break down the concept of resiliency and the multiple attributes required to design a truly resilient building, it’s…

Understanding the Importance of Passive Fire Protection

Walls & Ceilings – April 2019 Understanding the Importance of Passive Fire Protection The April 2019 issue of Walls & Ceilings magazine features an article on the importance of fire-stopping systems for commercial construction plans.…

Potential Economic Impact of Fires from Use of Combustible Material Frame Construction in Mid-Rise Residential Buildings in Los Angeles County, California

  A study released by Urvashi Kaul, Consultant and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University, seeks to address the issue of wood-framed residential fires, particularly multi-family wood-framed structures. The study, which examines two…

A New ASTM for Plaster Accessories

A New ASTM for Plaster Accessories The September 2018 issue of Walls and Ceilings magazine features an article highlighting that a new ASTM Standard for Exterior Plaster Acccessroies has been developed.   Chris K. Little, Senior Product Manager…

Framing The Future: Six Articles On Innovation In Cold-Formed Steel

ClarkDietrich Publishes New Ebook: Framing the Future: Six Articles on Innovation in Cold-formed Steel  The use of high-performing products has become an important component in the design and construction of today’s buildings. These materials…

Steel Construction

Companies Improve Products to Keep Up with User Demands Structure Magazine recently covered how steel companies are keeping up with user demands through updates, enhancements and new products. Chad Casbon, Director of…

Attributes of Cold Formed Steel

March 2017 The March 2017 issue of Walls and Ceilings magazine features an article highlighting cold-formed steel framing trends and how contractors use and interact with cold-formed steel framing.   Learn about how far the…

How Resilient Channels Impact Acoustics

How Resilient Channels Impact Acoustics In the December issue of Walls & Ceilings, Michael Kerner, Code Development Manager at ClarkDietrich Building Systems, discusses how resilient channel design selection can…