Steel For A Sustainable Future

August 14, 2017 / Sustainability


Steel For A Sustainable Future

Over the last decade we’ve seen an incredible and inspirational effort by millions of people to “Go Green” or live a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle. For some, this could mean riding a bike to work instead of driving, for others it could be buying organic, filtering your water or recycling. The point being, there is a lot you can do to create a more sustainable future for you and your family. As the most recycled material in the world, steel is undoubtedly a key player in the green movement. Our professionals answer your questions, address your most pressing concerns, and show you all the ways steel is perfect not just for your home or business, but for the future of the natural world. 

Question One: Why is steel the best option for a sustainable home? 

Answer: Steel is made of almost entirely recycled materials. It can outlast most other building materials and by design is timeless. While aluminum, wood or fiberglass doors and windows may be 
replaced many times during a 50 year period, a steel unit can last for generations. While many products go in and out of style, steel has been a staple in architecture for centuries. 

 

Question Two: Do steel doors and windows work for any climate? 

Answer: Sustainability is not dependent upon climate or location. Steel is a timeless material and will remain standing in any climate, likely for centuries to come. 

 

Question Three: Are there any architectural limitations for the use of steel?

Answer: There are no architectural limitations for the us of steel. When mostother products reach their limits, they utilize steel for additional structural support. Steel can achieve the same architectural intent of all other material swith greatly reduced sightlines. Because of its custom capabilities, steel can be used in any architectural style from contemporary to traditional. 

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