After delving into the many sustainable characteristics of structural steel, this course will guide readers through what’s considered an appropriate methodology for comparing the environmental impacts of structural framing materials. The details of a thorough and proper cradle-to-cradle supply chain will be unveiled and readers will come away with key strategies for minimizing the environmental impacts associated with structural steel.

Learning Objectives

  • List numerous sustainable characteristics of structural steel
  • Establish an appropriate methodology for comparing the environmental impacts of structural framing materials
  • Examine the cradle-to-cradle supply chain for domestically produced and fabricated structural steel
  • Identify strategies for minimizing the environmental impacts associated with structural steel
  • Locate available resources for additional information on structural steel sustainability