Cold-formed steel (CFS) trusses, also known as light gauge steel trusses, are made from high-quality sheet steel that is fashioned into different shapes by roll forming, or the continuous bending of long strips of sheet metal. CFS can be formed into various steel thicknesses and are fabricated in a manufacturing plant using screws. Cold-formed steel trusses are used in all aspects of construction: commercial, residential, educational, manufacturing and hospitality.
USGBC has recognized cold formed steel framing as an important contributor to environmentally responsible, sustainable structures.
The USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings.