SFIA strives to provide helpful and up-to-date technical information for its members and users of cold-formed steel.  You can browse or download specific technical resources on each tab in the drop down menu or click the links below.



BuildSteel is powered by the Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA) and is dedicated to educating building professionals on the use of cold-formed steel (CFS) framing as a sustainable and cost-effective building solution.  Our job is to help you succeed in all of your CFS projects.


Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute 

The mission of the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) is “To enable and encourage the efficient design of safe and cost effective cold-formed steel (CFS) framed structures.”


Steel Framing Learning Portal

Our Steel Framing Learning Portal offers on-demand CFS framing educational resources on-demand 24/7/365! The portal will also host our live webinars, so you'll need an account in order to register. Several courses are already available with new content being added every month.


Codes and Standards

AISI is an ANSI consensus standards-writing organization that produces a series of standards that govern cold-formed steel.


Wei-Wen Yu Cold-Formed Steel Library

The mission of the Center was to provide an integrated approach for handling research, teaching, engineering education, technical services, and professional activity.

SFIA Technical Publications

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Compliance Research Reports

Guide Specifications

LEED and Sustainability

Directory of Fire/Sound Assemblies

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