Sunway Homes Steel Structures 2 Sunway Homes Steel Structures
Sunway Homes Steel Structures 3 Sunway Homes Steel Structures
A need for evolution <ul><li>Worldwide, over the last centuries Home Construction has been made with concrete or with wood frames. </li></ul><ul><li>The use of both systems is diminishing very fast, since people around the world is looking for better alternatives. </li></ul>
Sunway Homes Industrializes the Homebuilding Industry
The use of wood frames in home construction is diminishing very fast due to the following reasons <ul><li>Increase in wood prices. </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease in wood quality. </li></ul>
Lower wood quality and higher wood prices make public look for better home framing systems
Wood frames: A stick at the time, a nail at the time <ul><li>Highly qualified labor required. </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty on quality control. </li></ul><ul><li>Lower wood quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Higher cost. </li></ul><ul><li>Higher maintenance required. </li></ul><ul><li>Termites and fungus problems (black mold) </li></ul>
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Sunway Homes: A fast and efficient Construction System
A Sunway Homes Steel Structure ready for insulation, electrical and air conditioning installation, and drywall. <ul><li>Straight and plumb walls are easily achieved because steel is straight and dimensionally stable. </li></ul>
Fire safety Fire is the main cause of accidental deaths in the American Homes. The steel frame of a Sunway Home will not contribute as fuel to a burning home. This is a major contribution to save lives.
Assembling the steel structure for a Sunway Homes Residence in Dallas, TX.
The same Residence in Dallas, TX. Installing a steel roof.
Starting the application of the roof and walls sheathing
Installing exterior walls secondary structure and OSB
Assembling a Sunway Homes Steel Structure on a basement foundation.
Assembling a Sunway Homes Steel Structure on a concrete slab.
Starting the assembly of a Sunway Home Steel Structure over a crawlspace foundation
Environmental Importance <ul><li>To build an average house it is necessary to cut 8 to 10 mature trees. </li></ul>
A typical Sunway Home utilizes the steel of 6 to 10 recycled cars. Properly insulated steel structured Sunway Homes are capable of saving 50% or more of the cost of heating and cooling versus a conventional wood framed home, this results in the conservation of valuable energy resources and the lowering of the emission of hazardous carbon monoxide and other destructive contaminants into the atmosphere.