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    1. 1. “If you can dream it, we can build it.<br />Your imagination is our only limitation.”<br />125 South Wacker Drive, Suite 300, Chicago, Illinois 60606, U.S.A.<br />Phone: (312) 253-7401 Fax: (312) 253-7402<br /><br />1<br />
    2. 2. Our Company<br />Over 22 years of construction expertise<br />Performed work on over 400 projects for a client base of over 30 developers that included:<br />Clark Construction<br />Turner Construction<br />Pulte Homes<br />DelWeb<br />RJ Group<br />Centex Homes<br />McShane Construction<br />Trammel Crow<br />Paul Schwendener<br />MCL Construction<br />And most top ten developers in the Chicago land area.<br />Verifiable track record for the successful and timely completion of multi-million dollar residential and commercial projects.<br />Roots in the Middle East <br />2<br />
    3. 3. Our Team<br />Senior Management:<br />Hysam Darwan Co-Owner - President 22 Years<br />Al Darwan Co-Owner - VP Operations 15 Years<br />Mohamad Kaswani VP Strategic Planning & Development 10 years<br />Finance & Administration:<br />Dan Ingersol Financial Manager 12 Years<br />Dana Volberg Contracts Manager 6 Years<br />Sales & Marketing<br />Jennifer Stewart Sales Manager 4 Years<br />Construction<br />Ken Wherli Project Management 12 Years<br />Ken Hostert Excavation & Concrete work 8 Years<br />Tim McMillan Framing & Carpentry 10 Years<br />Joe Miller Exterior Cladding 8 Years<br />Pablo Lopez Drywall & Insulation 20 Years<br />John Bali MEP 15 Years <br />3<br />
    4. 4. Our Contribution To Your Success<br />DASCO Construction has the experience and the knowledge to build for high performance and sustainability, reducing energy consumption while maintaining quality of life. We offer:<br /><ul><li>Well proven processes
    5. 5. Sustainable Site Planning
    6. 6. Advanced wall sytems (extremely tight envelopes): </li></ul>Indoor Environmental Quality<br />Optimize energy performance <br />Increase thermal comfort <br />Efficient material use <br />Energy & Atmosphere Efficiency<br />Passive Solar<br />High Performance Windows<br />Water Efficiency<br />Low Flow Fixtures<br />High Efficiency Boiler/Water Heater<br />ENERGY STAR® Appliances<br />Lighting <br />4<br />
    7. 7. Our Contribution To Your Success <br /><ul><li>Common Appearance: Any structure you build here can be built wih this system.
    8. 8. Faster : Reduced field labor, Ease of Installation.
    9. 9. Better, energy efficient, and more affordable.
    10. 10. Design Flexibility.
    11. 11. Code Compliant: Cold-formed steel framing is code approved (IRC, IBC, CABO and ICC).
    12. 12. Consistent Quality, also Highest strength-to-weight ratio of any building material, Light Weight.
    13. 13. We provide a LEED™ certified product based on its virtually 100% recycled steel content.
    14. 14. Fire Safety - 100 % Non-combustible.</li></ul>We will be part of your solution, because:<br /><ul><li>We have worked for the largest U.S Developers.
    15. 15. We have worked for the top JD Power rated US Developers.
    16. 16. Our experience working in the most competitive and time oriented construction environment</li></ul>5<br />
    17. 17. Innovative Building Systems<br />Structural Frame already manufactured in off site facility, thus <br /><ul><li>clean job site
    18. 18. Efficient Processes
    19. 19. Construction Speed
    20. 20. Less waste</li></ul>6<br />
    21. 21. Innovative Building Systems<br />7<br />
    22. 22. Innovative Building Systems<br />8<br />
    23. 23. Innovative Building Systems<br />9<br />
    24. 24. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 1<br />10<br />
    25. 25. Innovative Building Systems<br />11<br />
    26. 26. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 3<br />12<br />
    27. 27. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 5<br />13<br />
    28. 28. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 7 (Time could be saved if installed on panels )<br />14<br />
    29. 29. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 8<br />Interior Work starts simoltanously<br />15<br />
    30. 30. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 9<br />16<br />
    31. 31. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 10<br />17<br />
    32. 32. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 15<br />18<br />
    33. 33. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 45<br />19<br />
    34. 34. Innovative Building Systems<br />Day 120<br />20<br />
    35. 35. Market Segments<br />Our solution applies to all segments of the construction Industry and is divided into several segments:<br /> INSTITUTIONAL RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL<br /> ■Universities ■Single Family ■High-Rise<br /> ■Schools ■Multi-Family ■Mid-Rise <br /> ■Medical Center ■Assisted Living ■Low-Rise<br /> ■Religious ■Military Housing ■Retail <br /> ■Hospitals ■Manufactured & Modular Housing ■Office Buildings<br />■Apartments & Condominiums ■Hotels/Motels<br />■Labor Housing ■Warehouses<br /> ■Industrial Facilities<br />21<br />
    36. 36. 22<br />Metal Framing –Evolution of Cold-Formed Structural & Non-Structural Framing<br />Began around 1850. In North America, 1946.<br />Some of the countries using the system today:<br />USA, CANADA, WESTERN & EASTERN EUROPE, CHINA, Austria, New Zealand, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Africa, Gulf countries, and Algeria.<br />What is Cold-Formed Steel?<br /><ul><li>Made from structural quality sheet steel that are formed into shape either through press-braking blanks sheared from sheets or coils, or more commonly, by roll forming the steel through a series of dies. No heat is required to form the shapes (unlike hot-rolled steel), and thus the name cold-formed steel.
    37. 37. Cold-formed steel members and other products are thinner, lighter, easier to produce, and typically cost less than their hot-rolled counterparts.
    38. 38. A variety of steel thickness is available to meet a wide range of structural and non-structural applications. </li></li></ul><li>Why consider CFS?<br />Advantages of CFS Framing<br />Cold-formed steel framing is a versatile structural product for use in load-bearing and curtainwall construction, floor and roof assemblies, mansard and truss frames, as well as interior nonstructural partitions. <br />There are several reasons for this increased interest in steel framing. The popularity of corrosion resistant, galvanized steel framing can be attributed to these documented benefits:<br />Design Flexibility.<br />Speed: Reduced field labor<br />Code Compliance. Cold-formed steel framing is code approved (IRC, IBC, CABO and ICC).<br />Cold formed steel is a LEED™ certified product based on its virtually 100% recycled steel content.<br />Common Appearance.<br />Consistent Quality.<br />Ease of Installation.<br />Highest strength-to-weight ratio of any building material<br />Light Weight. <br />Fire Safety - 100 % Non-combustible.<br />23<br />
    39. 39. Durability of Galvanized Steelng for Residential Building<br />Do Steel Homes Corrode?<br />A study of Durability of Galvanized Steel Framing for Residential Building by the International Zinc Association (IZA) that measures actual zinc and zinc alloy coating corrosion rates of steel framing samples in four different home environments in the U.S.A. and Canada. The NAHB Research Center, a subsidiary of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) was the research contractor. Results presented in this summary report are based on the corrosion data presented in the Research Center’s seven-year sample retrieval report that is available from IZA or from the Steel Framing Alliance’s online store at<br />Estimated life expectancy based on the average mass loss (using nominal coating weights) ranged from 280 to over 1000 years with an average of 611 years for all samples at all locations.<br />24<br />
    40. 40. Building Codes<br />Cold-formed steel framing is code approved (IRC, IBC, CABO and ICC).<br /><ul><li>International Building Code
    41. 41. International Residential Code
    42. 42. Building Construction and Safety Code – NFPA 5000</li></ul>25<br />
    43. 43. Code Referenced Standards:<br /><ul><li>Light gauge steel is designed in accordance with the North American Specification (NASPEC) which covers the US, Canada and Mexico.
    44. 44. The US building codes (International Building Code and International Residential Code), developed by the International Code Council (ICC), reference the NASPEC for the design of light gauge steel.
    45. 45. AISI Standards have been adopted by ICC International Building Code 2006 and NFPA 2005-2006 Building Codes. AISI Standards Adopted by IBC, 2006 Edition and NFPA, 2005-2006 Edition:
    46. 46. North American Cold-Formed Steel Specification 2001 Edition with 2004 Supplement
    47. 47. 2004 Edition of Cold-Formed Steel Framing Standards
    48. 48. In addition, the Australian/New Zealand (AS/NZ) light gauge steel code that is also based on the US NASPEC specification.
    49. 49. Computer softwares. </li></ul>26<br />
    50. 50. Code Referenced Standards:<br />American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Design Specifications and Standards:<br />North American Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Framing (NASPEC). <br />Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing - General Provisions (General Provisions Standards) <br />Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Wall Stud Design (Wall Stud Standard)<br />Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Header Design (Header Standard)<br />Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Truss Design (Truss Standard)<br />Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Lateral Design (Lateral Standard)<br />Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Prescriptive Method (Prescriptive Method, or MP)<br />ASTM Standards<br />Standards for Sheet Steel Used for Framing (Includes Coating)<br />A1003/A1003M which references the following:<br />A653: Galvanized and Galvanneal coatings: most common<br />Other coatings and sheet steel types: A792, A875, A463, A879<br />Standards for Manufacture of Framing Members:<br />C645: Nonstructural members: typically less than 33 mil thickness<br />C955: Structural members: greater than 33 mil thickness<br />Standards for Installation of Framing Members:<br />C754: Installation of Nonstructural Members<br />C1007: Installation of Structural Framing Members<br />Fastener Standards for Screws:<br />C1513: Steel Tapping Screws for CFS Connections<br />C1002: Self-Piercing Screws<br />C954: Self-Drilling Screws<br />27<br />
    51. 51. Code Referenced Standards: (continued)<br />AWS Welding Standards<br />D1.1 Standard Welding Code – Steel<br />D1.3 Standard Welding Code 0 Sheet Steel<br />Gypsum Association Standards<br />Fire Resistance Design Manual GA-600<br />Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products GA-216<br />AWCI Standard<br />Standard Practice for the Testing and Inspection of Field Applied Thin-Film Intumescent Fire-resistive Materials<br />Factory Mutual Standards<br />American National Standard for Evaluating Insulated Wall or Wall and Roof/Ceiling Assemblies, Plastic Interior Finish Materials, Plastic Exterior Building Panels, Wall/Ceiling Coating Systems, Interior and Exterior Finish Systems FM-4880.<br />28<br />
    52. 52. Designing with CFS Framing<br />There are basically three resources available to guide the design of a typical CFS home application:<br />Prescriptive Method for Residential Cold-Formed Steel Framing, 2000 Edition; Sections R505, R603 and R804 of the International Residential Code, 2000 Edition; and, <br />Manufacturer technical data. <br />Other publications and technical bulletins are also available for specific components or design methodology ( and For example:<br />Design Guide for Cold-Formed Steel Trusses <br />Shearwall Design Guide <br />Low-Rise Residential Construction Details <br />Durability of Cold-Formed Steel Members <br />Builder&apos;s Stud Guide <br />L-Shaped Header Field Guide <br />Builder&apos;s Guide to Residential Steel Floors <br />Inspection Checklist for Cold-Formed Steel Framing <br />Shear Transfer at Top Plate: Drag Strut Design <br />Vertical Lateral Force Resisting System: Boundary Elements <br />Lateral Load Resisting Element: Diaphragm Design Values <br />Screw Fastener Selection for Light Gauge Steel Frame Construction<br />For unique conditions, it may be necessary to use the AISI Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members. <br />Guide to Fire & Acoustic Data For Steel Floor, Wall & Roof Assemblies.<br />29<br />
    53. 53. Thermal Performance Requirements<br />Thermal Design Guide for the proper insulation thickness. <br />30<br />
    54. 54. Fire-Rating Performance Requirements<br />Fire rated steel assembly details can be found in the UL&apos;s Fire Resistance Directory, the Gypsum Association&apos;s Fire Resistance Design Manual or other publications. <br />31<br />
    55. 55. Acoustical Performance Requirements<br />The Three U.S. major codes, ICBO’s Uniform Building Code (UBC), BOCA’s National Building Code (NBC), SBCCI’s Standard Building Code (SBC), and CABO outline the minimum requirements for sound transmission control. <br />USG fire-rated partition systems offer a range of assemblies that are highly effective in isolating all types of sound.<br />In steel-framed construction, USG systems provide economical sound isolating systems without the excessive weight or space required of masonry construction. Systems are designed to control not only the mid and high frequencies, but also the low frequencies prevalent in music and mechanical equipment environments Partitions include both load –bearing and non-load bearing designs.<br />32<br />
    56. 56. Design Criteria<br />Wind Resistance 0.85 kN/m2 Basic, 209 km/hr Speed <br />Snow Loading 1.55 kN/m2 Basic snow load <br />Earthquake Resistance:8 Degrees Basic earthquake speed 0.4 g <br />Exterior Wall Shock Resistance:250 kg Concentrate shock <br />Fire Proof 1 to 4 hr by different designs <br />33<br />
    57. 57. Partitions<br />34<br />
    58. 58. Resources<br />35<br />
    59. 59. Lightweight Solution - The Schedule: Rough<br />36<br />
    60. 60. Weight Comparison – Lightweight Solution vs. Traditional Concrete Construction - Roof<br />Our Solution weighs about <br />one tenth<br />of the traditional concrete construction<br />Our Solution weighs about <br />one tenth <br />of the traditional concrete construction <br />37<br />
    61. 61. Organizations<br />Among the many organizations that develop standards the following is a list:<br /><ul><li>American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
    62. 62. The most widely recognized organization for development of consensus standards.
    63. 63. American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)
    64. 64. American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
    65. 65. American Welding Society (AWS)
    66. 66. ASTM International (ASTM)
    67. 67. Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI)
    68. 68. Factory Mutual (FM Global)
    69. 69. Gypsum Association (GA)
    70. 70. American Institute of Architects (AIA)
    71. 71. Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
    72. 72. Steel Framing Alliance (SFA)
    73. 73. Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI)
    74. 74. Steel Stud Manufacturers Association (SSMA)
    75. 75. Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE)
    76. 76. National Council of Structural Engineers Association (NCSEA)
    77. 77. Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures (CCFSS)
    78. 78. NASPEC was developed by American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). For further information click on</li></ul>38<br />
    79. 79. Designing with CFS Framing<br /> there are a few &quot;design tips&quot; that may be valuable to the first-timer or novice user:<br /><ul><li>A team approach involving the contractor-builder-manufacturer-designer-owner is encouraged.
    80. 80. Understanding appropriate steel framing methods and practices.
    81. 81. Follow applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines and safety requirements.
    82. 82. All structural members shall be aligned vertically (in-line framing) to transfer all loads to the foundation, unless horizontal load distribution members are specified.
    83. 83. When connecting steel to steel members, drilling tools should drive screws at low speeds of 2500 rpm to prevent improper installation.
    84. 84. Keep plumbing in the slab and route through floor and interior wall cavities to the greatest extent possible.
    85. 85. Avoid locating plumbing in exterior walls because of potential interruption of structural members and a reduction of the thermal value of the wall.
    86. 86. Don't forget web stiffeners for bearing points of floor joists. These are essential components. Stiffeners can be installed on either side of the joist's web.
    87. 87. Snap-in plastic insulators, grommets, conduits, or other approved wire protection methods should always be used to protect the plastic sheathing on electrical cables and wires when passing through holes in CFS members.
    88. 88. Ensure that copper pipes are always separated from the steel framing by using plastic insulators or other approved methods.
    89. 89. All load-bearing studs shall be seated in the tracks with a maximum gap of 1/8 inch between the end of the stud and the web of the track.
    90. 90. Finally, there is no substitute for doing your own homework—explore the resources mentioned in this article and become informed in the various attributes of CFS systems.</li></ul>39<br />
    91. 91. Light Gauge Metal Framing –Examples<br />• (Alcyone Apartments — Seattle, Washington )<br /><ul><li>Affordable units developed by Paul Allen’s Vulcan Group• Excellent example of “blended” materials in a mixed use project• First 3 floors of concrete for retail space and parking• Top 5 floors structural light gauge panels, floors, and trusses• Significant building weight reduction by incorporating light gauge• First LEED Certified residential building   in Seattle’s Cascade Neighborhood </li></ul>(Nursing Home of Eunice — Eunice, Louisiana)<br /><ul><li>70,000 square foot assisted living• Light gauge framing specified for non-combustibility • Normally, contractor would have “stick framed” with studs• LGST fabricator designed and produced more than 1,500 trusses• By utilizing pre-fabricated trusses, contractor estimated he saved 24 man-months versus conventional framing</li></ul>40<br />
    92. 92. Practical Uses For Cold Formed Steel<br />Applications<br />Sheathed Floor Systems<br />Concrete Floor Systems<br />Roof Systems<br />Exterior Wall Systems<br />41<br />
    93. 93. Office Buildings<br />42<br />
    94. 94. Office Buildings<br />43<br />
    95. 95. Apartment Buildings<br />44<br />
    96. 96. Apartment Buildings<br />45<br />
    97. 97. Warehouses/Industrial<br />46<br />
    98. 98. Accomodations<br />Mobile Accomodations<br />47<br />
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    100. 100. Light Gauge Metal Framing – Installation On Job Site<br />49<br />
    101. 101. Affordable Housing<br />50<br />
    102. 102. Affordable Housing<br />51<br />
    103. 103. Before & After<br />52<br />
    104. 104. Accomodates all Exterior Cladding<br />Concrete Block<br />Concrete<br />EIFS<br />The Solution:<br />Light Gauge Metal Framing<br />All Exterior Cladding are applicable .<br />Insulation<br />Gypsum Wall Board (Interior Walls)<br />Roof Shingles<br />EIFS<br />Brick<br />53<br />
    105. 105. 2” Lightweight Concrete<br />18 guage Lath<br />Cold-formed Studs<br />Insulation<br />Gypsum Board<br />54<br />
    106. 106. E.I.F.S. – Light Gauge Metal Walls Assembly<br />There are several reasons for the continued growth of the EIFS market:<br />Lightweight:<br /> They are lightweight and hence impose few structural restrictions on their use;<br />2. Range of Colors:<br /> The polymer-based finishes allow for a vast range of colors and textures;<br />3. Design Flexibility:<br /> The foam plastic insulation used by most systems can be easily shaped to form cornices, reveals, trim, etc.;<br />4. Energy Efficient and economy:<br /> The insulation improves energy-efficiency by wrapping the whole building in an uninterrupted blanket.<br />55<br />
    107. 107. E.I.F.S. - R-Value<br />56<br />
    108. 108. E.I.F.S. – moisture and thermal performance<br />An Oak Ridge National Laboratory study shows that a newly redesigned generation of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, or EIFS, walls perform better than several other wall types tested for moisture and thermal performance. EIFS walls use foam insulation, fiberglass mesh and performance-engineered coatings as an alternative to various other cladding systems. ORNL researchers teamed with construction industry EIFS partners to develop &quot;water management systems&quot; that greatly improve durability, moisture management and thermal performance of the EIFS walls. The 15-month ORNL study conducted in the Southeast showed EIFS outperformed walls made of brick, stucco, concrete block and cement board in moisture protection and temperature control. The data are being used to benchmark a computer simulation, called a hygrothermal model, to predict wall thermal and moisture performance. The work is funded by the Department of Energy&apos;s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the non-profit EIMA Industry Members Association. [Contact: Mike Bradley; 865.576.9553;] <br />57<br />
    109. 109. Roofing Types<br />All types of roofs are applicable<br />58<br />
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    111. 111. The ProcessA superior end-to-end process<br />Architects Renditions: The process begins with an architect’s design that can then be transferred to framing, detailing and engineering software.<br />Engineering: The entire frame is then designed and detailed using framing software. The completed file, then ready for manufacturing, is sent electronically to the Steel Framing equipment.<br />Production: The Steel Framing equipment then creates each component of the building frame individually, labeling them according to their location in the frame for error free construction.<br />Individual Components: Every component is produced and detailed with individual characteristics according to its position in each panel. Cut to length, service and fastening holes pre-punched, swaged, notched and ready for assembly.<br />Assembly: The assembly process usually takes place at the manufacturing plant as each finished component is produced by the Steel Frame Roll former. They are assembled and screwed together to form the panels and trusses.<br />Transport: The completed panels and trusses are then transported to the construction site.<br />Construction: Once at the construction site, the panels and trusses are unloaded and positioned for rapid and accurate assembly.<br />Finished Product: Once the frame is completed, the rest of the structure is built.<br />Combining the processes of designing, quoting, production planning, factory management, machine control, and material management.<br />By integrating the above processes results in:<br /><ul><li>Increased efficiency.
    112. 112. Reduction of material waste.
    113. 113. Management control of the business</li></ul>60<br />
    114. 114. The Process–From Factory to Installation<br />275 m2 per shift per crew<br />61<br />
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    116. 116. The Process- From Factory to Installation<br />63<br />
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    118. 118. Light Gauge Metal Framing –Installation On Job Site<br />275 m2 per week per crew<br />65<br />
    119. 119. Light Gauge Metal Framing–From Factory to Installation<br />Even complex framing jobs can be prefabricated and delivered to the job site<br />66<br />
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    130. 130. Our Design Resources<br />Our Company has a full suite of technical tools and information that our engineers need to produce efficient and effective designs :<br />a full suite of technical tools and information that every engineer needs to produce efficient and effective designs <br />Our design professionals are speeding engineering time and increasing the efficiency of designs by using design software developed specifically for cold-formed steel. <br />We have built our library with industry standard details covering typical cold-formed steel connections in Floors, Load Bearing Walls, Non-Load Bearing Walls, Roofs, and General Conditions. All details are in AutoCAD, WMF and DXF Formats.<br />Our design professionals have access to an extensive and broad range of technical and design information. <br />77<br />
    131. 131. Conclusion<br />Any structure you build here can be built wih this system.<br />It is faster, better, and more affordable.<br />We have worked for the largest U.S Developers.<br />We have worked for the top JD Power rated US Developers.<br />We provide a LEED™ certified product. <br />With our experience, we will be part of your solution.<br />78<br />
    132. 132. Thank You<br />125 South Wacker Drive, Suite 300, Chicago, Illinois 60606, U.S.A.<br />Phone: (312) 253-7401 Fax: (312) 253-7402<br /><br />79<br />