Is Your Steel Building Green?

In today’s climate it falls to all of us to minimise the environmental impact of our business decisions – decisions that include erecting new buildings. With so many construction options available, where do steel-framed buildings fall in terms of being eco-friendly?   The answer might surprise you. Less waste Steel-framed buildings are pieces of precision engineering. All the segments are pre-fabricated before being shipped to the construction site. Not only does this make construction of the building itself fast and simple, it also means there is little in the way of leftover parts. Indeed, the waste from a steel-framed building
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Popular uses for steel frame buildings

Here at Atlantic Steel Buildings, we have been creating and constructing steel frame buildings for customers across the UK for 13 years. Because we design our steel frame buildings from scratch, no two are the same – we can create a bespoke building to suit any specifications. That said, there are certain uses for steel frame buildings that prove extremely popular among our clientele, and with good reason. Here are just a few of those, to give you some idea of the possibilities. Domestic steel frame buildings For our domestic customers, the most popular request we receive is for steel
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Cladding a Steel Building

Atlantic Steel Buildings have vast experience of designing and installing steel buildings for clients across the UK, we are experts in understanding what is important to the overall functionality and longevity of the building.  One important element to consider in a building’ s construction is cladding. What is Cladding and why is it used for steel constructions? Cladding is extra layers that are placed outside of a building for a range of purposes including providing insulation for occupants within the building as well as serving as an aesthetic presence to make the outside appearance of a building more attractive.  With working
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Benefits of A Steel Building

At Atlantic Steel buildings we are passionate about the steel architecture that we build for clients all over the UK. For us, steel frame buildings have such an advantage and are the ideal building medium for a whole host of applications. But what is it that we love about these buildings and why do we feel they are preferred construction option for garages, outhouses, agricultural sheds, storage and more. Steel Buildings Are Built To Last Strength and durability are big concerns when considering a new structure. Problems with this will affect the longevity of the building, necessitating in repairs and
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Hot Rolled Steel Building Kits

As one of the UK’s most respected steel building suppliers, we know what we’re talking about when it comes to the various properties of steel. A versatile material in its own right, it can be manufactured in a number of different ways, each of which imparts different characteristics to the finished product.   Two common varieties in the steel building industry are hot-rolled and cold-rolled steel. You might have seen the construction materials of a given building labelled as such. What are these processes, and what do they mean for your steel frame buildings? Hot-rolled steel Hot-rolled steel is manufactured
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Why Use A Steel Building?

  Are you thinking about a new building? Whether you’re looking to build a shed or an aircraft hangar, steel buildings are the best for a whole host of reasons. At Atlantic Steel Buildings we’ve got the answer to all your building needs and can help you every step of the way. Read our guide to find out why steel buildings are a cut above the rest. Speed of Construction This is likely the most commonly heard benefit of steel buildings. The speed and ease of construction blow away the competition. Our steel buildings are prefabricated to precise measurements. We
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Will The Use of The Building Affect The Design?

Designing steel buildings from scratch is not an activity to be taken lightly. Here at Atlantic Steel Buildings, we have been designing, manufacturing, and erecting steel frame buildings for customers up and down the country for a long time, and we know the sorts of things that need to be taken into consideration even prior to the design stage. For example, will the use of the building affect the design? The simple answer to that is: yes. When it comes to designing steel buildings, the first question we ask is “what is the building going to be used for?” It
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How to Insulate a Steel Building

There are many reasons why steel buildings might benefit from added insulation. As the premier provider of steel buildings nationwide, here are a few tips on how to go about it: Do I need to insulate? If your steel building is sited in the UK, the answer is almost certainly “yes”. With the turbulent weather we get in this country, insulation is a must, allowing your steel buildings to be heated and cooled with greater efficiency. What insulation material should I use? We use composite insulation for all new steel buildings. With steel being such an excellent conductor of heat,
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Where Do I Buy Steel Frame Buildings as a Business Customer?

As a business customer looking to buy commercial steel buildings, it’s important that you choose the right company to purchase your steel frame buildings from. These are major purchases for your company and the last thing you need is to be left high and dry because you didn’t take the time to pick a steel frame building company that you can rely on. Here are just a few of things you should be looking for: Experience When it comes to commercial steel buildings, it’s not enough to know that the company you’re considering has steel frame buildings it can supply.
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Choosing the Right Portal Frame Building Manufacturer

Choosing the Right Portal Frame Building Manufacturer Portal framed buildings are uniquely versatile constructions with a multitude of uses across a whole range of industries. With so many variables to take into consideration, when it comes to portal framed buildings, it is essential that you choose a manufacturer that can meet the specific needs of you and your business. As one of the country’s top providers of portal framed buildings, we know what clients are looking for when they choose a manufacturer. Here are a few of the more popular points: Quality Probably the most important consideration for most clients
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