HSS Insider – Nov. 2023 – Sustainability

HSS Insider HSS Insider - Nov. 2023 - Sustainability

November 2023 | Issue #23

Optimizing Sustainable Structures With HSS: A Comprehensive Guide

Sustainability - buildings and green leaves

In a world where sustainability is paramount, understanding the environmental impact of your material choices is crucial. Join us on a journey toward more sustainable and efficient structural design as we delve deep into the realm of steel and HSS. Discover the advantages of HSS, from minimizing carbon emissions to reducing material tonnage.

Michael Gryniuk, Founder and Principal of Cora Structural

Navigating Sustainability in Structural Engineering

Sustainability isn’t just a buzzword for Mike Gryniuk. We spoke with the founder and principal of Cora Structural to hear about his journey as an engineer, learn more about his important role in the SE 2050 Commitment Program for Structural Engineering Institute, and understand his passion for bettering the world through sustainable engineering.

Jeff Cole, President, Atlas Tube

Behind Atlas Tube: Strategies, Innovations, and Sustainable Practices

Jeff Cole, president of Atlas Tube, spoke to us about how the operating philosophy of Atlas Tube drives their success, from jumbo HSS to its proprietary Automated Inventory Management (AIM) system. Click the link below to read more. 

Upcoming Webinar

HSS Truss Connections

North Seattle Transfer Station

Join our upcoming webinar for essential tips and design examples to ensure cost-effective and structurally sound truss connections. Discover nuanced factors influencing cost-efficient designs, from member selection and ideal thickness ratios to understanding the classifications of K, Y, and X connections. Participants can earn 1.0 PDH or 1.0 LU|HSW upon completion.

This live webinar has already been presented. HSS Professional Members may access the recorded webinar for free and order the quiz by clicking the button below. Note, you will need to log in to your account.

HSS Resources

STI Industry-Average Non-Fabricated HSS EPD

HSS Environmental Product Declarations Available

Get the latest industry-average and facility-specific EPDs for STI HSS member producers.

There’s Still Time to Earn Your PDHs in 2023

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As December 31 license renewal deadlines approach, ensuring you meet your continuing education requirements is crucial. Let STI be your solution with our HSS Webinars on Demand. Explore recorded webinars spanning topics including HSS connections, welding, seismic considerations, AESS, sustainability, and more. Solidify your knowledge by completing a 10-question quiz after each webinar to earn your PDH.

STI In The News

Round, square and rectangular HSS stacks

HSS Availability

STI’s producers manufacture hundreds of HSS sizes for round, rectangular and square tubes. Read STI’s article in Structure Magazine to see the most readily available sizes by shape, and check out STI’s HSS Producers Capability Tool, which allows you to search by shape, dimensions and grade to check the most current availability of HSS sections.

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