FORTECO® LIGHTWEIGHT COMPOSITE FRAMING


COMPOSITE STEEL & CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION - THE GREEN BUILDING SYSTEM THAT SAVES TIME AND COSTS LESS THAN TRADITIONAL FRAMING METHODS IDEAL FOR RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL BUILDINGS

“Super-Insulated” Walls and Floors with Integral Insulation

  • Makes Net-Zero Buildings Affordable
  • Lowers Building Life Cycle Costs
  • Reduces Carbon Footprint

Extremely Strong yet Lighter than Typical Concrete Framing

Provides a Safe and Healthy Place to Live and Work

Excellent Platform for Green Technologies (Geothermal, Solar, Wind and Green Roofs)

Non-Combustible, Corrosion Resistant and 100% Recyclable

Minimizes Sound Transmission

Edison Awards for FORTECO
CLEAN TECH Energy Award for FORTECO

 SHOWCASE PROJECTS:

Good Harvest Market – Pewaukee, WI

FORTECO Lightweight Composite Framing Solutions: Floor Framing, Tilt Up Wall

  • Uses less than half the concrete as traditional precast or tilt-up systems
  • Easier to install with lighter equipment
  • Site cast without the need for a concrete slab
  • Pre-insulated panels can be cast in extreme cold weather
  • Interior galvanized steel framing is ready for drywall
  • Preformed openings in framing for easy installation of wiring and piping
  • Thermal mass wall with superior Insulation and integrated “Radiant Barrier
  • Unlimited exterior finish options
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Five Diamonds Mezzanine – Waukesha, WI

FORTECO Floor Framing Advantages:

  • Panelized for fast installation
  • Lightweight with min. 3” standard concrete topping
  • Composite construction for excellent span to depth ratio
  • High load capacity with unlimited design flexibility
  • Built-in Camber for super flat floors after concrete is poured
  • Insulation decking for superior sound attenuation
  • Galvanized steel framing is ready for drywall
  • Large preformed openings for easy installation of HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing
  • Perfect for in-floor radiant heating
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FORTECO Lightweight Composite Framing is a revolutionary new building system for commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential structures. The patented system cleverly utilizes steel, concrete and insulation as structural components for floor and wall framing.

FORTECO framing can reduce overall construction costs up to 20%; shorten construction time by 50% while creating a super-insulated building.

It is an excellent platform for emerging green building technologies making “Net Zero” building construction a reality.