Commonly used for interior partitioning of commercial buildings, light-gauge steel framing is increasingly being used in residential construction. Compared to solid wood, steel studs are lightweight, dimensionally stable, resistant to insect damage, and of consistent quality.
Share in the residential and light commercial building market because they're quick to assemble and provide excellent energy performance. The insulating core of SIPs is most commonly made from expanded polystyrene (EPS)- not to be confused with extruded polystyrene, which is not ozone safe.
The PolySteel-AE PSi4000 Flat Wall Insulating Concrete Form (ICF) is an expanded polystyrene and steel form for the construction of concrete walls that provide superior strength, durability, and energy efficiency over other methods of construction.