Don Allen to Present at AEC BuildTech

Super Stud Building Products, Inc., the multi-regional cold-formed metal framing members and accessories manufacturer, is proud to announce that Don Allen, P.E., LEED AP, Director of Engineering, will be presenting at the AEC BuildTech Conference and Expo.

The session, entitled Assessing Cold-Formed Steel Enclosures versus Alternative Enclosures, will be part of the Building Envelope series of conference sessions and discussions. The session assesses the research and methodology of cold-formed steel enclosures compared to other enclosure types in commercial buildings. This presentation highlights the advantages of cold-formed steel enclosures and their competitiveness when compared to other enclosure systems. Session participants will understand the relationship between embodied energy and operating energy in various building types, assess various wall and roof enclosure systems and their performance, and apply concepts to help improve sustainability factors.



Program Details:

What: AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo – Assessing Cold-Formed Steel Enclosures versus Alternative Enclosures

When: April 30 - May 2, 2019

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois

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About AEC BuildTech Conference and Expo

AEC BuildTech is an interactive three-day conference and expo designed to inform and inspire today’s ENTIRE innovative building team. AEC BuildTech recognizes that collaboration is a key topic. Each trade needs to be included at the outset to ensure the best outcome. It's a theme you can find in any number of AEC-related professions, from architecture and engineering to plumbing and HVAC. Every discipline wants to be included because every discipline needs to be included for a project to be truly successful. That's why AEC BuildTech was created and what makes it unique. To learn more about AEC BuildTech visit


About Don Allen, PE, LEED AP

Don is an internationally known expert in cold-formed steel design, who serves as Director of Engineering for Super Stud Building Products. Allen chairs the Education Committee of the American Iron and Steel Institute, is actively involved in the development of ASTM and AISI standards, and has designed projects in Europe, Africa, and North America. In addition to working for steel product manufacturers, Allen has spent more than a decade in private practice and served over nine years as technical director for the Steel Stud Manufacturers Association (SSMA), the Steel Framing Alliance (SFA), and the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI). Allen is the 2013 winner of the CFSEI's annual Distinguished Service Award.


About Super Stud Building Products

Since 1973, Super Stud Building Products, Inc., with its roots in the New York Tri-State area, has been a proud manufacturer of the building industry’s most diverse offerings of steel framing components and accessories for use in the construction of commercial, institutional and residential structures. With manufacturing plants in Edison, New Jersey and Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Super Stud is a multi-regional steel framing and accessories manufacturer committed to quality products, unmatched service, competitive pricing and timely deliveries across the entire East Coast and beyond. Super Stud plays an active role in the steel framing industry, participating in the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), the Association of Walls and Ceilings International (AWCI), ASTM International and the Steel Framing Alliance (SFA). To learn more, visit