Philmetal Products, Inc. highlighted the innovative Galvaframe System during the 28th National Convention of Chamber of Real Estate & Builders Association (CREBA) held recently at Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Lahug, Cebu. This year’s theme is “A Home for Every Filipino: 10 Million Homes by 2040”, a timely topic considering the country’s widening housing backlog , and in celebration of October as the National Housing Month.
CREBA National President Noel Toti M. Carino said, “The CREBA National Convention has always been known for its unprecedented initiatives in support to national development goals.”
With this urgent requirement for government and the private sector to provide more housing developments, Philmetal offered a viable solution that can help out in CREBA’s objective of delivering 10 Million homes by the year 2040.
The Galvaframe® Wall Framing System is a patented house framing solution from Philmetal that offers a sustainable and more cost-effective solution that can address the discrepancy of affordable housing for the growing population of the Philippines. The modular system uses light gauge steel made from prime materials manufactured by the Philsteel Group of Companies, and was accredited by AITECH as a durable, economical, and easy to install innovation to replace conventional house framing.
Philmetal Sales Director Rommel T. Bulalacao explained how the Galvaframe® Wall Framing System is a practical option. “The Galvaframe® Wall Framing System allows for intelligent and quick building process without the need for heavy tools or equipment during assembly. This advanced solution for both drywall and cast-in place concrete construction methods is engineered to resist 250 km/hr wind speed with its concrete shear wall system and load bearing capacity walls. Also, Galvaframe® addresses the needs of mass housing projects that are resilient against typhoons and earthquakes.”
The Galvaframe® Wall Framing System includes Wall and Truss Framing, Roof & Ceiling Framing, Floor Joist Framing and Roof Systems.