NASH National Association of Steel Framed Housing

The National Association of Steel-Framed Housing (NASH) is the Industry Association for cold-formed steel used in residential, low and midrise construction.

It was formed in 1982 to foster the development of the steel framing industry and represents the interests of light gauge steel frame fabricators, their materials and component suppliers and customers. 

Businesses in the industry join NASH to support cooperative programs for developing the market and industry infrastructure for all light structural steel framing.

NASH’s key objectives are:

  • Support the long term growth and sustainability of the Steel Frame industry
  • Maximise the profile of cold-formed steel framing within the building industry
  • Maximise the value of belonging to NASH, for all membership categories
  • Support the awareness and promote the advantages of steel framing in the Market Place

NASH develops Standards for the industry which are referenced in the National Construction Code (NCC).  In addition, it develops Handbooks and other publications to provide guidance on the use of cold-formed steel framing.

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