Solar Panels for Commercial Structures

Solar Panels for Commercial Structures

Solar Panels & The Future of Energy in Australia In Season 2, Episode 3 of our SteelTalk Webinar Series, we talk with Andy McCarthy, CEO and Director at RACV Solar about what’s happening in the commercial solar and energy storage space. RACV Solar was founded in 2010, initially branded as Gippsland Solar back when only […]

Reducing the price of a shed

Reducing the price of a shed

How can I reduce the price of my commercial structure? If you want to build a commercial steel building but you’re on a tight budget, there are several things you can do to bring the price down. Looking at simpler designs, doing away with complicated extras and choosing standard sizes where possible will all help […]

The 5 P’s of Planning

The 5 P’s of Planning

The 5 P’s: Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance Steeltalk Webinar Series 2, Episode 2 In this episode of Steeltalk by Steelcorp, Eli Gescheit joins us from Navon Planning to talk about the importance of the planning process for your commercial structure project. Eli is an urban planner with 15 years of experience working both in […]

Types of firewalls

Types of firewalls

Types of firewalls: what does Steelcorp recommend? Fire wall options for steel structures The external walls of your building should be designed to slow the progress of a fire and contain it in a smaller area, and the question around which walls to choose often comes up during the initial planning and approval process. Fire […]

Disability Regulations 101

Disability Regulations 101

A simple guide for commercial buildings When you’re considering taking on a commercial building project, you’ll need to understand your obligations to ensure that the property is accessible to everyone. Whilst the National Construction Code has different requirements for various classes of buildings, this article focuses on large commercial sheds, factories and warehouses as that’s […]

Shed installations

Shed installations

Can Steelcorp install my shed? Steelcorp is not a commercial builder, however, we can definitely help you look after the installation of your commercial, rural or custom made shed. We have helped guide many of our customers through the entire process of building a shed, from site selection to design to approvals & permits, right […]

Personal access doors

Personal access doors

Personal access doors for your shed: rules and requirements How big should the doors be in your shed? When you’re building a commercial structure such as a steel shed, it’s important to ensure you take accessibility into account. This means understanding the legal requirements for shed designs and how to include personal access doors that […]

Ordering the right shed

Ordering the right shed

How do I know if I am ordering the right shed? We understand that building a shed is a big commitment. To make sure you get the right result, there are a few key questions you can ask yourself in the early stages. The most important thing is to think long-term: your shed will last […]

Mezzanine floors

Mezzanine floors

Does Steelcorp offer mezzanine floors? Short answer: yes! Our team is here to help you design and build your commercial structure, ensuring you get a functional space both inside and out, including internal COLORBOND® partitions, mezzanine framework, flooring, handrails and stairs. In fact, we always recommend that our clients plan the internals and any office […]