Try It, You'll Like It!
Are you an outside the box thinker? A creative, push the limits designer? Do you want your projects to stand the test of time? To create a lasting legacy of your work?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then it's time you considered hot-dip galvanized steel in your designs. Hot-dip galvanizing (HDG) is a zinc coating that prevents steel corrosion. Produced from natural elements (zinc + steel), galvanized steel provides maintenance-free corrosion protection for decades. The longevity of the coating coupled with the modern, silver appearance ensures designs utilizing hot-dip galvanizing transcend time visually and structurally.
Galvanized steel…protecting your design and sustaining our future.
If you never try, you'll never know
Pushing the envelope and thinking outside the box are cornerstones of architecture. Take the first step by learning more about hot-dip galvanized steel and its benefits. Then, specify hot-dip galvanizing for your exterior steel elements.
AGA Project Gallery
Architects by definition are creators, and your creativity is what makes the built environment unique. Get inspired by your peers by exploring projects using galvanized steel.
Start learning about hot-dip galvanized steel through the AGA's various publications on the design, specification, performance, and sustainability. The Specifier's Guide is a great place to understand why specifiers choose hot-dip galvanized steel. Then, if you'd like to go more in-depth, check out the Design Guide, Performance of Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel Products, Hot-Dip Galvanizing for Sustainable Design, and Costs Less, Lasts Longer.
Continuing Education Seminars
Knowledge is power. The AGA provides continuing education opportunities through our popular Galvanize It! seminar series. All courses are approved for learning units (LU) and/or professional development hours (PDH) in health, safety, and welfare (HSW). Learn more about the Galvanize It! seminar series and sign up for an in-person seminar, webinar, or take an online course today!
The AGA provides a number of other resources to learn about hot-dip galvanized steel, including:
If you want to stay up to date on trends, news, and advancements in the hot-dip galvanizing industry, consider signing up for the AGAs quarterly eNewsletter Galvanizing Insights.