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What this means is that you can have several different types of materials give you the same load bearing factor.
The problem is that each factor has a different cost and use.
Although steel can give the best overall bang for the buck, steel has it drawbacks.
Given a fire, steel performs abysmally compared to structural lumber or even OSB.
Lot more to this equation than meets the initial eye.