Author Archives: Rural Builder staff

NFBA chapters plan summer events

Two regional chapters of the National Frame Building Association are planning summer events. Learn what the new Heartland Chapter and the Wisconsin Chapter are up to now.
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Gold Key means excellence

42 industry-leading companies have been named winners of Rural Builder magazine’s Gold Key of Excellence. It’s a tradition begun in 1983. Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Gold Key of Excellence, Industry Experts, Industry Honors, RB July 2010, Rural Builder Magazine | Leave a comment

Ventilation products

Because nothing beats fresh air, these companies show how it’s done
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Posted in RB July 2010, Rural Builder Magazine | Leave a comment

Let there be light

Skylights bring pure illumination from above while they make the most of natural daylight. Here are product profiles from10 suppliers and manufacturers
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Bloopers ‘n boo-boos

Bloopers might be funny when they happen to other people. When they happen to us…well, maybe not. See what you think!
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Post-frame impressive

Noteworthy projects in commercial and institutional categories that earned "honorable mention" status in Buildings of the Year competition sponsored by the National Frame Building Association. Read more »

Posted in Events, FN April 2010, Frame Building Expo, Frame Building News, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post-Frame Technique | Leave a comment

Best on the block!

Expo voters pick the best new products at "Builders Block" display. Find out which companies and which products they liked best.
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Posted in Builder Blocks, Events, Frame Building Expo, In the Industry, Industry Honors, RB May 2010, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Leave a comment

Dig this ‘down to earth’ device!

AJ Manufacturing has come up with an absolutely ‘down to earth’ device for post-frame builders. Check it out.
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Posted in RB March 2010, Rural Builder Magazine | Leave a comment

Metal Building Systems, a product profile

Here’s a line-up of the companies that manufacture metal building systems in the industry today. Check out the great variety and features of more than 30 companies’ offerings.
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Posted in RB March 2010, Rural Builder Magazine | Leave a comment

Products: Windows and Doors

Windows and doors to make buildings energy-efficient, practical and attractive Read more »

Posted in RB March 2010, Rural Builder Magazine | Leave a comment