FN August 2012

/Frame Building News - August 2012 CoverThe August 2012 Issue of Frame Building News is all about the aesthetics of post frame.

This issue also includes how to photograph post-frame projects.

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Uniquely post frame: An uncommon home for an uncommon NASCAR team

At first glance you would not suspect that this headquarters for a NASCAR racing team is a post-frame building. Even after a double take you would likely be skeptical. But this once derelict building — a former meat packing plant … Read more »

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NFBA Chair: There’s plenty of work ahead

By Larry Edema Chair, NFBA Board of Directors / NFBA listening to members to build stronger organization / It’s my privilege to share with you news of the association’s latest activities and initiatives. 2013 Frame Building ExpoThe program of NFBA’s … Read more »

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PFMI Update: Pursuit of growth

The Post-Frame Market Initiative garners results for industry / The Post-Frame Market Initiative, now in its fifth year, continues to produce results and promote post frame as the construction method of choice for light commercial construction. The past five years … Read more »

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Promote post frame with pictures

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It’s an inexpensive and easy way to show off your best work / By Jane Martinsons  NFBA staff writer / When it comes to photography, post-frame builders can learn a lot from Keith Pinkelman, owner of Lynnman Construction, Morrice, Mich. … Read more »

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Research & Technology: Effect of variability on lumber design values

Building designers, registered design professionals should stay up to date / By Don Bender, Ph.D., P.E., and  Frank Woeste, Ph.D., P.E. Properties of all materials vary, as as do structural loads such as snow, wind and occupancy. Building design professionals … Read more »

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Easy on the eyes: these are not your ordinary post-frame buildings

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Customers are looking for more. They have higher expectations. And, of course, they want it to be reasonably priced. There was a time you built a post-frame building for its function, its efficiency. If it stood up to anything Mother … Read more »

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