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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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 2013 Expo, “Building Opportunity: Advancing Your Business,” to be held February 20–22 in Memphis,...

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 have been a challenging time for many builders throughout the country, but we are...

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Promote post frame with pictures

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. Years ago, he bought a good digital camera and sought advice on photography from...

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 must responsibly deal with this variability in the design process to ensure public safety...

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

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 Nature could throw at it, that’s what the customer needed — shade and shelter....