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AISI publishes new test standards for S900-series

The AISI has revised and published 14 test standards in its S900-series, providing a complete series of updated test methods that supersede the previously published 2008 series. All test standards have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) … Read more »

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Schweiss Doors now has back-up systems for your door in case of power outage

Before placing an order for a hydraulic or bifold door, have you given any thought to how you would get that big, heavy door open in case of a power outage? This is an important consideration, not only for knowing … Read more »

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Construction Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial and Industrial Growth

Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast Monday combining their … Read more »

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O.K. city amends building codes to require more wind-resistant construction

- Building Code Now Includes More Continuous Sheathing – The City of Moore, Oklahoma, recently adopted an ordinance that amends the city’s building code provisions to require more wind-resistant construction systems that will better withstand the punishing force of tornadoes … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Horse Barns, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame Products, Post-Frame Technique, Products, RB July 2014, Research and Technology, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged continuous sheathing, Moore, Oklahoma, wind-resistent construction, wood structural sheathing | Leave a comment

USDA to partner with WoodWorks to advance the use of wood in buildings

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today announced  a $1 million program to be implemented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service in partnership with the Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks initiative, to provide training for architects, engineers … Read more »

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PFMI surveys reflect progress with key target audiences

The Post-Frame Market Initiative, the market development initiative of the National Frame Building Association, has been working since 2007 to expand the use of post frame in the light-commercial market by targeting architects and building owners with education and marketing … Read more »

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APA report: Using wood structural panels with raised heel trusses

Construction method provides simple steps to meeting the lateral and wind uplift load requirements of the IRC. APA–The Engineered Wood Association outlines an efficient, cost-effective construction solution for using wood structural panels with raised-heel (or energy-heel) trusses in a new … Read more »

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Levi’s Nails and Screws Announces Name Change

Leola, Pa., – Levi’s Nails and Screws is pleased to announce that it has changed the name of the company to Levi’s Building Components. Levi’s Building Components is a wholesale supplier of metal roofing screws, snow guards and accessories. In 1978, Levi … Read more »

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Triangle Fastener introduces Wood-To-Concrete tapping screw

Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to introduce its Wood-To-Concrete™ Tapping Screw. The Wood-To-Concrete tapping screw was developed for attaching 2X wood to concrete, masonry or block. Engineered with a proprietary “Hex-Countersunk” drive, it provides the driving stability of a hex … Read more »

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DBCI opens distribution center in Rocky Mount, N.C.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Roll-up door manufacturer DBCI, out of Douglasville, Ga., has opened a new distribution center in Rocky Mount, N.C. The facility, over 10,000 square feet of office and warehouse space located at 100 Red Iron Road, is … Read more »

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