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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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Palram breaks ground on new logistics center

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. – Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, has broken ground on an 80,000 square foot logistics center positioned directly next door to their Americas headquarters in Weisenberg Township, Kutztown, Pa. “As demand for … Read more »

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New study shows air sealing is essential for all insulation types

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Building Science Corporation (BSC) has released a report detailing the results of a multi-year insulation research project. The most significant finding from the report is that sealed walls of the same R-value perform equally well regardless of … Read more »

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Turning bling to Ka-Ching: award-winning horse barns comes down to details

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- By Sharon Thatcher – With a name like Kentuckiana Building & Development LLC, it’s no surprise that owner Tim Noble knows a thing or two about horse barns. Located in the heart of thoroughbred country, about 50 percent of … Read more »

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NFBA Board Chair’s Message: A redesigned Expo awaits you in Nashville

- By Rick Hess  Chair, NFBA Board of Directors – My excitement about the 2014 Frame Building Expo keeps building, and I’m eager to share some of the new features with you. With the benefit of your feedback on previous … Read more »

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Construction employment resumed growth in September

- Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. Construction Economic Update – Overall national construction employment rose by 20,000 jobs in September, with nonresidential construction employment gaining 12,000 positions, according to an Oct. 22 report by the Department of Labor. The national … Read more »

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Check out the newly updated Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide – Free online!

An annual tradition here at Rural Builder is the release of the newest edition of the Rural Builder Buyer’s Guide. The Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide is a go-to source for all things post-frame and steel-frame construction supplies for builders in … Read more »

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