RB May 2009

Rural Builder - May 2009 CoverThe May 2009 Issue of Rural Builder explores dome construction.

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Builder hopes others can help

An Oklahoma builder is looking for ideas on ways to identify old metal profiles. Read more »

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Time for a new old idea

Windmills are making a comeback on the rural horizon. See what’s new in these old landmarks. Read more »

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The way to go dome

Classic design boasts new value, excellent energy efficiency for churches, schools  commercial buildings and homes. Read more »

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Product Profile: SIPs, ICFs and insulation options

A builders’ bonanza of structural insulated panels, insulated concrete forms and other insulation options and — where to find them. Read more »

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Why horses are like that

Horses’ nature helps explain their needs, says a dedicated horse owner, and why the design of their living quarters must take equine characteristics into account. Read more »

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Come and get it!

Food, water served just the way the horse prefers Read more »

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SIPs house joins Greensburg community

SIPA Builder member SIPsmart Building Systems recently completed a SIP home in the tornado damaged town of Greensburg, Kan., the community that was destroyed by a mile-wide twister in May, 2007.
 

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Last call for ballots!

You know the familiar alert: LAST CALL!!!
In this case, it means there’s one last opportunity to nominate  the top suppliers in the rural building industry for the Gold Key of Excellence Awards. Read more »

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