Tag Archives: PFMI

PFMI Update: Study reveals post-frame’s growth will be in non-ag markets

PFMI looks for growth in 2014 and beyond – By John Ryan, NFBA Director of Market Development – A recent study commissioned by NFBA forecasts that the post-frame industry will grow 35 percent by the end of 2017. That sounds … Read more »

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PFMI Update: Significant impact (January 2013)

NFBA’s Post-Frame Market Initiative employs a number of metrics throughout the year to measure the size and market share of the post-frame industry, identify key trends and drivers, gauge perceptions and awareness of post frame in the design community and … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, FN January 2013, Frame Building News, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged Lead-Conversion Survey, nfba, PFMI | Leave a comment

PFMI Update: Reaching target audiences, expanding the market

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. Following are some updates on the program, as well as ways that you can … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, FN November 2012, Frame Building News, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post-Frame Technique | Tagged PFMI, Post-Frame Advantage | Leave a comment

PFMI Update: A bigger slice

The National Frame Building Association’s Post-Frame Market Initiative is an industry-wide market development program intended to significantly increase the use of post-frame construction systems. Each post-frame builder’s slice of the business pie can be bigger if the industry is successful … Read more »

Posted in FN April 2012, Frame Building News | Tagged national frame building association, nfba, PFMI, post frame marketing initiative | Leave a comment

PFMI: Educating the design community

NFBA members work as one to promote post-frame opportunities The National Frame Building Association launched the Post-Frame Market Initiative with generous support from members whose pledges were matched by the Binational Softwood Lumber Council. Post-frame builders and suppliers support this … Read more »

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PFMI work continues

The Post-Frame Market Initiative, with the support of NFBA members and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, continues to promote the use of post-frame construction in the light commercial market through education, marketing and research. In the August 2011 issue of … Read more »

Posted in Energy Efficiency, FN November 2011, Frame Building News, Green Building, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Sustainability | Tagged PFMI, post-frame education, post-frame research, post-frame testing | Leave a comment

Plus-size project

Post-frame beats out other building systems for storage facility There’s big … and then there’s big. Earlier this year, CDA Structures completed a rather large post-frame building. In fact, Brian Eiter of CDA believes it may be the largest post-frame … Read more »

Posted in Energy Efficiency, FN August 2011, Frame Building News, Green Projects, Post Frame, Post Frame Products, Renewable, Sustainability | Tagged PFMI, post-frame, Post-Frame Advantage, sustainability | Leave a comment

PFMI Update: Life cycle analysis and cost

Quantifying post frame’s sustainability By Daniel Hindman, PhD. Green building is one of the most dynamic market forces in construction today. Post-frame buildings are considered sustainable, but until very recently little documentation existed on the energy efficiency and the reduced … Read more »

Posted in FN August 2011, Frame Building News, Green Building, Post Frame News, Post Frame Products, Sustainability | Tagged PFMI, post-frame, Post-Frame Advantage, sustainability | Leave a comment

Educating the masses … on post-frame

Growing post frame’s marketshare with PFMI By Larry Edema, Chair, NFBA Board of Directors I believe that educating the design community about post-frame construction — and reaching out to these professionals in every possible way — is the right direction … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, FN August 2011, Frame Building News, Industry Experts, Post Frame, Post Frame News | Tagged PFMI, post-frame, Post-Frame Advantage | Leave a comment