Tag Archives: post-frame

Virginia Tech course addresses post-frame design issues

A May 21-22 short course at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., will address a number of wood-frame design topics to include several that directly relate to post-frame building design. “Advanced Design Topics in Wood Construction Engineering” will offer a buffet … Read more »

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Ron Sutton receives Perkins Award

At the 2014 Frame Building Expo in Nashville, the NFBA presented the distinguished Bernon G. Perkins Award to Ron Sutton of Morton Buildings. The award, given annually to an outstanding industry professional, was named after the man who furthered the … Read more »

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Crew Foreman of the Month: Jonathan Fisher

- By Jane Martinsons, NFBA Staff Writer – - Leading the Way in High-Quality Post-Frame Construction: Jonathan Fisher’s work and leadership win recognition – If anyone can spot a trend in post-frame construction, it’s Jonathan Fisher, a crew foreman for … Read more »

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Frame Building Expo Review

-By Beth Schaefer  NFBA Marketing Manager- Connecting People, Products and Purpose: Mission Accomplished! Yes, record-breaking. Things looked promising last fall: For the first time ever, we needed to expand the space on the trade-show floor to accommodate the number of … Read more »

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NFBA Chair Message: Planning for the future with confidence

  -By Rick Hess, Chair, NFBA Board of Directors-    The year 2013 is now in the history books, and 2014 brings us challenges to face—and goals to achieve—in both our businesses and our organization. NFBA has in place a … Read more »

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NFBA 2013 Buildings of the Year announced

The National Frame Building Association has presented its Building of the Year Awards at the annual National Frame Building Expo in Nashville on March 6. The 2013 contest inaugurated two divisions for the award entries: the Experts Division (for companies … Read more »

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Virginia Tech researcher supports campaign to reduce construction falls

Falls in construction represent 14 percent of the fatalities on the job and are estimated to cost construction firms approximately $27,000 in direct costs per incident.  Daniel Hindman, Virginia Tech associate professor of wood engineering in the College of Natural … Read more »

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A post-frame success story in Canada

If you’ve recently attended a Frame Building Expo, you know there are devoted fans of post-frame in Canada. You meet them at the Expo. The Calgary Herald has published an article about two post-frame guys - Al Williams and Jerry Myer … Read more »

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Shallow post and pier foundation design: Major revision of standard completed

By David Bohnhoff, Ph.D., P.E.  /  In October 2012 the latest version of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ engineering practice (EP) for the design of shallow post foundations was approved by ANSI. The official designation of this … Read more »

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Natural ventilation for horse barns

Frame Building News November 2012

Recommendations to keep horses and customers happy / Proper horse barn ventilation can be difficult to wrap your head around. What’s good for you is not necessarily good for horses. Here are some recommendations for natural ventilation in your horse … Read more »

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