Tag Archives: post-frame building

Research & Technology: Building for energy efficiency

Thermal imaging of post frame and other construction methods  /  By John Fullerton /  This article is based upon a May 2010 report prepared for the National Frame Building Association by Double G Consulting (the complete report may be found … Read more »

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PFMI Update: Education pays off for post frame

By John Ryan, NFBA Director, Market Development “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” — Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin may not have had NFBA’s Post-Frame Market Initiative in mind when he uttered these words in the 1700s, but when … Read more »

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Heartland Chapter sets annual conference for October 29-30

Post-frame professionals: Mark your calendar to participate in the fourth Annual Heartland NFBA Conference to be held October 29-30 in Overland Park, Kan.  /  The NFBA’s Heartland Chapter represents the post-frame construction industry in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and … Read more »

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PFMI Update: Educate your post-frame customers!

Let the Post-Frame Advantage website work for you  / By John Ryan, NFBA Director, Market Development  / Have you visited the website postframeadvantage.com lately? It’s worth a visit, a bookmark and a link from your company site. Here are some … Read more »

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Hanging large-span trusses greater than or equal to 60’ can be dangerous

Hanging large-span trusses greater than or equal to 60’ can be dangerous and is not for the inexperienced. Go to  http://www.postframeadvantage.com/pub/Designing-Installing-Wide-Span-Trusses-Per-Code-Compliance to learn more about how to reduce your risks and understand what the codes say about this issue.

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Uniquely post frame: An uncommon home for an uncommon NASCAR team

At first glance you would not suspect that this headquarters for a NASCAR racing team is a post-frame building. Even after a double take you would likely be skeptical. But this once derelict building — a former meat packing plant … Read more »

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NFBA Chair message: It’s your association

By Larry Edema, Chair, NFBA / In March 2, we wrapped up our 45th Frame Building Expo, again with top-notch presenters and very informative educational breakout sessions in the areas of construction practices, sales and marketing, management, leadership and operations. … Read more »

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NFBA 2011 Buildings of the Year

Frame Building News April 2012 cover

NFBA recognizes ‘best of the best’ for 2011 The announcement of the Buildings of the Year Awards is one of the highlights at the annual National Frame Building Expo. A large audience gathered for the NFBA luncheon at the America’s … Read more »

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Trial over pole barn results in fraction of damages for owner

A difference in expectations of a pole barn led to a recent jury trial in South Dakota, with the customer awarded only a fraction of what he was seeking from the builder. The owner of the pole barn, Doug Altman … Read more »

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Column: Frame Building Expo, your Gateway to success

Frame Building News Cover January 2012

  By Larry Edema, chair, NFBA board of directors  /  Make no mistake, the 2012 Frame Building Expo in St. Louis (February 29—March 2) is your “Gateway to Success” — a three-day event offering the latest products, equipment and information … Read more »

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