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Post-Frame Building Foundation Options

Post-Frame Building Foundation Options
Please click here to download the defiinitive, peer-reviewed scholarly article by John Fullerton of Heartland Perma-Column on post-frame foundation options.  This article appears in the April 2015 issue of Frame Building News, the official publication of the National Frame Building Association...
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Thermal Imaging of Post Frame and Other Construction Methods

Thermal Imaging of Post Frame and Other Construction Methods
This article is written by John Fullerton based upon a report prepared for the National Frame Building Association by Double G Consulting, and appears in Frame Building News magazine. The purpose of this study was to illustrate points of heat transfer in different building types using thermographic...
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Post-Frame Design: Economical, Energy-Efficient and Eco-Friendly

Post-Frame Design: Economical, Energy-Efficient and Eco-Friendly
One of the newest design methods, based on a concept that reaches back into pre-history, defies conventional construction wisdom.  With the widest possible variety of foundation options, including ones that work in the dead of winter, post-frame buildings provide efficiency and durability from...
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Phenomenal Post-Frame Mushroom Facility

Phenomenal Post-Frame Mushroom Facility
Post-frame construction was chosen for this 200-foot wide mushroom production facility due to it's exceptional energy-efficiency. Read the article from Rural Builder Magazine.
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3-Hour Firewall: Unique to Post-Frame

3-Hour Firewall: Unique to Post-Frame
Post-frame is the only type of wood-framed structure that offers a UL approved three hour firewall assembly: http://nfba.org/uploads/0412_RT_Shirek_QA.pdf There is no other approved firewall assembly that exceeds the three hour test using wood framing; there is no approved 3-hour firewall for...
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Stewardship: It's why we're an industry to be proud of

Stewardship: It's why we're an industry to be proud of
NFBA recently asked members to write about why they are proud of the post-frame building industry. John Fullerton of Heartland Perma-Column wrote an article about it, which was published in the June 2012 issue of Frame Building News.  Click here to download a PDF of the article. This was...
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How to Build in the Winter

How to Build in the Winter
America's Heartland begins another winter. Most construction must stop for the season, as the quality of traditional foundations may be detrimentally affected by freezing temperatures during the concrete curing process. Post-frame buildings that use posts or pre-cast concrete piers for...
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New Post-Frame Building Foundation Options

New Post-Frame Building Foundation Options
New Post-Frame Building Foundation Options: There are several foundation options for post-frame buildings, including Perma-Column© pre-cast concrete piers. One may also use Sturdi-Wall© brackets to bolt posts on a concrete wall or slab, and Sturdi-Wall Plus© wet-set anchors for cast-in-place...
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The Beauty of Post-Frame

The Beauty of Post-Frame
The Beauty of Post-Frame: Post-Frame Achieves ANY Look. A wide variety of materials never envisioned by industry forefathers are now routinely incorporated into post-frame design. So many types of materials may be used on the facade, one may easily mistake a post-frame structure for another kind of...
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The Ultimate "Green Building"

The Ultimate "Green Building"
Post-Frame: It's as "Green" as it Gets: It is not only because the materials used may be renewable and/or recyclable and in other ways "environmentally friendly," but because post-frame buildings are the most economical and quickest to erect that makes them the "greenest" of buildings out of...
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