Advanced framing

Advanced framing

A construction method that uses less material in the framing of a home and can reduce material costs and improve energy performance of the building envelope.
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Red Shield Advanced Framing Lumber remains the Company's hallmark product, protecting against fire, mold, termites and rot.
The project's resource-friendly construction began with a tree preservation plan for the site (which was ultimately certified as a backyard wildlife habitat) and included advanced framing techniques to conserve lumber; utilized recycled-content materials such as concrete and insulation; and incorporated an abundance of reclaimed materials throughout the home's interior and exterior design.
Rather than just spreading the word about its enerGfacadeA product line and using advanced framing systems to design low-energy buildings, YKK AP is on a mission to educate architects on the latest energy codes affecting building design and strategies available to obtain low-energy, high efficiency commercial buildings.
The Extreme Makeover home will include a geothermal heat pump as a renewable energy source, Energy Star[R]-rated appliances to conserve water as well as energy, native and drought-resistant landscaping, a sealed duet system, advanced framing techniques that use fewer raw materials and ventilation features that help create better indoor environmental quality.
Another response has been the reinvigoration of the optimum value engineering (OVE) concept, also called advanced framing.
Examples of these techniques (all of which are code approved) include advanced framing, raised-heel trusses, airtight drywall approach, frost-protected shallow foundations, and optimizing window design.
of Bentonville is a new dealer for Advanced Framing Systems of Monroe, Ga.
NASG also has advanced framing capabilities, making it one of the only fully integrated suppliers of safety glazing systems to end markets such as the railway industry.
Proposals will be accepted in the following seven areas: 1) labor-saving processes for housing to reduce cycle time, enhance worker safety, and simplify construction processes; 2) advanced materials and systems for structural integrity; 3) advanced and innovative foundation systems for all types of soil conditions; 4) advanced material s and systems for the building envelope to control moisture in walls or control infestation by termites and other insects; 5) new or innovative methods incorporating traditional exterior finishes with advanced framing systems; 6) advanced materials and systems for interior finishes; and 7) advanced materials and systems for home function and operation.
para]]Eco Red Shield(TM) Advanced Framing Lumber, Eco Armor Paint(TM), and Eco Tacoma Are Finding Niche Business Including Affiliate Opportunities Around North America[[/para]]
Rather than just spreading the word about its enerGfacade[R] product line and using advanced framing systems to design low-energy buildings, YKK AP is on a mission to educate architects on the latest energy codes affecting building design and strategies available to obtain low-energy, high efficiency commercial buildings.
PINK: ECOB) announced today that Interstate + Lakeland Lumber in Connecticut, and Guthrie Lumber & Distribution of Austin, Texas have submitted orders for an inventory reset of Eco Red Shield(TM) Lumber Coatings in support of their local market's increase in jobs specified with the Company's Advanced Framing Lumber.

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