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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BIS included insightful Pop-Up Education presentations that covered a range of topics from discussions of how mobile apps are transforming home building; what you need to know about solar: code requirements to future trends; advanced framing techniques; minimizing costs & increasing efficiency; CEU workshops; to design trends for 2017 among other topics.
Advanced framing techniques reduce the amount of lumber in each home
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.
Now that so much of what it takes to go truly green is in the mainstream supply channel, the premium cost to build environmentally friendly homes on a comprehensive level has plummeted to the low single digits--and even less if builders employ advanced framing and other efficient building practices.
The schools listed below provide basic to advanced framing classes and offer convenient schedules in locations across the United States and Canada.
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.
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.

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