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Post Frame Advantage Handbook

2: Efficiency

Speed of Construction|Long-Term and Short-Term Value|Case Study

Post-frame buildings are highly efficient, not only in terms of initial construction but also throughout the building’s life span. The amount of time it takes to get “under roof” for post-frame building is half what you would normally expect of other construction techniques. Post-frame also cuts down on construction costs because it reduces construction time. Construction time is dramatically reduced for these reasons:
  • Posts or building columns may be implanted in the ground. This eliminates the delay caused...
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Is a metal roof heavier than shingles?

When you think of putting steel panels on your roof, you’re smart to consider the weight.  Metal is one of the heaviest substances known to man, right?  The last thing you want to do is overload your trusses or rafters and bring your shiny new metal roof crashing down into your living room. But before you start imagining dollar signs as you consider the expense of reinforcing your roof supports to prevent a tragedy, we need to ask a question. Does a metal roof actually weigh more...
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