Post Frame Construction is the new name for Pole Barns. Pole Barns I mean Post Frame buildings are a great product to cover farm machinery. they were never designed to be a shop for a serious craftsman. The Pros: They are inexpensive They are fairly quick to put up. The Cons: They need to have …

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There are a lot of roof styles used in buildings today. Its important when talking to others about your design to use the correct name for a roof style or you will be thinking two different styles. The first and easiest style is a single Slope or shed roof design. usually associated with more modern …

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A structural insulated panel (SIP) roof has no embedded lumber in the structure, and therefore nothing substantial for attaching PV array and solar hot water mounts. Single or double lumber splines could be put into the panels, or I-joists at 4-foot intervals could be added. However, the thermal bridging that they would create are at …

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Getting the sun’s energy into a building is easy, but making good use of it is both an art and a science. How can this heat energy best be retained in the home for use when you need it? One answer is to use structural insulated panels (SIPs) for some or all of your walls …

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