Framers Council

With a motto to “Live life to the fullest every single day,” Will King has brought 35 years of experience in the construction industry to build and operate Southern Framers of LA, LLC, a Louisiana-based residential and multi-family company that frames 1,200 homes across the southern United States each year.

Effective June 1, 2019, DuPont Performance Building Solutions will reinforce the trusted performance of Tyvek® Commercial products in combination with the durable thermal properties of STYROFOAM™ and THERMAX™ through the new DuPont Commercial Wall2 Ten Year Product and Labor Warranty.

“We’re always talking about fall protection,” says Ian Andrews, the operations manager of Carpentry Contractors Company in Montrose, MN.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced it has renewed its support of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Strong program.

Specialty building products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC (“HEW”) showed increased use and preference across Exterior Sheathing, Oriented Strand Board and Caulks/Sealants categories in the BUILDER magazine 2019 Brand Use Study.

It’s clear that many organizations could stand to benefit from improving their approach to eye safety. And there’s no better time to start than the present.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited DDG Construction Services Inc. – based in Charlotte, North Carolina – for failing to provide workers with fall protection at a commercial building site in Springfield, Missouri.

The number of subcontractors subscribing to NFC’s FrameSAFE program has grown steadily, especially since the rollout of Version 4 last summer.

“These things are the bomb! Think of all the advantages!!!” Tim Carter exclaims in respect to the floor trusses he promoted in his latest newsletter.

It is important to establish a continuous air barrier as an air barrier isolates the indoor environment, plays a major role in the overall energy efficiency, comfort, and indoor air quality (IAQ) of a building.