This article will discuss construction methods and materials, as well as performance measures for post-frame buildings and their application in low-rise commercial buildings. It discusses how a combination of quality materials, expert workmanship, energy efficiency and low maintenance in a post-frame building can optimize value.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the methods of construction employed in post-frame construction.
  • Review the importance of material and finish choice for post-frame construction.
  • Discuss the attributes of post-frame construction in terms of durability and energy efficiency and review applications in low-rise commercial buildings.
  • Describe how post-frame construction is code-accepted and code-compliant with applicable building regulations.