What is Included in an American Post & Beam® Package?

Components of the American Post & Beam® Home Package

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An American Post & Beam® Package Includes the Following Materials and Services:

  1. Douglas Fir (Select Structural and #1 Grades) or Eastern White Pine Frame, Cut and Notched
  2. 2nd Floor System with Open Truss Joists and 3/4″ AdvanTech® Sheathing
  3. Energy Efficient Wall Panels – Options Include:
    1. American Post & Beam® Pre-Constructed Wall Panels (R-24 and up) Up to 8’ wide x 16’ long
      1. Framing with 2×6″ Studs Built-in
      2. R-24 Rigid Polyisocyanurate Insulation
      3. 5/8″ Plywood Wall Sheathing
      4. Windows Installed in Wall Panels – See Window Options Below
      5. Flashing at Window
      6. Building Wrap (Installed on Site)
      7. Vapor Retarder (Installed on Site)
    2. Structural Insulated Wall Panels (SIPs)
      1. Precut Panels, 4’ wide x  20’ long
      2. R-24 Rigid Insulation, 7/16” OSB Interior and Exterior
      3. Home Slicker Siding Rain Barrier
      4. Window and Door Openings Pre-cut – See Window Options Below:
  4. Roof Panels – Options Include:
    1. American Post & Beam® Vented Insulated Panels (R-36 an up) Option
      1. Finished Exterior Roofing Materials by Others
      2. 5/8″ Plywood Sheathing
      3. Built-in Vent Space
      4. 2X Rafters and Framing
      5. 5″ Polyisocyanurate Rigid Insulation Between Rafters (R-30)
      6. 1’ Polyisocyanurate Rigid Insulation Across Bottom of Rafters (R-6) with 1x Strapping for Finish Ceiling
      7. 1×8″ Spruce Tongue-and-Groove J-Grade Interior Ceiling Finish or Drywall by Others (Both Site Installed)
    2. Structural Insulated Roof Panels (R-36 and up) Option
      1. Finished Exterior Roofing Materials by Others
      2. Vent Space by Others
      3. R-36 Structural Insulated Panel
      4. 1×8″ Spruce Tongue-and-Groove J-Grade Interior Ceiling Finish or Drywall by Others (Both Site Installed)
  5. Windows Options (Windows Can Be Pre-Installed in Wall Panels)
    1. Andersen® 200, 400, or A Series
    2. Eagle®
    3. Marvin®
    4. Integrity®
  6. Pre-Stained or Primed Exterior Trim – Options Include:
    1. Pine
    2. Cedar
    3. Cement Board
  7. Pre-Stained or Primed Exterior Siding – Options Include:
    1. Pine or Cedar Vertical Shiplap or Board-and-Batten (Barn Style)
    2. White or Red Cedar Shingles
    3. Cement Board Clapboards or Shingles
    4. Clear Vertical Grain Red Cedar Clapboards
  8. Exterior Doors – Options Include:
    1. Andersen®
    2. Simpson®
    3. ThermaTru®
  9. Porches, Garages and Auxiliary Structures

Additional Shell Package Options:

  • On Site Supervisor to Guide Your Crew with Frame and Panel Construction
  • Additional Insulation for Walls and Roof
  • Cupolas – Open or Closed to the Interior
  • Barn doors – Decorative or Operable
  • Engineer or Architect Stamped Plans
  • Custom Hardware

Items Provided by the Client’s Builder

The client’s builder generally provides the following items for the barn home:

  • Labor to Raise the Shell
  • Foundation, Crawl Space or Slab
  • Application of the Siding and Trim
  • Finished Roofing Material
  • Garage Doors
  • Drywall and Wall Partitions on Interior
  • Electrical Wiring, Heating, Cooling and Plumbing Systems
  • Kitchen and Bath Finishes
  • Appliances and Fixtures

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