A “green structure” built by Fuog /InterBuild, Inc., received the National Frame Builders Association “Judges’ Award” and the 2011 Building of the Year” at the March 1 2012 Frame Building Expo in St. Louis, MO. constructed using only sustainable wood species, energy efficient technology and as many recycled elements as possible, the St. Brides Horse Barn and Equestrian office “represents on the aesthetically and functionally exceptional barns in the Virginia Piedmont region” according to the NFBA. The St. Brides Barn will be part of the 2012 – 58th Annual “Upperville Barn Tour”. More than 1800 visitors are expected to tour the facility as part of the annual event.
Fuog Inter/Build’s entry was selected out of over a hundred contest entries from around the U.S., taking top place in the “3,000-10,000 square foot Horse Barn” category. The structure utilizes a combination of post frame and conventional frame design and construction. Post Frame lends itself to the best use for equestrian facilities with conventional framing atop stem walls for longevity and greater weather tightness.
These awards are the latest of many won by Fuog/InterBuild, Inc., a Class A Licensed General Contractor and Post Frame Builder with more than 30 years industry experience. Past NFBA awards include 1999 NFBA Building of the Year, in both the Horse Barns over 3000 Square Feet and the Agricultural/Farm Building categories, 1992 NFBA Building of the Year: Machine Storage/Worthship and several awards for National Foreman of the Year. NFBA is the only national trade association that represents post-frame industry professionals.
Fuog/InterBuild provides design-build services with CAD capability to take projects from conception to completion. With more than 2000 projects successfully completed, Fuog/InterBuild is an ICC and NFBA member and a Butler Builder Distributor (the world’s leading producer of pre-engineered metal buildings).