Building Systems Councils

The Building Systems Councils (BSC) is the leading resource for the concrete, log, modular, and panelized home building industries. Whether you are a manufacturer, builder, vendor, or consumer, the BSC is here to serve your needs. Target a specific council, or explore general systems-built home information. The BSC aims to educate and inspire through consumer-friendly documents and interactive learning tools. All members of the BSC are active members of NAHB via their local HBA or NAHB International.

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The annual BSC Awards recognizing the best home design and marketing in the building systems industry.
10/27/2014
Awards Program
The premier event for the building systems industry, Building Systems Councils Showcase24 brings together leaders from around the country for unique networking opportunities as well as expert speakers and valuable educational sessions specifically geared towards systems-built housing issues.
10/27/2014
Conference
The annual BSC Awards recognizing the best home design and marketing in the building systems industry.
7/30/2014
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An improving housing market means buyers are back and are actively seeking that unique home that expresses their personalities and values. For many, that type of home is a log home. Builders like the fact that log home enthusiasts are typically qualified buyers who are looking to create their …
7/30/2014
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View a photo gallery of panelized home images and learn more about panelized homes.
7/30/2014
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Because panelized homes are partially constructed in a controlled factory enviroment, they can be easily adapted for different codes and standards across the country. See our photo gallery of panelized homes here.
7/29/2014
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Panelized construction takes place in a controlled, factory environment. This technique expedites the construction process and protects the building materials during construction. See photos from inside the factory.
7/29/2014
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View our Panelized Home Photo Gallery to see how it all comes together.
7/29/2014
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View our photo gallery of panelized homes to see how these homes can be customized to meet the individual needs of the owner.
7/29/2014
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If you have thought about buying and/or building a timber frame home, you are not alone. These beautiful custom homes provide the beauty and open design of truss construction combined with the warmth and energy efficiency of wood. Photo courtesy of Riverbend Timber …
7/29/2014
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Timber frame homes are built from large wood posts and beams that form the structural support of the home and require no interior load-bearing walls. The timbers are joined by connecting a mortise (hole) on the end of one timber with a corresponding tenon (tongue) that fits precisely and tightly. …
7/28/2014
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Browse the directory to find contact information for Log and Timber Homes Council members.
7/28/2014
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Hearthstone Log & Timber explains why timber framing was a natural fit for their business.
7/28/2014
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Attend Showcase24, the Building Systems Councils' annual conference bringing together log, modular, panel and concrete builders, manufacturers and suppliers. The program consists of the latest economic and advocacy news, as well as business development, leadership and marketing strategy sessions. …
7/23/2014
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After a fire devastates their 18th-century farmhouse, a Long Island couple builds a new timber frame home, maintaining the historic character of their original house.
7/22/2014
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Paul and Suzanne ZumFelde’s new timber home is truly a family place. It sits on 67 acres of Ohio farmland that have been in the family since 1905. It was designed in part by Paul and his brother, California architect Dale ZumFelde.
7/22/2014
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Timber frame construction almost became a lost art but over the years has seen a resurgent’s in popularity. This has been due to its lasting beauty, graceful art form and structural integrity.
7/22/2014
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The home owners were looking for an open floor plan concept that would emphasize its lakeside locale. To accomplish this, the designer successfully created a timber frame home that slowly exposes the views.
7/22/2014
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Ideas that will help you save money while building your timber-frame dream home.
7/22/2014
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