2017 | Retrofitted/Remodeled Buildings | 1st Place

Brenneman Pork
Built By:
Eastern Iowa Buildng, Inc.-Lester Building Systems, LLC Dealer
Washington, IA
Building use, importance, and newsworthiness: The building is used for family farm shop and office. They are large grain farmers and very large hog producers. It is a combined 70,000 sf of floor space including the second story areas.

Unique features: The building has annexes, lean-tos, wrap around porches, a mansard overhang across the 70' gable end wall and cupolas with weathervanes as well as some very large openings between the main structures

Post-frame advantage: 100' clear span was required but because they were heating/cooling a large portion it needed to be energy efficient as well.

Cost per Sq. Ft.: $34.28

Duration to complete: 217