Archive for June, 2007
> The Log Homes Council is a national organization with membership comprised of manufacturers of log homes. The LHC is part of the Building Systems Councils, a council of the National Association of Home Builders. Council members are log home manufacturers and producers who have united to develop and promote quality building systems and ethical business practices by participation in both mandatory and voluntary council programs designed to benefit log home customers.
To qualify for and maintain membership status a log home manufacturer must:
- Conduct or participate in a certified log grading program. This insures that customers will get only graded logs when purchasing from a council member. The Log Homes Council recognizes three third-party certified log grading programs: One administered by the Council, Timber Products Inspection and VTT.
- Subscribe to a rigid Code of Ethics developed to ensure well- constructed, code-complying structures and fair business dealings.
- Agree to provide interested persons with truthful and accurate information and educational materials about log home building systems.
- Follow the recommendations provided in the “Log Homes Council construction manual guideline” designed to address issues unique to log home construction as they relate to their individual system.
- Participate in and sponsor research, training and marketing programs committed to raising log home industry standards.
- Make a continuing commitment to professionalism and customer service.
- Be an active member of their local NAHB chapter.
In short, the manufacturers you’ll find in the Log Homes Council directory meet the highest standards in the industry. Many are recognized as industry pioneers. Most are known as industry leaders.
Beaver Mountain Log & Cedar Homes is proud to be a member of the Log Homes Council for over 20 years.