Show Slide Framing a House in Three Days: Optimization Is a Key Component

Framing a House in Three Days: Optimization Is a Key Component

What seems to some like a crazy promise is made possible through the use of structural building components.

Show Slide Find Your Niche: Putting Your Expertise on a Pedestal

Find Your Niche: Putting Your Expertise on a Pedestal

A strategy to be more involved in the initial design and engineering of a project allows one Florida component manufacturer to set themselves apart in their market.

Show Slide Perfect Form: The Value of Engineering & a Well-Executed Plan

Perfect Form: The Value of Engineering & a Well-Executed Plan

While the chaos and destruction wrought by a powerful natural force is sobering, it’s hard not to simultaneously focus on the positive stories that came out of such events. One such story is that of Cussewago Truss LLC in Cambridge Springs, PA, following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy. It’s a tale of the marvels of wood, the value of engineering and the fruits of a well-executed plan.

Show Slide Long (Attention) Span: Trusses Over 60 Feet Present Bracing Challenges

Long (Attention) Span: Trusses Over 60 Feet Present Bracing Challenges

When Bob Mochinski arrived at the jobsite of a customer reporting "There's something wrong with your trusses!" he knew immediately what the problem was: inadequate bracing. How Mochinski dealt with the situation, and what he has to say about educating framers installing long span trusses (i.e., 60 feet and over), is worth contemplation.

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