Engineering & Testing

AWC and NAHB created a competitive advantage for 2X10s though the building code development process.

This article provides information on fire performance equivalency issues and how it pertains to 2x10s and other floor assemblies subjected to ASTM E119 fire testing.

Over the past several months, DrJ Engineering has set a strong foundation of product certification and professional engineering support for our customers. 

This article revisits a summary of how AWC and NAHB created a competitive advantage for 2X10s though the building code development process.

IRC code-compliant math establishes as law a significant competitive advantage for OSB.

SBCA believes it is important for professionals in the building design and construction industry to have a transparent understanding of the properties of the materials they use to construct buildings.

The Truss Plate Institute (TPI) announced today the opening of a second Public Review & Comment period for the draft BSR/TPI 3-201X, Design of Bracing for Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses

Although the prototype is geared toward developing countries, its lessons may be of interest to U.S. builders as well.

Alpine, a leading North American supplier of products and services for the architectural drafting, building and component manufacturing industry, has announced the release of VisionREZ® 2016 for Revit®.

HB 217 passed the Legislature, on April 24, 2015. However, Governor Scott ultimately vetoed the bill on June 11, 2015, citing reservations regarding the grandfathering clause and the need for all structural engineers to pass the SE exam.