SBCA Updates

SBCA and the Natural Frame Building Association (NFBA) will be providing framers with guidance on developing an effective installation and bracing plan for longspan trusses.

Recent ASTM E119 testing conducted independently by UL and NGC Testing Services provide compelling evidence that Exception 4 in the IRC-12 R501.3 and IRC-15 R302.13 should be amended out of the code.

As of January 15, 2016, Stark Truss Company, Inc. (Marysville, OH) and Kylmala Truss (Saginaw, MN) are certified users of SBCA In-Plant Wood Truss QC.

Spend a few days with fellow component manufacturers in historic Fort Worth, TX, as SBCA kicks off the new year with its first Open Quarterly Meeting on March 2-3.

The following video is a brief update to the membership from current SBCA President Jess Lohse (Rocky Mountain Truss).

SBCA would like to determe the interest level of the membership on different areas of industry testing.

SBCA recently conducted a member survey to ascertain component manufacturers’ perspectives on the value of SBCA programs, and gather feedback on ways to continue improving them. 

The following article provides several answers to commonly asked  questions regarding IRC-12 R501.3  and IRC-15 R302.13.

The following video is a brief update to the membership from current SBCA President Jess Lohse (Rocky Mountain Truss).

Do you use LinkedIn? Connect with us! SBCA now has a LinkedIn page to further communicate with its members and, more importantly, pursue workforce development on behalf of component manufacturers.