A large fire at a Maplewood, New Jersey, apartment complex nearing completion has reignited controversy over the use of conventional light-frame construction.
Two identical bills were recently introduced in the State of Maryland that seek to severely curtail the use of conventional light-frame construction in multifamily and light-commercial buildings.
A bill (HB 1124) has been introduced in the Indiana House that would require builders to single out truss construction when they apply for a building permit.
The article includes information on two SBCA online webinars scheduled for January 2017.
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Please join us on Wednesday, January 18 from 1-2 pm Central for a webinar presented by Jim Vogt, P.E., to discuss the key concepts involved with a truss repair.