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Using Engineered Wood in 2-hour Fire Resistance Wall Construction
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With the recent increase in multifamily construction, we are seeing more instances where 2-hour rated walls are required. This leads to questions[...]

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Design Solutions for Exterior Decks: Q&A
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Does this brutally long winter we have struggled through have you dreaming of warmer days where you can enjoy grilling or just relaxing outside? [...]

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Changing the Specification – What is “Or Equal”?
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It starts with the idea of a new home. The designer of record meets with the future homeowner and begins to design their home. A major influence on[...]

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Coastal Rebuilding – New Connection Details
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As the snow drifts continue to melt outside my window, builders up and down the northeastern coast are beginning their second construction season[...]

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TJI® Joist Reactions, Web Stiffeners Requirements & Forte® Software Analysis
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The need for and the correct use of web stiffeners with TJI® joists is a common question. A web stiffener may be required to provide one or more[...]

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