Construction

This presentation provides information on overdriven nails in structural sheathing.

This presentation provides information on heel blocking requirements and related analysis.

This Research Report reviews pertinent sections of the 2006, 2009 and 2012 International Residential Code (IRC), the 2012 IRC Commentary, and additional sources in an effort to compile the related data and identify discrepancies or omissions. The focus is catered toward meeting and better understanding the requirements for conventionally framed roofs and roof truss construction per IRC Section R802

This presentation provides information on and requirements for truss repairs.

Truss placement diagrams (TPDs) may be one of the more misunderstood documents in our industry. 

Turnkey can be an effective way to increase sales revenue
and ensure prolonged success through more diverse product offerings.
  • CMs engaged in NFC membership de-velopment efforts will find their work rewarded with better organized, safer, more effective and more reliable framing crews.
  • Framers engaged in NFC will learn component installation best practices from other framers, with the goal of creating more efficient, safe and profitable framing outcomes.
  • By actively growing awareness of and membership in NFC, CMs will expand their framing community connections and naturally expand market share and revenue growth. 
True House & Apex Technology find the right fit for trusses & HVAC

 

  • Manufacturing rough openings in a plant improves site placement accuracy efficiency dues to consistent framing every time. 
  • Componentized wall sections also significantly reduce jobsite waste and allow for the use of alternative header approaches and materials.
  • Having the ability to deliver components just in time to urban jobsites alleviates the need for hard-to-find storage and staging areas.

This presentation provides construction details for residential deck ledger attachment to metal plate connected wood truss floor systems.