Best Practices for Floor Trusses
SBCA has created guidance to help a designer in complying with manufacturer or trade association deflection requirements for a number of floor topping/covering related products.
This best practice examines the discrepancy regarding concurrency of bottom chord live loads between ASCE 7, the IBC and the IRC and the correct loading for proper truss design.
SBCA has put together a guide covering the basic information that should be considered by the Building Designer and Truss Designer in designing the truss system for use with a sprinkler system.
SBCA has developed installation details for attaching a two-inch nominal lumber deck ledger to the end and side of residential floor systems constructed with floor trusses.
This guide will describe how a designer may ensure a continuous load path where walls are installed on top of bottom chord bearing floor trusses using a ribbon board.