Design

This Research Report aims to enhance fire performance and fire safety characteristics through the application of a gypsum wallboard membrane.

Design efficiency is critical, but it can’t overshadow design quality.

 

A CM in Pennsylvania is taking a proactive approach to dealing with exception four of IRC provision R501.3.

This presentation provides information on floor loading for metal plate connected wood trusses.

“More often than  not, if it’s a flat roof, it has a green roof on it.”

 
The Industry Testing Subcommittee is making plans to keep SBCRI busy in the coming year.
 

Fire endurance ratings may be mandated by code for many assemblies in both floor and roof framing systems. This Research Report discusses methodologies to calculate 2-hour fire endurances of a given assembly.

This presentation provides information on sealed truss placement diagrams in relation to the International Residential Code.

This presentation provides information on cantilevered sill plates and use with metal plate connected wood trusses.