Best Practices for Roof Trusses

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This guide will provide information to assist the building designer in deciding upon the appropriate analysis method for uplift due to wind loading.

This report looks at the differences between conventionally framed roofs and roofs constructed of roof trusses. It also explores the code compliance advantages of roof truss construction.

This guide addresses long span trusses (over 60 feet), which can be installed safely and efficiently but require more detailed safety and handling measures than short span trusses.

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.

This guide describes a simple, cost-effective, toe nail connection between the lay-on gable frames and supporting truss system that is visible after sheathing is installed.