Good business and good corporate citizenship go
hand in hand. By optimizing our truss designs we produce an economical
product that is easier to sell. We also produce a product that efficiently
utilizes our renewable lumber resources.
trusses use less lumber than conventional framing, conserving lumber. Wood
trusses are both economical & environmental.
Trusses are usually made of 2x4s and are 24" on center. Conventional
framing usually is 2x10s 16" on center.
Truss Council of America's Framing the American Dream project
built identical two homes. The truss framed home used 7,353 board feet of
lumber. The conventionally framed home used 11,543 board feet of lumber