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.
Wood trusses use less lumber than conventional framing, conserving lumber. Wood trusses are both economical & environmental.
Wood Trusses are usually made of 2x4s and are 24″ on center. Conventional framing usually is 2x10s 16″ on center.
The Wood 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