Why Roof Trusses? They Cut Costs, Use Less Lumber, Speed the Job

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TypeArticle
Journal titleHousing Note, National Research Council Canada, Division of Building Research
Volume5
Pages2
SubjectRoofs
AbstractHouse framing methods have remained basically unchanged for many years with one notable exception. This is in the field of roof framing. Within a relatively short time the use of wood trusses in residential construction has become an accepted and well-established construction method.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteReprinted from Canadian Builder, Vol. 12, No. 8, August 1962, p. 38-39
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierHN-5
NRC number6636
NPARC number20338364
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