Are Your Trusses Shallow?
Land sizes are getting smaller, and the demand for energy efficient homes with maximised space and cheaper costs is on the rise. Open plans and higher ceilings are now the norm but building heights for Class 1 structures in NCC still remains at 8.5m max. These design constraints have increased popularity for large spanning trusses with low pitches and short heel depths – or “shallow trusses”.
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