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Engineered Wood Joists - Blog

This blog is the ongoing story of open joist TRIFORCE® and we'd like to invite you to be a part of it!

The TRIFORCE® blog is all about sharing our passion for building, either through our bloggers’ opinions on the market or on technical matters related to wood building. Through these articles, case studies and stories, we hope you'll learn more about the open joist TRIFORCE®.

The TRIFORCE® blog is a forum for ideas and opinions and, by all means, we invite you to share your experiences in the response section. If the blog inspires you to seek actual technical advice suited to your circumstances, please don't hesitate to reach out to us for a more in-depth conversation. We'll be happy to help.

The designer and/or general contractor of the project or building must ensure the accuracy of the technical information discussed in this blog over the years and always rely on the most up-to-date product’s requirements, specifications and installation guidelines available online on this website, and the applicable codes and standards.

 

A 2017 Thanksgiving

There is a lot to be thankful for when looking at the current state of the construction market, as this 2017 Thanksgiving rolls around.

Continuing recovery

Basically, the construction market is continuing its recovery with sustained growth. In October an additional 11000 jobs were added to the...
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TRIFORCE® now part of iStruct™ construction design software

I am very pleased to announce that as part of our ongoing efforts to help our customers get quicker and more accurate quotes, TRIFORCE® has been added to iStruct™ construction design software. iStruct™ is widely used by architects and designers alike, and combines layout/drafting and single...
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Meet us at JLC Live New England March 23rd to 25th

The TRIFORCE® team will be at JLC Live New England! We hope you'll come and see us at booth #826! This is a must-attend show in residential construction. The industry is rapidly changing and new technologies and new materials are constantly appearing on the market. JLC...
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TRIFORCE® Stair Girders proven for lateral load

I’m happy to report that last week’s blog about using open joist TRIFORCE® as Stair Girders generated a lot of interest.  One question that came up and that we thought we should address was about possible rotation of the joist due to the lateral load...
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