Raised Heel Trusses: Environmentally Friendly Money Savers

Discerning construction professionals are turning to raised-heel trusses thanks to the increased attic space they produce. This space is then utilized for larger amounts of cheaper insulation which reduces the cost of insulation and provides a more effective building envelope and a greener home. Raised-heel trusses offer many environmental and cost-saving benefits.

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Raising the Roof: Raised-Heel Trusses

Raised-heel trusses provide a cost-effective way to meet more stringent energy efficiency codes. It’s not surprising that four out of five modern homes are built with pre-fabricated trusses as they offer a lot of advantages; a more uniform pitch and size, increased spans mean fewer internal load-bearing walls and they can be installed quickly, with less labor.

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Wood Roof Trusses: Advanced Technology in Building Design

Engineered wood roof trusses provide a wealth of benefits for designers, engineers and construction professionals. The uniformity of their design make it easier to build pitch-perfect roofs. Designs can be more complex and trusses provide greater freedom with roofing styles for a greater aesthetic appeal. While they may cost a little more, they save on construction time and require less expertise to install.

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