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Excerpt from the Engineered Wood Construction Guide, Form E30. Provides information on a variety of floor framing and wood structural panel products that can be used in floor construction. Only available as a downloadable pdf file. Revised December 2019.
Excerpt from the Engineered Wood Construction Guide, Form E30. Includes product descriptions and specification recommendations for I-joist. Only available as a downloadable pdf file. Revised December 2019.
Includes important tips for storage, handling and jobsite use. Revised November 2010.
Explains backer blocks and how they are used with both top-mounted and face-mounted hangers. Revised November 2010.
Explains why I-joists benefit from being installed with blocking, blocking material composition, and installation details. Revised April 2009.
Describes filler blocks, their composition, and installation recommendations. Revised November 2010.
Includes a description of squash blocks, their composition, and installation recommendations. Revised February 2013.
Includes explanations and installation details for the two types of I-Joist web stiffeners: bearing stiffeners and load stiffeners. Revised November 2010.
Provides specification recommendations for plywood and OSB floor systems, the APA Glued Floor System, and installation recommendations for panel subflooring and underlayment. Issued December 2016.
Performance Rated I-Joists in Floor and Roof Framing
Installation guide includes recommended construction details for I-joists in floor and roof applications. Also includes details for cantilevers and web holes. Revised March 2008.