Floor trusses are an open web flooring member that offers distinct advantages over alternate products. Some of which are:
Because they are open webbed, utilities can be run thru them without drilling and those openings can be large enough to accommodate HVAC ducting and any plumbing or electrical materials.
Floor trusses can clear span much longer spans than any alternative product.
In commercial applications floor trusses can easily handle the 100# minimum live loads that are often specified and in commercial applications floor trusses are, without question, the most economical choice.
In residential applications where a home owner wants to eliminate beams and posts in the basement, floor trusses are by far the best product available and the cost is comparable.
Feel free to discuss floor truss applications with your S.R. Sloan Inc. representative today.