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The Missing Link – Addressing Roof Ponding by Designing with an HVAC Perspective By J.D. Vacey Truss, Wall, Component, and Mechanical Designer

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s discussed in last month’s article, “Addressing the Roof Truss Design Note: ‘Provide adequate drainage to prevent water ponding.’,” by Frank Woeste and Scott Coffman, ponding is an issue not always addressed adequately. Ponding is a design issue, a mishap, or an oversight due to a lack of experience, or possibly all three. Knowing the potential problem, the question is: do we plan for the worst and hope for the best or do we just plan? It’s sad to think that with all the intelligence and technologies in our industry, communication and integrated design are still our biggest hurdles. Integrated design and building is a must in today’s building systems. With the fast pace of changing technologies, automation at our finger tips, and lots of experience, the resistance to change has to end. Design integration is a viable solution to cross training while we complete projects, work, and interact with each other, allowing us to share valuable information and gain even more.

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The Component Manufacturing Advertiser covers the Truss, Wall Panel, EWP, I-Joist, and Building Components Industry. Published monthly, The...

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