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Building Plans for Advanced Framing


How to Add Energy Efficiency to Rough Framing: Reduce thermal bridging with less lumber and more insulation — energy efficiency and comfort are bonuses


1. CONCEPTUAL DRAWINGS


3-D Advanced FramingDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

2 ft Plan and ElevationDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

2ft Module HouseDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

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Stacked Framing ConceptDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


2. HEADERS


Insulated Header-ManufacturedDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Insulated Header-Site BuiltDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Mini Truss Header SectionDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Outset Header with Head PlateDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


3. SHEAR BRACING


Metal strappingDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Let in 1×4 Shear BracingDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Corner Installed Plywood or OSBDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Inset Shear Panel AssemblyDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


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4. WALL INTERSECTIONS


1×6 BackingDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Drywall ClipsDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Ladder BlockingDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

2 Studs, Rigid InsulationDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


5. OUTSIDE CORNERS


2 Stud Corner with Drywall ClipsDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

2 Stud Corner with 1×4 BackerDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

2 Stud Corner with 2×4 BlockingDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

3 Stud Corner with Rigid InsulationDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


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6. RIM JOISTS


Inset Band Joist at MudsillDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Inset Band Joist at Top PlateDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

SIPS Panel as Band JoistDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Inset Band Joist at Wood Floor TrussDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


7. TOP PLATES


Top Plate with Centered SpliceDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Top plate Splice with GussetDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Wall GussetDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


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