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Extended plate and beam system

woodguy00 | Posted in Green Building Techniques on

Michele Knapp posted the following links last week I found really interesting. What do the folks here think of this wall system? It seems efficient and easily buildable but I’m no contractor. 2″ of recycled polyiso would make it pretty cost effective.

Your thoughts?

Do a search for “extended plate and beam system.”
Here is some of the work being done by Build America:


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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    This system will be the topic of a future blog. Stay tuned.

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