Tstuds for Larsen Trusses
Two quick questions
Could anyone give me a reason to not use Tstuds as a Larsen truss?
I personally, with no data to back up my opinion, am leery of using OSB based I joists. My concern is long term durability related to rainwater, and how it seems to go wherever it wants, despite the best of our efforts. Any real world examples to prove me wrong would be welcome.
Also, in the BS and Beer about vapor barrier use with Christine Williamson, she advised against exterior cellulose use, as one would use in a Larsen truss. Would anyone have remodeled any of the early buildings constructed with this method? I would be interested in what was found.
I happened across Steve Baczek’s Larsen truss where outside of the trusses was a second layer of sheathing, board sheathing to be specific (with a WRB). With the second layer of sheathing, would the cellulose still be considered exterior?
Thanks a bunch!
Hope all is well,
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