Mike_Guertin, editorial advisor | January 13th, 20162 comments
Lose your little digit on a job in Oregon and you'll get around $80,000 in workers comp; in Massachusetts you'll only get about $2,000. How much you get for a lost body part depends on where you live / get injured.
Builders have been slow to adopt 24" OC 2x6 optimum value framing due to concerns about the strength of the structure. We have adopted several framing techniques that work with OVE to improve storm survivability while also maintaining good energy efficiency and stiffness.
I always find articles of interest in Homebuilding each issue, but your March 2011 had an article that really grabbed my attention— “Framing the bell curve” by Noah Woodruff. Imagine! Someone else with the same project I am currently completing.