Panelized Roofs – Faster, safer, lower cost

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the advantages of panelized roofs in relation to cost, safety and speed of construction.
  2. Determine whether a commercial building project is a candidate for an all-wood or hybrid panelized roof system.
  3. Discuss the relevance of high-load diaphragm capacities and collective chord design in the design of panelized wood roof diaphragms.
  4. Explain the building material options for structural panels and purlins.