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Web joists

Postby pcashcroft » Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:50 pm

I'm trying to use web joists and can't find an option to do that. They are very common in the UK as they have longer spans and you can run services more easily without having to cut holes in the joists.
I assume this is something I would have to create. How would I go about doing this so they show up the same way as a normal joist in the takeoff tool?
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Re: Web joists

Postby Emily » Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:37 am

Hi PCashCroft, you can specify Web Joists, the name is different, we call them floor trusses, but you can change that in the BOQ in PlusDesignBuild.
Web Joist estimation.jpg
multiple floor trusses for running AC etc and estimating
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You can change your joist type to floor truss as per the image below
Web Joist and Floor truss PlusSpec.jpg
how to spec web joists or floor trusses
Web Joist and Floor truss PlusSpec.jpg (50.9 KiB) Viewed 506 times

How to change the name of any item or associate recipes with items in BOQ/Estimate/Joist Layout inside PlusDesignBuild.
renaming webjoist or any product in PlusDeisgnBuild.jpg
How to spec web joists and change name
renaming webjoist or any product in PlusDeisgnBuild.jpg (397.34 KiB) Viewed 506 times
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