September 22, 2021 | 7:45AM - 11:45AM
This course covers roof and ceiling design requirements found in the current North Carolina Residential Building Code. Roof/ceiling code loading requirements and load calculating procedures with specific instructions on the design, bracking and support for rafters, ceiling joists, and girders/beams will be discussed. Wood roof trusses will also be thoroughly reviewed. Attendees will have an opportunity to work through a simple house plan to determine the location and size of the rafters and ceiling joists and girders required.
Steve Knight P.E.
Steve Knight, P.E., received his BS in Civil Engineering from N.C. State University and holds a master's degree in engineering from USC Columbia, SC. He is licensed to practice engineering in 10 states and is a licensed North Carolina General Contractor. He started his career as a design and test engineer. Later, he joined a construction firm as Vice President of Engineering. In 1994, Mr. Knight started his own engineering consulting firm specializing in residential and commercial construction.