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Re: wood diaphragm edge / roof venting

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Paul Franceschi wrote:

  A  continuous ridge vent is not an option because it would cause a
diaphragm
   discontinuity.

This is only the case for a blocked diaphragm.  The joint at the ridge is no
different from the joint along all the other panel edges for an unblocked
diaphragm.  For residential construction where the diaphragm shears are low,
continuous ridge vents can be detailed effectively.


Paul Feather