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California Building Code Section 2307. 
Bill Cain, S.E.
Berkeley CA
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From: David Smith <smith1129(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Sent: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 14:50:28 -0500
Subject: Concrete floor on wood trusses

I have a prospective client wanting a concrete floor slab poured on wood trusses.  The building will be steel-framed on the perimeter.
I am trying to get him to use steel bar joists rather than wood trusses.  Anyone have some good arguments against this?
Dave Smith
Smith Associates