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> From: "John J. Treff" <jjtreff(--nospam--at)>

> I am all in favor of fair competition but also in favor of comparing "apples
> to apples". One of my designs is competing against this type of 
> structureless roofs:
> Can anyone think and share any technical arguments of why a traditional
> building with roof trusses or portal frames would be advantageous over this
> type of roofs?

My first thought is that they are not using the same roof loads that you
probably want to use. Probable code interpretation issue.

R. Paul Ransom, P. Eng.
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
<mailto:ado26(--nospam--at)> <>

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