High Heel Truss


(1)               Prefabricated wall and gable panels - Typically 4’-0”, 6’-0” & 8’-0” x wall height.

(2)               Window - High quality inside glazed vinyl windows with Low E / Argon glass – installed in wall or gable panels.

(3)               Cedar Siding - 1x8 kiln dried pre-stained channel cedar Select Tight Knot – applied to wall and gable panels or pre-cut for site installation. (with stainless steel nails) * Note: “A”

(4)               Exterior Envelope - Typar house wrap or 60 minute building paper. * Note: “B”

(5)               Exterior Sheathing - ½” plywood wall and gable sheathing

(6)               Wall Frame No. 2 and Better 2x6 kiln dried / heat treated 2x6 stud @ 16” o.c. with single bottom & double top plates, blocking @ 4’-0” o.c.

(7)               Exterior Wall & Gable Insulation - R20 fibre-glass insulation (6”) with 6 mil U.V rated poly, tuck tape, acoustic seal. • (Optional)

(8)               Roofing - Fibre-glass (Class A) 30 year shingle with 15# roofing felt.

(9)               Sheathing - ½” plywood and H-clips.

(10)          Truss High heel engineered truss @ 24” o.c.

(11)          Roof Insulation - R40 fibre-glass (12”), 6 mil U.V. rated poly, tuck tape. • (Optional)

(12)          Truss Connectors - Metal frame anchor truss attachment.

(13)          Cedar Soffit - 1x6 tongue and groove kiln dried, pre-stained cedar soffit with ventilation.

(14)          Cedar Fascia - Two piece (lapped) pre-stained cedar fascia and barge board, with stainless steel nails.

(15)          Floor Insulation - R28 fibre-glass insulation (8”). • (Optional)

(16)          Plywood - ¾” tongue and groove plywood sheathing with nails and glue.

(17)          Floor Joist No. 2 and Better 2x10 SPF kiln dried / heat treated floor joist @ 16” o.c.

(18)          Mud Plate - 2x6 pressure treated mud plate with 6” foam sill gasket.

(19)          Exterior Doors - 6 panel steel with paint grade jamb and lock set.

 Note “A”: - Client must confirm with local building authority and ask for approval in writing to apply siding to wall and gable panels.

Note “B”: - Type of exterior envelope varies, client must ask for written position of local building authority.

Note “C”: - All nails, screws, bolts, metal connectors, glues and caulking are included with your ‘Double “S’ Homes package.


Roof Parallel chord truss rafter, vaulted (scissor) truss.

Roofing Cedar shakes, cedar shingles, painted high tensile metal.

Exterior wall & gable siding Cedar, horizontal bevel, board & batten, smooth face
tongue & groove, Hardi-plank. Hardi – lap siding, vertical siding or shingle siding.

Floor Beam & plank in K.D. spruce, pine, cedar or douglas fir.

Floor Joist Engineered ‘I’ joist or parallel chord joist.

Windows Wood, wood with metal cladding, fibre-glass.

Doors Exterior: Wood, fibre-glass.
Interior: Flat panel hollow core or solid core, raised panel in Masonite or solid wood.

Interior Wood Finishes Pine, cedar, fir for ceiling and walls, hemlock for baseboard,
ceiling mould, and door and window trims in kiln dried pine, fir or cedar.

Rails Interior: 2x2 cedar or fir with post and rails.
Exterior: 2x2 or 2x3 cedar with post and rails.

Deck P.T. frame with P.T. pine decking, cedar decking, or plywood decking.

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