Excerpt from Trusses presentation: Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses (MPCWT) are among the most versatile, strong, and environmentally friendly building components available for a home. One of the very best sources of information on trusses is the Building Component Safety Information booklet, jointly produced by the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) and the Truss Plate Institute (TPI). The BCSI may be accessed for free online here.
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