top chord bearing floor trusses


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Using x7 premier. How to you do room specifications when your using top chord bearing floor trusses? I end up cheating on the floor structure height using 3" which is the thickness of the top chord of T.C.B. floor trusses. Only problem is it messes up my stem wall height. Any answers out there? Thanks

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