Are engineered timber joists that offer increased design flexibility, durability and affordability. Compared to conventional joists or other engineered joist systems, this unique steel webbing greatly decreases timber shrinkage, movement and deflection.
Space Joists are designed to revolutionise the way we build structures. At Griggs Timber, we are proud to offer these innovative and highly versatile joists, which are designed to provide superior strength and stability.
They offer longer spans in comparison to solid timber, eliminating the need for intermediate load bearing internal walls, reducing the overall building cost. Their unique construction allows for greater design flexibility, such as can be top hung to eliminate the rim board in timber frame construction, improving air tightness and reducing thermal bridging. This new system requires less materials, providing further savings. Space Joists deliver an outstanding acoustic performance are of lightweight construction, easy to individually move on site without the need for crane hire.
Contact our team of experts today to learn more about our Space Joists and how they can help you bring your building project to life.
Space Joists offer a comprehensive range of depths as a direct alternative to solid timber joists and I-joists, allowing for the services to pass through the open web feature. Top and bottom wood beams are connected and constructed into space joists using galvanised steel webbing. This unique design, greatly decreases timber shrinkage, movement, and deflection.
Why choose space joists
- Fire performance
Space Joist category C open web floor solution is approved by the Structural Timber Association in their product paper 4 as an acceptable option to achieve a fire robust solution during the construction process
- Wide nailing surface
Fixing of floor and ceiling materials is quicker due to the minimum chord width of 72mm
Being manufactured off-site, the Space Joist ensures consistency of quality and reliability
- Open Web design
Fast and simple installation of services without the need for drilling or notching
Save time and money
Space Joist metal open web floor solutions – save both time and money!
Space Joists offer a revolutionary way to create more space above and below your floors, making them perfect for homes, offices, and commercial buildings of all shapes and sizes. They eliminate the need for intermediate load bearing internal walls, reducing the overall building cost. they also offer the option of rim board elimination in timber frame construction, helping further in cost reduction. This new system requires less materials, providing further savings.