When my house plans are drawn up using Optimum Value Engineering framing, what on the plans should I see that represents this type of framin

Asked by dale
Morton, IL

Stud layout on OVE framing vs regular framing layouts/plans, or sheeting layouts. Floor layout; Roof layout; etc. Since I've never seen OVE framing plans, just want to understand the differences of what I am looking at. Thanks.


Sean Lintow Sr

Answered by Sean Lintow Sr

Naperville, IL

SLS Construction & Building Solutions

January 21, 2013

Optimum Value Engineering (OVE) should show up in the details of your house plans, with items pointed out like 24" OC spacing, single top plates, in line or linear framing, or whatever the design calls out for.

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