Term: Raised Heel Energy Truss

A truss with a raised heel height, or the depth of the attic space at the eaves (the vertical distance from the top plate to the underside of the roof sheathing), measured at the outside wall. This leaves more room for insulation.

Source: http://www.prosalesmagazine.com/news/industry-trends/raised-heel-trusses-let-builders-pack-in-more-insulation_o

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