PLIB is accredited (view certificate) by International Accreditation Service, Inc. (IAS) as a third-party auditing agency for metal plate connected wood trusses. IAS is a nonprofit, public-benefit corporation and a subsidiary of the International Code Council (ICC), the governing body that develops the International Building Code (IBC).
Our auditing program complies with ANSI/TPI 1-2014 Chapter 3, the National Design Standard for Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Construction, which is referenced in the IBC. In most instances certification to this standard is required for wood trusses used in jurisdictions that follow the IBC.
Wood truss fabricators wishing to inquire about PLIB auditing services should contact us for additional information.