Keep ahead of the pack with designIT Series 4, brought to you by Carterholt Harvey .

The latest, up-to-the-minute version of designIT software is now available for download. designIT is a powerful tool for building practitioners to design more economical floor, wall and roof member layouts. Upgrades include:

•    Beam sizing grouped in floor, wall and roofing applications
•    Stud design, including design of notched studs
•    Tie-down connections
•    Snow loading calculation
•    Increased design options for a range of building materials

DesignIT software was originally created for design with hySPAN LVL and hyJOIST Engineered I-Joists and later versions incorporate other selected materials for houses and similar structures. Quick and simple to use yet deceptively powerful, designIT is useful for the selection of beam sizes without the need for engineering knowledge whilst also providing complex loaded bearer and joist calculators.

Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia is leading the way in the engineered wood products industry with designIT and is committed to offering support in the field by an experienced engineering support group able to assist with enquiries ranging from design to installation advice.