Business / Construction / TJI Or TJ: Manufactured structural building component resembling the letter 'I'. Used as floor joists and rafters. I-joists include two key parts: flanges and webs. The flange or from of the I joist may be made of laminated veneer lumber or dimensional lumber, usually formed into a 1 ??' width. The web or center of the I-joist is commonly made of plywood or oriented strand board (OSB). Large holes can be cut in the web to accommodate duct work and plumbing waste lines. I-joists are available in lengths up to 60'' long.
Business / Finance / Outside Director: A director of a company who is not an employee of that company and brings in outside experience to help make board decisions. MORE
Business / Construction / Outside Corner: The point at which two walls form an external angle, one you usually can walk around. MORE