Vista, Calif.-based Eco Building Products (ECOB) has announced an agreement with Trussed Inc. to produce patented Smart Components exclusively with Red Shield protection in Southern California. Under the agreement, ECOB has licensed rights to Trussed's proprietary design software package and patented technology, and executed a supply agreement.
Smart Components are prefabricated/engineered wall components replacing shear walls for seismic movement in wood-framed buildings. Eco Red Shield protects lumber with chemical solids that control moisture and protect the wood from mold, fire, termites and wood rot.
"I am extremely excited to have Eco Building Products as a licensee of our Smart Components technology,” said Jerry Vulgaris, president of Trussed. “Utilizing their Red Shield-protected lumber