Tall Walls Sizer Calculator

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Specified Wind Loads (kPa), q(1/50)

Species / Grade

Factored Uniformly Distributed Load Along the Stud Wall (kN/m)

Stud Spacing

Stud Length





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The Canadian Wood Council's Tall Walls Calculator has been developed for information purposes only. Although all possible efforts have been made to ensure that the information on this tool is accurate, the CWC cannot under any circumstances guarantee the completeness, accuracy or exactness of the information. Reference should always be made to the appropriate Building Code and/or Standard. This tool should not be relied upon as a substitute for legal or design advice, and the user is responsible for how the tool is used or applied.