Drywall clips | Article about Drywall clips by The Free Dictionary
Metal or plastic stops that are attached to framing at inside corners. The clips replace framing, thus leaving more room for insulation. Because such a corner floats, acting as a stop, the clip allows the first sheet of drywall to be trapped by the second, perpendicularly installed sheet, and cracking of the drywall joint is less common.
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centers; two-stud corners; single member wood headers; elimination of unneeded trimmer (jack) and cripple studs in rough openings; elimination of headers in non-support walls, windows in alignment with regular studs, single top plate (trusses need to be stacked directly above the studs); drywall clips
(instead of wood backer components); and rigid insulation exterior sheathing (eliminates thermal bridging).
Examples include drywall clips
that eradicate corner studs, engineered stair stringers which cuts down on lumber waste and concrete pigments that eliminate the need for conventional finish flooring.