Lessons Learned From Truss Failure Letters To the Editor: I have been a subscriber to New England Builder since its inception, and the publication has been more than helpful and informative over the years. In fact, it is through your publication that I learned of Raymond DiPasquale and sought his investigative services when the case study that he describes in your April issue first occurred. It was painful to relive the happening, but the subsequent anguish that leaves me tottering on the verge of bankruptcy now has little to do with the actual collapse of the trusses on that small municipal building in rural New England. I was the general contractor. The really catastrophic domino effect has come about from