Glass beam design for architects: brief introduction to the most critical factors of glass beams and easy computer tool Handy tool to calculate the size of the light beam coverage. Enter lens beam angle, distance from wall and height. Figure out the LED lens beam angle needed
There was a sliding glass door and Kitchen window I removed to open the kitchen to the enclosed patio. Currently, there is a 9 1/2 inch beam that is 15 foot long with a 4x4 post at 8 ft 51/2 inches. Does this beam need to be changed to take out the 4x4 post? What size beam is needed to meet code for that 15 foot opening without a post.