Definitions for "Ridge Beam"
Keywords:  rafters, beam, peak, roof, timber
The central beam at the top center of a conservatory. Ventilated versions, like the type that is standard on American Conservatories, are more efficient because they allow built-up heat to escape.
a structural element at a roof peak against which rafters are nailed
A horizontal timber to which the tops of rafters are fastened. Also called a Ridge Board or a Roof Tree.