Canadian wood-frame house construction: NH17-3/2005E

This trusted guide has been a national bestseller among Canada's housing professionals for years. The updated version for the latest National Building Code contains new illustrations, sizing tables, planning notes and tips on healthy housing to improve indoor air quality and reduce environmental impact. An indispensable tool for builders, renovators and do-it-yourselfers, covering everything from site excavation to completion. Topics include: concrete work, footings and foundations; framing all parts of the house; roof sheathings; exterior finishes, trims and millwork; plumbing, heating and wiring; vapour and air barriers; insulation, fire and sound control; ventilation; interior wall and ceiling finishes, floor coverings; stairs, eaves, chimneys, and much more.

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Department/Agency Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Title Canadian wood-frame house construction
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Paper
Note "Canadian wood-frame house construction is based on the requirements of the 2005 edition of the National Building Code. This book is not a substitute ..."--Page 3, How to use this book.
Date ©1967, revised and reprinted 2006.
Binding Softcover
ISBN 0-660-19535-6
Catalogue Number
  • NH17-3/2005E
Edition Third edition
Subject Terms Housing, Construction, Wood