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 Other Language Editions: [French]
Format Paper
Distribution Source Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
700 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0P7
Telephone: 1-800-668-2642
Telephone: 613-748-2000 Teletype 613-748-2447
Facsimile: 1-800-668-2642
Facsimile: 613-748-2098

Note: The contact information above was provided at the time of cataloguing and may not be current.
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
Dimensions 23cm x 16cm
Number of Pages 433
ISBN 0-660-19535-6
Catalogue Number NH17-3/2005E
Weekly Checklist Number 07-33
Edition Third edition
Subject Terms Subject Terms: Housing, Construction, Wood