Wood-frame envelopes in the coastal climate of British Columbia . : NH15-303/1999E-PDF

This best practice guide offers professional builders, such as architects and engineers, affordable designs and recommendations and detailed information on using this building technology in B.C's moisture-laden climate. The guide looks at how wood behaves in construction, how to control moisture sources, how to deal with heat flow and what type of assemblies are required in this climate. The guide presents 29 details and then discusses components and materials, quality assurance, and maintenance and renewal.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Title Wood-frame envelopes in the coastal climate of British Columbia .
Series title Best practice guide, building technology
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Other formats Paper-[English]
Note(s) Includes bibliographic references.
Issued also in print.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Canada Mortgage and Housing, c1999.
Description 1 v. (various pagings) : ill.
Catalogue number
  • NH15-303/1999E-PDF
Subject terms Construction industry
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