Brick veneer concrete masonry unit backing / [by Ashok Malhotra]. : NH15-132/1-1997E-PDF

"This guide on brick veneer/concrete masonry unit building technology is one of a series of CMHC technical publications that provides practical information for building designers. The guide is based on CMHC findings from surveys of Canadian building conditions. ... Chapters 1 and 2 describe the various components and materials used in brick veneer/concrete masonry unit backing. They also provide references to relevant industry standards. Chapter 3 outlines the building science concepts that underpin the CAD details in the rest of the guide. CAD details in Chapter 4 illustrate such features as window sills, parapets, curtain walls and patio doors. Explanatory notes outline how each feature works, and checklists are provided for designers and builders. ... Chapter 5 supplements the earlier descriptions with specifications for masonry wall design and construction. Chapters 6 to 8 deal with construction sequencing, inspection, quality control and commissioning the building envelope. Chapter 9 offers guidance on maintenance and repair."--Introd., p. vi.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Title Brick veneer concrete masonry unit backing / [by Ashok Malhotra].
Variant title Running title : Building technology - BVCM
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 format.
Publishing information [Ottawa] :Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 2001, c1997.
Author / Contributor Malhotra, Ashok, 1950-
Description 1 v. (various pagings) : ill.
Catalogue number
  • NH15-132/1-1997E-PDF
Subject terms Construction
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