Architectural precast concrete walls . : NH15-132/5-2002E-PDF

"The purpose of this Guide is to summarize current information on architectural precast concrete and to provide designers with an understanding of this construction product illustrating recommended design details and site practices. The Guide is organized to take the user from a discussion of the characteristics of architectural precast concrete, through a presentation on the fundamentals of building envelope performance, to best practice assemblies, details and specifications. The final two chapters deal with quality assurance during the design, fabrication and erection process, and maintenance and renewal of the architectural precast during its service life."--p. 3.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Title Architectural precast concrete walls .
Variant title Running title: Best practice guide - architectural precast concrete walls
Series title Best practice guide
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Other formats Paper-[English]
Note(s) "This Best Practice Guide is a joint venture of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Public Works Government Services Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute."--p. i.
Includes bibliographic references.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Canada Mortgage and Housing, c2002.
Description vi, 115 p. : ill.
Catalogue number
  • NH15-132/5-2002E-PDF
Subject terms Construction industry
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