Wood-frame envelopes . : NH15-296/1999E-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 Canada. The guide looks at wood in construction, heat transfer, moisture transfer and control, and dimensional change. The guide presents 32 details that show wall assemblies, window openings, cantilevered floors, balconies, wheelchair ramps, and party and fire walls. It then discusses specifications, quality control, and maintenance and repair.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Title Wood-frame envelopes .
Variant title Running title: Building technology -- wood frame envelopes
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
  • NH15-296/1999E-PDF
Subject terms Construction industry
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