CMHC’s long-time bestseller Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction is now available as an app! The ultimate go-to resource for builders, renovators as well as students — contains illustrations, sizing tables, planning notes and other practical information on wood-frame house construction. This publication has recently been updated to conform to the 2010 National Building Code of Canada and tips on Healthy HousingTM are also provided to improve indoor air quality and reduce environmental impact. Included is detailed information on topics such as:
• footings and foundations;
• framing and roof sheathings;
• exterior and interior finishes;
• heating and wiring;
• fire and sound control;
• ventilation; and
• definitions from the Glossary of Housing Terms are now integrated and retrievable throughout the book with a simple click!