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Timber frame construction
Wood and organic materials

Wood frame construction

...wood frame construction via National Research Council Canada Multi-story wood frame construction: To date, the Stathaus building in London, also known as ...

Which wood is best for framing timber frame construction in homes?
Wall assemblies - new construction

Lumber choices for wood frame construction - choosing timber for framing & building homes

...wood: Engineered wood products for framing homes Engineered wood requires more processing than standard wood. As may be expected, engineered wood is mor...

Wall assemblies - new construction

Wood framing

...wood frame construction Material efficient framing

Correct window installation details
Windows and doors

How to install windows

...wood frame windows from Quebec high performance window manufacturer Elite . Windows on the north, east and west have been selected for maximum insulation, and d...

Interior solid pine door
Doors and trim

Interior finishing

...wood doors Hollow doors have an interior frame of smaller pieces of wood with a laminated front and back. Hollow interior door © makeitmissoula.com Pr...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...wood frame construction is with engineered wood (floor trusses, I-beams, jointed wood) . This allows for the use of smaller trees and factory scraps that would ...

Pre-fabricated straw bale SIPS panels, an environmental choice
Wall assemblies - new construction

Modern straw bale SIPS construction: high performance, durable, affordable & interesting

...wood frame construction is that a straw panel will be able to dry to either side, compared to most homes that include an impermeable barrier of polyethylene tha...

Lockeport Beach House
Real estate

Lockeport Beach House wins Canadian Green Building award

...wood-frame structure houses a straight-forward, one-level plan. Private areas have low-ceilings and an intimate closeness with the trees and north-west light. T...

Cedar deck and stairs under construction cedar naturally the most durable wood
Decks, porches and gazebos

Tips for building a deck - 10 Tips to make your deck last longer

...Wood or Composite: Cedar deck and stairs under construction makes a beautiful finish Pressure treated wood is far less toxic than it was in years past, ...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...Construction Bernhardt Contracting Photos Ryan Hamilton Materials Wood-frame construction with ICF foundation and EPS insulation under slab , mineral...

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
Passive House

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

...Wood-frame construction with mineral wool and fibreglass insulation and metal cladding built to Passive House standard by Britco LP ; Thermoplus 4700 Series win...