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Wall assemblies - new construction

Wood framing

...wood frame construction Material efficient framing

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 kn...

Concrete, wood and steel structures
Materials and resources

How wood structures compare to steel and concrete for Carbon Footprint

...construction. Steel stands out for its speed and efficiency in construction. It's relative light weight and ease of construction allows for a workforce abou...

Wood frame construction timber choices
Wall assemblies - new construction

Material choices for wood frame construction

...wood: Engineered wood Engineered wood requires more processing than standard wood. As may be expected, engineered wood is more expensive than the...

BioSIPS Pre-fabricated straw bale panels
Wall assemblies - new construction

Modern staw bale construction: high performance, durable and affordable

...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...

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...

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...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope

...Wood frame construction image via Wikimedia This is the most common method of home building, and one that people are most used to seeing. Building ...

North Park Passive House Vancouver Island
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island

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

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...

The high performance almost ZNE Warburg house by bioi - built for under $100,00
Efficient home design

A High Performance Home on a Shoe String Budget (Almost ZNE!)

...wood frame allowed for a seamless R40 floor, and eliminates the concerns of water infiltration and frost heave whilst leading to a very energy efficient buildin...