Author: Joseph Lstiburek
Energy Efficient Building Association
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The North American Cold Climate edition of the Builder’s Guide is augmented to provide the building industry with the latest and best practical information on how to apply building science principles to structures as systems in colder regions.
A concise, graphically rich technical manual, it contains over 150 detailed illustrations showing the latest details and techniques to effectively implement energy and resource efficient residential construction with revised sections on: Foundations, Walls, Roofs and an expanded discussion of Vapor Barriers, Additional Appendixes PLUS a newly added Glossary of Terms. The new guide embodies much of what is now known about building homes that are affordable, durable, energy efficient, healthy, safe, comfortable and environmentally responsible.