Best Practices for Window and Door Replacement in Wood-Frame Buildings

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A valuable reference tool for construction industry professionals. This guide applies current building science and best practices to the replacement of windows and doors in wood-frame residential buildings. It provides practical information and useful guidelines to help ensure these products are replaced in a way that improves the durability of building enclosures in existing buildings.

  • A key resource for builders, replacement contractors, window and door manufacturers and others
  • Offers guidance to help industry provide quality installations, achieve high performance and meet consumer expectations
  • Applies to all types of window and door replacement projects
  • Addresses unique challenges of B.C.’s coastal climate
  • Shares advancements in building envelope technology adopted globally

Published by BC Housing in partnership with the Fenestration Association of British Columbia.

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