Wood Buildings - Log or Frame

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Journal titleBuilding Research Note
Pages111; # of pages: 11
Subjectwood construction; log construction; wood frame construction; open fireplace; insulating (activity); expansion contraction; energy conservation
AbstractLog construction, once extensively used by Canadian builders, declined greatly in use but in recent years a renewed interest in such construction has developed. Technical, economic and social aspects of the original decline in use of log construction are discussed and a comparison is made of log and frame buildings with particular reference to heating and insulation.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi Disponible en Français: Les Bâtiments en Bois: Piè ce sur Pièce ou à Ossature
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number1696
NPARC number20377805
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Record identifier246dae36-31ca-424f-9827-c335da23e4a8
Record created2012-07-24
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