Designing wood roofs to prevent decay

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-112
Physical description6 p.
SubjectRoofing; roofs; wood construction; rain; water; wood preservatives; mold (decay); Moisture performance; Couvertures
AbstractThe author indicates some of the moisture conditions and moisture sources that must be considered in the design of wood roof decks and describes consequences of some design decisions and how to avoid vapour traps in wood roof systems.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Conception des toitures de bois de manière à prévenir la pourriture
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-973
NPARC number20325510
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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