Illustrated Guide - Achieving Airtight Buildings

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This guide is an industry resource to design, build and test airtight buildings. It also consolidates information on achieving airtightness in buildings, with a focus on larger or more complex building types while ensuring building enclosure performance, including moisture management, thermal performance and durability. Published by BC Housing, BC Hydro and the City of Vancouver.


The Illustrated Guide - Achieving Airtight Buildings will help developers, builders and designers understand their respective responsibilities in building airtight buildings, ensuring that more buildings will be airtight, which is a key strategy to achieve energy efficiency and durability in buildings.
Industry research
Residential Design and Construction Guides
Partners:  BC Hydro, City of Vancouver
Audience:  architects, homebuilders