This comprehensive guide explains best practices for window and door replacement in wood-frame buildings, from single-family homes to multi-unit residential buildings.
It‘s intended to help industry meet consumer expectations, provide quality installations and achieve high performance for all types of window and door replacement projects. Applying the latest building science, it offers practical information and useful guidelines to help ensure that these products are replaced in a way that improves the durability of building enclosures.
A valuable reference tool for construction industry professionals, including builders, replacement contractors, window and door manufacturers and others, this guide:
Considers the wide variety of current installation practices
Explores the range of window and door products available in the market
Provides educational information and guidelines
Details Building Code requirements for replacement and installation procedures
Includes a comprehensive list of installation
Addresses unique challenges presented by B.C.'s
The guide was developed by the Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) in partnership with the Fenestration Association of BC, BC Hydro PowerSmart and the City of Vancouver.
For more information about the industry guide and the free companion consumer guide, visit the HPO website.
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