Housing Foundations and Geotechnical Challenges: Best Practices for Residential Builders in British Columbia

Housing Foundations and Geotechnical Challenges: Best Practices for Residential Builders in British ColumbiaThe first of its kind in BC, this comprehensive guide educates builders and other industry professionals on soil types and  associated geotechnical challenges – from pre- to post-construction  of single and multi-family residences. A valuable reference tool, the guide is intended to present current best practice guidelines, and to emphasize basic building code requirements.

This publication received endorsement from the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.

The Guide is available for download at http://www.hpo.bc.ca/housing-foundations-geotechnical-challenges-guide.

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