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The Rehab Guide Volume 2: Exterior Walls

Report Acceptance Date: 
August 1999 (96 pages)
Posted Date:   
August 1, 1999

HUD published The Rehab Guide, a series of nine guidebooks to inform the design and construction industry about state-of-the-art materials and innovative practices in housing rehabilitation. The Rehab Guide series focuses on building technologies, materials, components, and techniques.

The second volume, entitled The Rehab Guide: Exterior Walls, contains an overview of exterior wall framing that includes wind-resistance and seismic-resistance information as well as information about design and engineering; masonry/brick veneer; sheathing; insulation; siding; stucco; exterior trim; sealants and caulks; and paints.

For information on the other Rehab Guides in the series click here.