Mass Timber Building Enclosure Best Practice Design Guide


Our next edition of this guide will be available on November 22nd!

The Mass Timber Building Enclosure Best Practice Design Guide provides straightforward design guidance that is applicable to all regions of the US and Canada in a quick-access format.

The intent of this guide is to educate designers, construction professionals, and building developers on best practice enclosure design principles for mass timber enclosures, including roofs, walls, and floor/soffit conditions. It integrates new and previously published information from the experts at RDH Building Science, providing a quick, practical reference—and when you want to dive deeper, you can find more in the bibliography and resources section.

Do you need to share information about mass timber design and construction within your organization? Purchasing a corporate copy allows you to share this guide for internal organizational use. Please note that the guide remains protected by copyright and should not be shared with anyone outside of your organization.

This guide was developed and authored by Graham Finch  and Bailey Brown.

This guide is a companion to Moisture Risk Management Strategies for Mass Timber Buildings.