Understanding Construction Drawings for Housing and Small Buildings, Third Edition is the only Canadian textbook on the market designed to help students learn to read the construction drawings used to communicate information about buildings. Included with the text are five sets of fully detailed construction drawings from different companies. These drawings cover both metric and imperial units of measurement and cover various perspectives and layouts, providing students with hands-on visuals for their learning. This text references the most up-to-date National Building Code of Canada and has been updated with additional content and information pertaining to sustainable building practices, energy efficiency, building information modelling (BIM) and three-dimensional (3D) images, engineered flooring systems, and more. Understanding Construction Drawings for Housing and Small Buildings provides students in the building trades with straightforward, step-by-step guidance to master the skill of reading and understanding construction drawings, opening the door for numerous career choices not only on construction sites but also in other industries related to housing.