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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Building Technology

ISBN 9780333620960
Publication Date June 1995
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Building and Surveying Series

This popular text examines basic constructional techniques, the choice and use of materials, and statutory requirements for domestic buildings. Includes environmentally-friendly buildings & radon; free-standing & cavity walls; sound insulation; windows & doors; GRP interceptors, and waste management.

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface to Fifth Edition
The Building Process and Site Works
Building Drawing Foundations
Earthwork Support and Concrete Walls and Partitions Fireplaces
Heat Producing Appliances
Flues and Chimneys Floors: Structures and Finishings; Timber Characteristics and Defects Roofs: Structures and Coverings Windows and Glazing Doors
Doorsets and Ironmongery Stairs and Fittings Finishings Water Services
Sanitary Plumbing and Solid Waste Storage Drainage and Small Treatment Works
External Works Sound and Thermal Insulation
Ventilation and Condensation Building in Warm Climates
Appendix: Metric Conversion Table Index.


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