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Building Construction Handbook

Published
Butterworth-Heineman, April 2010
ISBN
9781856178051
Format
Softcover, 828 pages
Dimensions
23.4cm × 16.5cm × 4.6cm

Building Construction Handbook contains everything you need to know about the construction process. Up-to-date examples of everyday practices and processes, accompanied by detailed drawings to illustrate the construction building elements, make this text a core reference for both students and professionals.

The eigth edition has been fully revised and updated with additional examples of building practice. New material on the following areas is included: energy conservation, sustainable construction, environmental and green building issues and fire protection to elements of construction. Building Construction Handbook is an essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year degree level. It is also a handy reference for building designers, contractors and others working in the construction industry.