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Construction--systems and materials

William J. Hornung

Construction--systems and materials

by William J. Hornung

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House construction -- Juvenile literature.,
  • House construction.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses heating, ventilating, and air conditioning of buildings; sanitary- and storm-drainage systems, water-supply and electrical systems; insulation, interior and exterior materials, painting and decorating.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementWilliam J. Hornung ; consulting editor, William P. Spence.
    SeriesModular exploration of technology series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4811.5 .H67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5201457M
    ISBN 100131695169, 0131695088
    LC Control Number75025668

    The combinations of materials used to build the main elements of our homes — roof, walls and floor — are referred to as construction systems. They are many and varied, and each has advantages and disadvantages depending on climate, distance from source of supply, budget, maintenance requirements and desired style or appearance. The chapter identifies key policies and best practices including environmental product declarations, labels, rating systems, ecological building construction systems, and materials. Finally, we discuss how building professionals can become central to the carbon resource impact reduction and resource efficiency of NZEB.

    Sticks and Bricks: A Practical Guide to Construction Systems and Technology By Christopher C Whitney, James Duffy O'Connor and Robert J MacPherson Sticks and Bricks brings together in one volume the expertise of nationally recognized engineers, architects and contractors who explain in clear language their areas of building technology. $   Now in its Fifth Edition, this essential textbook has been used by thousands of students annually in schools of architecture, engineering, and construction technology. The bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction, emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frames, masonry bearing walls, steel frames, and Reviews: 3.

      In the manufacture of building material, using recycled sources instead of the sources which are not newly processed material provides a considerable preservation of raw material and also a considerable amount of energy saving. Discuss how construction systems evolved. Name some important structures. Explain the purpose of diff erent construction materials. Discuss building codes and safety. Explore the Photo Super Tall The Burj Al Arab at Jumeirah Beach in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a unique sail-shaped building. It is one of the world’s tallest hotels.


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