Building Construction Handbook, Fifth Edition
Brand: Butterworth-Heinemann

Building Construction Handbook, Fifth Edition

  • Publish Date: 2004-05-27
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Roy Chudley;Roger Greeno BA(Hons.) FCIOB FIPHE FRSA

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Building Construction Handbook summarises all elements of building construction practice, techniques, components and procedures. Information is presented concisely, in a highly illustrated and accessible style.

This is an essential text for all building construction students up to, and including, undergraduate level. It is an ideal resource for a wide range of courses including: BTEC National, HNC/HND, and Level 3/4 NVQs. The comprehensive coverage and numerous references to the latest Building Regulations, Water Supply Regulations, British and European Standards also makes this book an invaluable reference tool for construction professionals.

The fifth edition consolidates recent amendments to the Building Regulations, including: Part A - Structure; Part C - Site preparation and resistance to moisture; Part E - Resistance to the passage of sound; Part L - Conservation of fuel and power; and Part M - Access to and use of buildings. The new edition also addresses the new governmental requirements for property sellers' information packs, including property condition surveys, structural defects and remedial measures. Reference to supplementary regulations and standards are provided for further reading and new online lecture resources feature essential illustrations for use with presentations and handouts.

Roger Greeno is a well-known author of construction texts. He has extensive practical and consultancy experience in the industry, in addition to lecturing at Guildford College and the University of Portsmouth. He also examines for City & Guilds, Edexcel and the Chartered Institute of Building.

Roy Chudley's books on Building Construction have helped many thousands of students gain their qualifications and pass exams. He was formerly a Senior Lecturer at Guildford College.

* Topics presented in a highly visual and easy to understand layout
* Ideal for students on general construction and building courses
* Updated in line with the latest revised Building Regulations
* New website resources available

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