The BPG Building Fabric Component Life Manual  book cover
1st Edition

The BPG Building Fabric Component Life Manual

ISBN 9780419255109
Published February 29, 2000 by CRC Press
246 Pages

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Book Description

This manual provides a comprehensive source of building component life-span and maintenance data for commercial and industrial building components, following the same format as the ground-breaking HAPM Component Life Manual for domestic buildings. Each building component is allocated its own data sheet on which a number of generic descriptions are provided together with assessed life-spans and maintenance requirements. References to the relevant standards and codes of practice are also included.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Origins of the durability data. Use of the manual. Flooring components. Walling and cladding components. Roofing components. Doors, windows and joinery components. Stairs and balustrades. Internal fixtures. Index. Appendices.

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BPG (Building Performance Group) is a London-based practice specialising in the whole life performance of large building projects such as hospitals, schools and commercial buildings.