The Building Acts and Regulations Applied: Houses and Flats, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Building Acts and Regulations Applied

Houses and Flats, 2nd Edition

By C.M.H. Barritt


286 pages

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This newly revised edition is an up-to-date and concise volume, clarifying the Building Acts and Regulations relating to houses, flats and maisonettes, for all construction professionals and students.

Each chapter forms a self-contained unit covering all the regulation requirements applicable to a particular part of a building, dealing with each part in turn. With this single volume, professionals can ensure that all regulations are fully covered in respect of houses, flats and maisonettes. Inclusion of the July 1995 changes in the Acts and Regulations ensures the text provides the very latest information.

An ideal reference book for architects, builders, structural and building services engineers. Essential supplementary reading for students undertaking courses in any of the above at HNC, HND and degree level.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Work Below Ground 3. External Walls 4. Ground Floors 5. Suspended Upper Floors 6. Roofs 7. Internal Walls 8. Windows, Doors and Ventilation Openings 9. Staircases 10. Fireplaces, Hearths and Chimneys 11. Gas and Oil Fired Equipment, Heating and Hot Water 12. Bathrooms, Toilets and Above Ground Drainage 13. Below Ground Drainage, Rainwater Disposal and Solid Waste Storage 14. House and Bungalow Conversions and Conservatories 15. Means of Escape and Fire Fighting Facilities Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General