Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology book cover

    Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology

    4th Edition

    By Henry Cowan, Peter Smith

    Edited by Henry Cowan, Peter Smith

    A comprehensive summary of the vocabulary used across the building industry, from the preparation of an architectural brief, through creative and technical design, to construction technology and facilities management. The latest edition has several substantially revised entries as well as many new…

    Paperback – 2004-06-10
    Routledge

  • Roofing Failures book cover

    Roofing Failures

    1st Edition

    By Carl G. Cash

    The book starts by setting out the duties of a building pathologist in the context of the modern roofing industry, defining failure and explaining its underlying causes. The main chapters then deal with the main specific types of failure: fire, shrinkage and roofing systems displacement, calendar…

    Hardback – 2003-06-12
    Routledge

  • Thermal Insulation: Avoiding Risks: A Good Practice Guide Supporting Building Regulations Requirements (BR 262) book cover

    Thermal Insulation: Avoiding Risks

    A Good Practice Guide Supporting Building Regulations Requirements (BR 262), 3rd Edition

    By Charles Stirling

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-11-05
    IHS BRE Press

  • Hazardous Building Materials: A Guide to the Selection of Environmentally Responsible Alternatives book cover

    Hazardous Building Materials

    A Guide to the Selection of Environmentally Responsible Alternatives, 2nd Edition

    By Steve Curwell, Bob Fox, Morris Greenberg, Chris March

    This new edition provides a detailed reference source of the use in residential buildings of materials known or suspected to harm health and the environment. Alternative materials are evaluated using unique data sheets which compare environmental impact, cost, health, safety and technical…

    Paperback – 2001-09-13
    Routledge

  • External Works, Roads and Drainage: A Practical Guide book cover

    External Works, Roads and Drainage

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phil Pitman

    External Works Roads and Drainage: A Practical Guide bridges the gap between theory and practice in building, construction and civil engineering, providing practical guidance, and the knowledge required 'on the job'. This comprehensive book includes sections on legislation, environmental issues,…

    Paperback – 2001-05-17
    CRC Press

  • Radon: Guidance on Protective Measures for New Dwellings in Northern Ireland: (BR 413) book cover

    Radon: Guidance on Protective Measures for New Dwellings in Northern Ireland

    (BR 413), 1st Edition

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-03-23
    IHS BRE Press

  • Protective Measures for Housing on Gas-contaminated Land: (BR 414) book cover

    Protective Measures for Housing on Gas-contaminated Land

    (BR 414), 1st Edition

    By Roger Johnson

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-02-02
    IHS BRE Press

  • Green Building Handbook Volumes 1 and 2: A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment book cover

    Green Building Handbook Volumes 1 and 2

    A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Rob Harrison, Paul Harrison, Sam Kimmins, Tom Woolley

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2000-04-06
    Routledge

  • Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction: A Practical Guide to ISO 9000 for Contractors book cover

    Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction

    A Practical Guide to ISO 9000 for Contractors, 1st Edition

    By H.W. Chung

    The ISO 9000 family of quality standards has been adopted world-wide as a framework for building better relationships between suppliers and customers. Originally a manufacturing-industry concern, quality is now acknowledged to be a key issue for the construction sector whose clients increasingly…

    Paperback – 1999-08-12
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Profiled Sheet Roofing and Cladding: A Guide to Good Practice book cover

    Profiled Sheet Roofing and Cladding

    A Guide to Good Practice, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Nick Selves, J. Shanahan, Colin Sproul

    This guide, the third edition of the NFRCs guide to good practice, is an accessible and practical code of practice in the application, design and installation of profiled sheeting and wall and roof cladding. The UK has developed very cost-effective methods of erecting and cladding factory,…

    Paperback – 1999-05-27
    Routledge

  • BREEAM 98 for Offices: An Environmental Assessment Method for Office Buildings (BR 350) book cover

    BREEAM 98 for Offices

    An Environmental Assessment Method for Office Buildings (BR 350), 1st Edition

    By Roger Baldwin

    BREEAM was launched in 1990 to provide an environmental assessment and labelling scheme for buildings. The scheme is updated periodically to ensure that it continues to represent best practice. This publication describes the version for offices and provides a background to the scheme and the…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
    IHS BRE Press

  • A BRE Guide to Radon Remedial Measures in Existing Dwellings: Dwellings with Cellars and Basements (BR 343) book cover

    A BRE Guide to Radon Remedial Measures in Existing Dwellings: Dwellings with Cellars and Basements (BR 343)

    1st Edition

    By C.R. Scivyer

    One of a series giving practical advice on methods of reducing radon levels in existing dwellings, based on a large body of remedial work carried out to advice given by BRE, and on discussions with others working in the field. It is intended to help surveyors, builders and householders who are…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
    IHS BRE Press

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