Construction Materials Products

  • Watts Pocket Handbook

    Edited by Trevor Rushton

    Back in print for the first time in years, the Watts Pocket Handbook renews its commitment to share industry knowledge by providing technical and legal information across a comprehensive spread of property and construction topics. Compiled by the Watts Technical Director, the Handbook…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Applying fabric first principles to comply with energy efficiency requirements in dwellings

    By Steven Stenlund

    Significant improvements to the regulatory requirements for energy efficiency in national building regulations are now in force. This guide explains the implications of these requirements and demonstrates how to meet them by using fabric first principles.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    IHS BRE Press

  • Cracking in Buildings

    BR292 2e, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Sadgrove, Chris Scivyer

    Cracks are inevitable in virtually all types of construction because of the kind of materials we use, the ways in which we use or misuse them and the service conditions that our buildings experience. Nevertheless, cracks are often unsightly and, to the uninitiated, may be a sign of serious problems…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    IHS BRE Press

  • Designing Out Unintended Consequences When Undertaking Solid Wall Insulation

    By Colin King, Caroline Weeks

    Refurbishing solid walls with externally or internally applied insulation can help to reduce heat loss from a building, but it has the potential to introduce a range of undesirable effects such as condensation and mould growth if not carried out correctly. This guide for surveyors, designers and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    IHS BRE Press

  • Sealants in Construction, Second Edition

    By Jerome Klosowski, Andreas T. Wolf

    Revised Bestseller Offers Broad-Based Knowledge to a Wide Range of Technical Professionals The definitive guide to sealing operations in construction, this latest edition of Sealants in Construction focuses on the most current technology, methods, applications, and standards relevant to sealant…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    CRC Press

  • Bamboo Gridshells

    By David Rockwood

    This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo. Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends itself to structural applications. In this unique text, David…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Solid Wood

    Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

    By Joseph Mayo

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge

  • Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • Materials for Engineers and Technicians

    6th Edition

    By W. Bolton, R.A. Higgins

    A comprehensive yet accessible introduction to materials engineering which provides a straightforward, readable approach to the subject. The sixth edition includes a new chapter on the selection of materials, an updated discussion of new materials, and a complete glossary of key terms used in…

    Paperback – 2014-08-29
    Routledge

  • Materials for Architects and Builders

    5th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    Paperback – 2014-08-14
    Routledge

  • Calcium Aluminates

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference

    Edited by Charles Fentiman, Raman Mangabhai, Karen Scrivener

    The first industrial process for the production of a cement based on calcium aluminates was patented in 1908 and since then these cements have become hugely important for a wide range of applications. This volume presents the proceedings of the international conference held in Avignon, France, in…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    IHS BRE Press

  • Environmental Impact of Biomaterials and Biomass

    By Nigel Jones

    This report reviews how biomaterials and biomass have been assessed within The Green Guide to Specification, including the application of the Environmental Profiles methodology, which underlies data. The way in which biomaterials and biomass are addressed within building-level environmental…

    Paperback – 2014-06-17
    IHS BRE Press

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