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Fundamentals of Residential Construction
Second Edition
by Edward Allen

Fundamentals of Residential Construction features the most up to date explanations of today's residential construction systems.

Features:

  • Includes foundation, roof, and exterior finishes,and interior details
  • Addresses the latest developments in materials and methods of house construction, including energy efficiency, framing, and roofing
  • Illustrated with more than 1,200 drawings and photogra

Contents

Context

  • The Context for Construction
  • The Construction Community: Builders, Contractors, and Developers
  • The Design Community

Materials

  • The Material Wood
  • Masonry
  • Concrete

Wood Light Frame Construction

  • Rough Sitework
  • Foundations
  • Framing
  • Roof Framing
  • Finishing the Roof
  • Windows and Exterior Doors
  • Finishing the Exterior Walls
  • Plumbing
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Thermal Insulation
  • Fireplaces and Stoves
  • Interior Surfaces
  • Finishing the Interior
  • Finish Sitework

Alternative Construction Systems

  • Low-Tech, Low-Energy Construction
  • Loadbearing Masonry and Concrete Construction
  • Timber Frame Construction
  • Light-Gauge Steel Constrcution
  • Panelized Constructin

Index

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Fundamentals of Residential Construction
Second Edition
by Edward Allen

2006 640 pages $98.00 + shipping
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