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Fundamentals of Residential Construction

Fundamentals of Residential Construction
Author: Edward Allen - Rob Thallon
ISBN 13: 9780471681793
ISBN 10: 471681792
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2006-02-24
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 640
List Price: $110.00

Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Second Edition features the most up-to-date explanations of today's residential construction systems. From foundation to roof and exterior finishes to interior details, this new edition thoroughly addresses the latest developments in materials and methods of house construction, including energy efficiency, framing, and roofing.

Abundantly illustrated with more than 1,200 drawings and photographs, this Second Edition provides authoritative coverage on wood light-frame construction, industrialized systems of construction, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel frame, panelized construction, and new information on engineered materials, windows and doors, as well as:

  • Zoning ordinances
  • Plumbing
  • Building codes
  • Heating and cooling
  • Financing
  • Wiring
  • Environmental concerns
  • Finish sitework
  • Rough sitework