Explore the most up-to-date green methods for residential and commercial building construction, along with the construction materials and properties needed to carry them out with this newly revised book. CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES: BUILDING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, 3E offers comprehensive coverage of these topics and presents them using a logical, well-structured format that follows the natural sequence of a construction project. With an emphasis in providing the most current information available, including sustainability and green design, this third edition is fully equipped with content that reflects the 2004 Edition of Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat and information that is based on the input of hundreds of today's top manufacturers and professional and trade organizations. In addition, relevant building codes are frequently referenced, rounding out this need-to-know coverage that is critical to success in the industry.
Just what I ordered.
By Cynthia Boyle on Sep 29, 2013
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this book is awesome!!!!!
By Zackary J Woxland on Oct 02, 2013
IT HAS SOOO MUCH USEFUL INFORMATION, VERY DETAILED, ANYTHING I COULD POSSIBLY WANT TO KNOW IS IN HERE FOR MATERIALS AND METHODS. LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By Nuketrap on Oct 07, 2011
This book is great, it gives the information on common construction practices. However, the book is more focused on residential and commercial buildings, it doesn't go into detail on Civil works, such as drains, roads or tunnels. Still a fantastic read though for the basics.