Building Construction Handbook contains everything you need to know about the construction process. Up-to-date examples of everyday practices and processes, accompanied by detailed drawings to illustrate the construction building elements, make this text a core reference for both students and professionals.
The eigth edition has been fully revised and updated with additional examples of building practice. New material on the following areas is included: energy conservation, sustainable construction, environmental and green building issues and fire protection to elements of construction.
Building Construction Handbook is an essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year degree level. It is also a handy reference for building designers, contractors and others working in the construction industry.