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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.

Table of Contents

The Construction Industry: An Overview
Regulatory Constraints, Standards and Sustainability
Site Construction And Earthwork
Properties of Materials
The Building Site
Concrete And Masonry
Cast-In-Place Concrete
Precast Concrete
Mortars for Masonry Walls
Clay Brick and Tile
Concrete Masonry
Masonry Construction
Metals, Wood And Plastics
Ferrous Metals
Nonferrous Metals
Steel Frame Construction
Wood, Plastics, and Composites
Products Manufactured from Wood
Wood and Metal Light Frame Construction
Heavy Timber Construction
Finishing the Exterior and Interior of Light Wood Frame Buildings
Paper and Paper Pulp Products
Thermal And Moisture/Openings/Finishes
Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers
Bonding Agents, Sealers, and Sealants
Bituminous Materials
Roofing Systems
Doors, Windows, Entrances, and Storefronts
Cladding Systems
Interior Finishes
Painting and Coatings
Gypsum, Lime, and Plaster
Acoustical Materials
Interior Walls, Partitions, and Ceilings
Residential and Commercial Equipment
Special Construction
Conveying Systems
Fire-Suppression Systems
Plumbing Systems
Heating, Air-Conditioning, Ventilation, And Refrigeration
Electrical Equipment And Systems
Electronic Safety and Security
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