Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-07-31
  • Publisher: Spon Press
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A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, providing solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues with technical drawings and case-studies. Essential purchase for all construction professionals engaged in this kind of work and students of construction, surveying and architecture.

Table of Contents

Why refurbishment?
Upgrading the fire-resistance of existing elements
Upgrading internal surfaces
Upgrading the thermal performance of existing elements
Upgrading the acoustic performance of existing elements
Preventing moisture and dampness within buildings
Introduction of new floors and access between levels
Timber decay and remedial treatments
Strengthening of existing timber floors
Heavy-lifting systems
Underpinning systems
Strengthening existing walls
Fatade retention
Index of products and systems
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