Fundamentals of residential construction
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 ordinancesPlumbingBuilding codesHeating and coolingFinancingWiringEnvironmental concernsFinish siteworkRough sitework
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A Building Culture
Zoning Ordinances Building Codes and Other
The Typical Process
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