Fundamentals of Residential Construction, 4th Edition
This revision of the definitive textbook on residential construction offers an in-depth look at the procedures and materials that are specific to home building. Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Fourth 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 1,250 drawings and photographs, this Fourth Edition provides authoritative coverage on wood light-frame construction, industrialized systems of construction, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel frame, panelized construction, multi-family apartment buildings, and new coverage of light-commercial construction and CAD and digital planning tools in residential construction.
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons|