Complete Book Of Framing

Author: Scot Simpson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111821644X
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The updated easy-to-learn reference for rough carpentry andframing Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition is an updated,easy-to-learn guide to rough carpentry and framing written by anexpert with more than thirty years of framing experience. This bookguides the reader through the steps on framing floors, walls,roofs, door and window openings, and stairs. Hundreds of colorphotographs and illustrations help the reader understand the basicsas well as advanced framing methods. This Second Edition isupdated to match the framing techniques to the 2009 InternationalBuilding Code, and introduces the concept of "green framing"regarding material use and handling. Deals with the new corrosive treating methods that began to beused in 2004 for pressure treated wood Covers the time and energy-saving benefits of positiveplacement nail guns, which have become the industry standard forfastening light gage hardware Includes a glue-laminated beam weight chart, along with adescription of crane operations for setting these beams Starting with the basics, this book begins with types of lumber,nails, and what tools are needed, followed by detailed, fullyillustrated steps for framing each building element—fromplanning and layout through specific nailing patterns.Framer-Friendly Tips throughout the book show how to get a taskdone right—and more easily.

Essential Hempcrete Construction

Author: Chris Magwood
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550926136
Size: 36.69 MB
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Hempcrete is a versatile, energy-efficient natural insulation material, useful for walls, roofs, and floors. Made from the inner stem of the hemp plant mixed with a lime-based binder, it is a very strong, lightweight and breathable alternative to manufactured insulations. Essential Hempcrete Construction is a fully-illustrated practical guide to this affordable, renewable method, from procurement to finishing. This indispensable manual is packed with all the information you need to determine whether hempcrete is the right choice for your project. It covers: Material specifications, testing and building code references and climate data Detail drawings for design reference Tool lists, and complete step-by-step instructions for mixing and placing hempcrete Finishing and maintenance techniques Budgeting and labor estimates Additional resources Essential Hempcrete Construction is part of New Society's Sustainable Building Essentials Series. Written by the world's leading sustainable builders, designers and engineers, these succinct, user-friendly handbooks are indispensable tools for any project where accurate and reliable information are key to success. Get the Essentials! Chris Magwood is a sustainable builder and designer specializing in green and natural building techniques, the co-founder and co-director of the Endeavour Centre, and the author of several books on sustainable building including Making Better Buildings, More Straw Bale Building, and Straw Bale Details.

Making Better Buildings

Author: Chris Magwood
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 0865717060
Size: 80.42 MB
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Sustainable building from the ground up - the pros and cons of the latest green and natural materials and technologies

Essential Sustainable Home Design

Author: Chris Magwood
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771422408
Size: 38.22 MB
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Essential Sustainable Home Design walks homebuilders through designing an environmentally friendly home, starting with key concepts, principles, and a project vision. Covering what makes a building green, a criteria matrix to guide design, material, and systems decisions, assembling a professional team, working with code officials, and choosing sustainable materials to keep the project goals on track from start to finish.

Basics Dachkonstruktion

Author: Tanja Brotrück
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 3035612579
Size: 80.98 MB
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Dachkonstruktionen werden in den ersten Studiumsentwürfen oft in Verbindung mit dem Mauerwerksbau thematisiert. Welche Formen und Möglichkeiten der Konstruktion von schützenden Überdachungen eines Gebäudes gibt es? Themen: Arten und Funktion von Dächern Tragwerk Konstruktionsprinzipien Deckungen Bauphysikalische Grundlagen

Rsmeans Cost Data

Author: RSMeans
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118348443
Size: 13.83 MB
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RSMeans Cost Data, Student Edition provides a thoroughintroduction to cost estimating in a self-contained print andonline package. With clear explanations and a hands-on,example-driven approach, it is the ideal reference for students andnew professionals who need to learn how to perform cost estimatingfor building construction. Features include: Commercial and residential construction cost data in print andonline formats Complete how-to guidance on the essentials of costestimating A supplemental website with plans, specifications, problem sets,and a full sample estimate With more than 930 Location Factors in the United States andCanada, the data includes up-to-date system prices for more than100 standard assemblies and in-place costs for thousands ofalternates—making it easy to customize budget estimates andcompare system costs. UNIT PRICES (organized in MasterFormat 2010) 1 General Requirements 2 Existing Conditions 3 Concrete 4 Masonry 5 Metals 6 Woods, Plastics & Composites 7 Thermal & Moisture Protection 8 Openings 9 Finishes 10 Specialties 11 Equipment 12 Furnishings 13 Special Construction 14 Conveying Equipment 21 Fire Suppression 22 Plumbing 23 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning 26 Electrical 27 Communications 28 Electronic Safety & Security 31 Earthwork 32 Exterior Improvements 33 Utilities ASSEMBLIES A Substructure B Shell C Interiors D Services E Equipment & Furnishings F Special Construction G Building Site Work REFERENCE INFORMATION Equipment Rental Costs Crews Cost Indexes Reference Tables Square Foot Costs