Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques

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Authors : William P. Spence; Eva Kultermann


1120 Pages  Hardcover 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 1998

©2011, Published


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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 com... more


Facilitates comprehension with a logical, organized format that mirrors the natural progression of a construction project, allowing readers to build a foundation of knowledge before moving into the specific requirements of each stage of construction.

Organized by selected divisions with references ... more

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Offers the very latest information on the industry's hottest topics, including sustainable and green building materials, assemblies and systems.

Extensive and up-to-date, the text is highlighted with over 300 new color photos and illustrations that focus on the most current equipment, tools and pro... more