Designed in a structured, directed format to help develop understanding, rather than just providing a simple source of information, this text focuses on the environmental impact of refurbishment rather than new build. Key features: ac Student-centred learning style ac Illustrated case studies and review tasks ac Focus on the importance of sustainability in refurbishment and building use ac Updated to reflects current issues such as flood damage ac Covers refurbishment in both housing and large-span multi-storey commercial and industrial buildings ac Easy-to-follow page layout, with a wealth of figures and photos A companion website featuring extra photographs and other additional material can be found at: www.palgrave.com/science/engineering/riley3 This volume builds on material introduced in Construction Technology 1: House Construction and Construction Technology 2: Industrial and Commercial Building, but is also valuable as a standalone text.After studying this section you should appreciate the importance of the correct maintenance of a building and you should be able to distinguish between the various forms of maintenance operation. ai The implications of failure to maintain andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Construction Technology 3|
|Author||:||Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-04-28|