The Building Regulations: Explained and Illustrated

The Building Regulations: Explained and Illustrated


By (author) M.J. Billington, By (author) M.W. Simons, By (author) J. R. Waters

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  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 920 pages
  • Dimensions: 172mm x 244mm x 40mm | 1,590g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0632058374
  • ISBN 13: 9780632058372
  • Edition: 12, Revised
  • Edition statement: 12th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: illustrations, index
  • Sales rank: 1,683,677

Product description

Provides a straightforward, highly illustrated guide to building control in England and Wales. The new edition takes account of major revisions to the regulations on energy conservation, sound and fire.

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Review quote

An invaluable aid...each chapter's issues are concise, with easy-to-follow guidance, and with a good depth of technical knowledge.. thoroughly useful and well-presented should be on every practitioner's bookshelf. Building Engineer

Table of contents

I Legal and Administrative - Building control: an overview; The Building Regulations and approved documents; Local authority control; Private certification; Other legislation affecting health and safety.II Technical - Structural stability; Fire; Materials, workmanship, site preparation and moisture exclusion; Toxic substances; Sound insulation; Ventilation; Hygiene; Drainage and waste disposal; Heat producing appliances; Protection from falling, collision and impact; Conservation of fuel and power; Access and facilities for disabled people; Glazing.III Appendix - Local Acts of Parliament;