The Building Regulations

The Building Regulations : Explained and Illustrated

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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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 920 pages
  • 172 x 244 x 40mm | 1,590g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 12th Revised edition
  • illustrations, index
  • 0632058374
  • 9780632058372
  • 1,916,718

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;show more

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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 Engineershow more