The Building Regulations

The Building Regulations

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This guide to the Building Regulations for England and Wales has been revised to include: amendments to The Approved Documents operative from 1st April 1990; a new chapter on access for the disabled; further details on the NHBC building control service; and a revised chapter on legal liabilities to take account of substantial changes in case law. The book is intended for use by architects, building surveyors, contractors, local authorities and lawyers and by students at all levels taking courses in architecture, building and surveying.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 632 pages
  • 153 x 234mm
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • 0632028696
  • 9780632028696

Table of contents

Building control - an overview; the building regulations and approved documents; local authority control; private certification; legal liabilities; structural stability; fire; materials, workmanship, site preparation and moisture exclusion; toxic substances; sound insulation; ventilation; hygiene; drainage and waste disposal; heat producing appliances; stairways, ramps and guards; conservation of fuel and power; access for the disabled.

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