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Anyone interested in building will benefit from reading this comprehensive overview of the building industry written around the National Building Regulations SANS 10400 – from terminology and processes to methods and products, The How-To of Building is an informative book on the building process. This edition of The How-To of Building has been fully updated, with new sections added, keeping readers completely up-to-date with all the methodologies and processes in the building industry. Heavily supported by graphics, the book is written for everyone, from building science students and architectural professionals to contractors and homeowners. This is a book directed at facilitating the reader in calculating building cost more accurately. The book is full of prices and labour rates with more information on products rather than processes.
Goss s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides cutting angle and lengths for traditional cut roofs and design tables for timber sizing, based on BS5268 Structural use of timber and now including a comparison of timber sizes using Eurocode 5 Design of Timber Structures . Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, plus information on tools, equipment and health and safety matters. Detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings are included, with fixing requirements revised to BS 5534:2014. Information on lead substitutes and roofing putties is also provided. Design of warm and cold roofs is fully covered, including ventilation and insulation requirements. The fifth edition also includes new chapters on engineered timber roofing components, solar panel fixing and outbuilding roofs.
Instant answers to any construction-related math question. In the office or out in the field, Mastering Math for the Building Trades, by James Gerhart gives you a perfect tool for accurately performing the calculations required in all the major building trades. Down-to-earth explanations, easy-to-memorize tips and tricks of the trade, worked examples, illustrations and tables make everyday number crunching easier, giving you the step-by-step help you need to complete estimates, meet deadlines, and satisfy new customers. Whether youre an old pro or apprentice...contractor, tradesperson or supplier...whether youre building, repairing, or remodeling...youll find ready answers for: grading and excavating; concrete and other masonry work; septic systems; fluid mechanics; metal framing; engineered beams; fiber optic cabling; estimating software; floor framing and covering; roofing; finishing interiors; heating and cooling; plumbing; electrical; more!
2009 International Plumbing Code Essentials at Your Fingertips
This handy resource delivers quick access to important international plumbing and septic code information. 2009 International Plumbing Code Need To Know explains and interprets the most common International Code Council requirements. Packed with illustrations, this essential tool brings together all the elements you need to design, estimate, and install plumbing systems and equipment. Save time and money, reduce errors, stay in compliance, and increase job site safety using this quick reference.2009 International Plumbing Code Need To Know features: Clear explanations and interpretations of ICC plumbing and septic codeHelpful trade tipsDetailed visual references
Inside this on-the-job guideDefinitions * Administration * General Building Heights and Areas * Fixtures, Faucets, and Fixture Fittings * Water Heaters * Water Supply and Distribution * Sanitary Drainage Systems - Indirect and Special Wastes * Vents * Traps * Storm Drainage * Special Piping and Storage Systems * Recycling Gray Water * Using the Code in the Real World
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. APPLY NEW TIME- AND MONEY-SAVING SOLUTIONS TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PLUMBING PROBLEMS Now updated with the latest plumbing methods, the Second Edition of The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to solve many residential and commercial plumbing problems. From servicing toilets, sinks, and showers to repairing specialty fixtures, this hands-on resource uses numerous photographs, line drawings, and charts to illustrate the easiest, most effective troubleshooting techniques-presenting details on new equipment, materials, and working procedures. Filled with tip boxes, bullet lists, and handy tables to clarify all methods, The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide features: Solutions to all common residential and commercial plumbing problems New to this edition: cutting-edge coverage of sensor flushing devices and water conservation; handicap specifications, materials, and applications; pressure-balanced and temperaturebalanced valves; faucets, valves, and tub wastes; the latest spas and whirlpools; hands-free sensor faucet materials and methods; new ADA rules MAKE QUICK WORK OF EVERYDAY PLUMBING PROBLEMS Understanding the Art of Troubleshooting How Effective Troubleshooting Saves Time and Money Toilets Sinks and Lavs Bathtubs Showers Spas and Whirlpools Bidets Urinals Faucets and Valves Plumbing Appliances Waste-Water Pumps Specialty Fixtures Septic Tank Systems Drainage and Vent Systems
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This series is designed to meet the needs of students and lecturers of the National Certificate Vocational. Features for the student include: Easy-to-understand language; Real-life examples; A key word feature for important subject terms; A dictionary feature for difficult words; A reflect-on-how-you-learn feature to explore personal learning styles; Workplace-oriented activities; and Chapter summaries that are useful for exam revision.
Now in its 8th edition, MATHEMATICS FOR PLUMBERS AND PIPEFITTERS delivers the essential math skills necessary in the plumbing and pipefitting professions. Starting with a thorough math review to ensure a solid foundation, the book progresses into specific on-the-job applications, such as pipe length calculations, sheet metal work, and the builder's level.Broad-based subjects like physics, volume, pressures, and capacities round out your knowledge, while a new chapter on the business of plumbing invites you to consider an exciting entrepreneurial venture. Written by a Master Plumber and experienced vocational educator, MATHEMATICS FOR PLUMBERS AND PIPEFITTERS, 8th Edition includes a multitude of real-world examples, reference tables, and formulas to help you build a rewarding career in the plumbing and pipefitting trade.
The FET College series is designed to meet the needs of students and lecturers of the National Certificate Vocational.
The definitive, easy-to-follow guide to plumbing and heating repairs in your home. An extension of the international bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual, this brand-new edition is packed with user-friendly photos and is fully updated with the latest information about tools, products and regulations. Whether repairing a leaking tap or installing a new shower, Collins Complete Plumbing and Heating is the indispensable tool to help you get the job done well - and keep costs to a minimum. Contents include: * Emergency repairs * Taps, sinks and kitchen appliances * Toilets, baths and showers * Boilers and radiators * Identifying faults and maintenance * Safety tips * Tools for the job
Blending traditional and modern skills, this is a comprehensive and practical guide for all students of woodwork. Subjects covered include tools, doors, windows, floors, roofs, stairs and access.
Build a solid career in carpentry!. .
Get started in a career that has a promising future and is financially rewarding. "Opportunities in Carpentry Careers "provides you with a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of carpentry.. .
This career-boosting book will help you: . Determine the focus that's right for you, from rough carpentry to finish work to any number of specialties . Acquire in-depth knowledge of the building industry . Find out what kind of salary you can expect. Understand the daily routine of your chosen field. Focus your job search using industry resources. . .
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Construction Technology 1: House Construction offers a highly accessible introduction to the key stages of domestic house construction from planning to internal finishes. Its student-friendly layout uses detailed figures, photos and case studies from real-life building sites to aid a practical understanding of construction techniques, providing clear step-by-step guidance in learning the basic principles of low-rise residential construction. This textbook is a vital resource for students in construction, property and architecture, BSc and MSc, including any student taking courses in building surveying, quantity surveying, real estate and construction management, as well as those studying at the HNC/HND level.
The 4th edition of Plumbing continues to provide the definitive single volume text on plumbing, heating and gas installation work, ideal for students working towards their Diploma in plumbing or NVQ/SVQ at levels 2 and 3. Highly illustrated and easy to read and understand, it tackles plumbing topic by topic, in double page spreads with text, full colour illustrations, and clear photographs, enabling the reader to grasp the essentials quickly and easily. This approach ensures it also provides a concise reference for the trained plumber. Special features include: * concise text * many clear, full colour illustrations * around 140 photographs * topics focussed on the needs of NVQ/SVQ levels 2 and 3 * additional topics beyond levels 2 and 3 * a self-assessment section * a problem-solving section This new edition has been thoroughly updated to take account of changes to the Building Regulations, including changes to the following approved documents: Part F: Ventilation; Part G: Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency; Part H: Drainage and waste disposal; Part L: Conservation of fuel and power and Part P: Electrical safety. A significant new section on energy conservation & sustainability has been added, and additional related material introduced where relevant. The extensive coverage with new, full colour illustrations to enhance legibility and understanding, and the emphasis on safety in the work place ensure this remains the definitive single volume for both student and trained plumbers.
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