This extensively revised fourth edition has been updated to treat new developments in the industry and respond to environmental and energy conservation concerns. The book's objective is to provide, in a single volume, a compendium of the best of current building design and construction. New to this edition:
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You can build on this foundation
Whether construction is your livelihood or you're just planning a home addition, you need to know the latest about materials, methods, and more. From locating the structure on the site to installing roof shingles, this book helps you make responsible decisions about every stage of building construction. Fully updated with information about available resources, new materials, and recent code changes, it helps you build cost-effective, energy-efficient structures with confidence.
Eugene Leger has published countless magazine articles and papers, and has critiqued and reviewed numerous books relating to the construction industry. He has a wide range of experience, having served as a code enforcement officer, and built the famous superinsulated Leger House in the 1970s.
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Book Description Audel, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0025178822