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BUILD SMARTER WITH ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS
Item #9781572180741
$39.00
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Author: Leon A. Frechette
Publisher: Craftsman Publishers, 1999
Soft Cover, 9.0"x8.0", 333 pages

This book is for construction professionals who want a clear understanding of alternative materials and how using them can enhance their projects, both residential and commercial. It covers the materials -- including their strengths and any limitations -- as well as installation tips and manhour estimates.

here you'll find the true facts, not the hype, about a variety of alternative materials. These are quality components that can help you deliver a better overall product -- something your customers will enjoy and benefit from long after you leave their projects.

All of the products covered here have been used or well-researched by the author and represent a cross section of available products. Build Smarter with Alternative Materials covers materials used in each phase of a project, in order -- from the foundation to the ridge peak.
Changes to ASHRAE Ventilation Standard
Isaac Asimov wrote "Science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom." We have seen this play out countless times in residential construction: double pane windows with seals that failed within a few years creating 'obscurred glass', vapor barriers installed on the wrong side of the wall ... READ MORE