Publisher description for Fundamentals of building construction : methods and materials / by Edward Allen and Joseph Iano.

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Counter Now in its fourth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frames, masonry bearing walls, steel frames, and reinforced concrete, this new edition includes new coverage of green design and energy-efficient construction energies, and is based on the International Building Code(r).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Building, Building materials