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  • Refurbishment and upgrading of buildings, 2nd edition

  • David Highfield and Christopher Gorse

  • Spon press
  • May 2009
  • 978-0-415-44123-0
  • Hardback Book
  • 272
  • £80.00 (zero VAT)
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A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes:
Existing floor and wall strengthening.
Facade retention.
Introduction of new floors.
Timber decay problems.
Fire-resistance.
Prevention of moisture and damp.
Upgrading thermal and acoustic performance.

This new edition has been fully updated to include new technological information, and covers new areas such as stonework restoration and repair, upgrading of c1960 framed buildings, refurbishment logistics and case-studies.
A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: Existing floor and wall strengthening. Facade retention. Introduction of new floors. Timber decay problems. Fire-resistance. Prevention of moisture and damp. ...
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