Construction Databook by Sidney M. Levy
Construction Materials and Equipment

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A thoroughly revised, all-inclusive compendium, Construction Databook, Second Edition contains hundreds of tables, specifications, charts, and illustrations covering all of the materials and equipment most frequently used at a typical job site. You'll find easy-to-access, practical information on application, selection, dimensions, and installation of all construction components. New details on sustainable materials and energy-saving options are also included. Ideal for both commercial and residential projects, this one-stop resource will help you run any construction job more efficiently and economically.


Soils, site utilities, and sitework equipment Substructures The building envelope Carpentry, framing, drywall, and engineered wood projects Fireproofing and soundproofing Interior finishes--millwork, laminates, paint, and wall coverings Doors and windows Plumbing Mechanical systems and equipment Electrical Useful tables, charts, and formulas

About Sidney M. Levy

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Sidney M. Levy is an independent construction industry consultant in Baltimore, Maryland with more than 40 years of experience in the profession. He is the author of numerous books on construction methods and operations, including "Construction Databook, Design-Build Project Delivery, " and "Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual". Mr. Levy was awarded the British Chartered Institute of Building Silver Medal for "Project Management in Construction, " Third Edition, in the category of Managing Construction.
Published February 12, 2010 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 688 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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