building control Books

  • Lead Hazard Evaluation and Control in Buildings

    This comprehensive ASTM manual provides detailed guidance for developing and implementing a lead hazard management program. It follows the outline described in ASTM E 2052-99 Standard Guide for Identification and Management of Lead Hazards in Facilities. 17 chapters cover the following fundamentals: • Setting up and administering a lead ...

  • Moisture Analysis and Condensation Control in Building Envelopes

    This unique new manual provides an introduction to moisture analysis in buildings and examines the necessary technical background for conducting moisture analysis as an integral part of building design.. For the building practitioner without a deep knowledge in hygrothermal analysis, it offers a basic understanding of the mechanisms involved in ...

  • Papers on Building Constructions

    Twelve papers cover such topics as laminated wood beams, testing of large diaphragms, screw holding of western woods, strength of wood poles, sheer tests of light gauge steel buildings, and termite ...

  • Moisture Control In Buildings: The Key Factor In Mold Prevention—2nd Edition

    Twenty-eight comprehensive chapters focus on the major issues involved in the process of moisture resistive construction. This one-of-a-kind publication provides the latest and most important information relating to moisture problems in buildings.Three new chapters have been added to make this the ultimate publication on moisture control:Details ...

  • Moisture Control in Buildings: The Key Factor in Mold Prevention: 2nd Edition

    Twenty-eight comprehensive chapters focus on the major issues involved in the process of moisture resistive construction. This one-of-a-kind publication provides the latest and most important information relating to moisture problems in buildings. Three new chapters have been added to make this the ultimate publication on moisture control: • ...

  • The Use of Glass in Buildings

    The broad focus of this comprehensive, new publication is the quality, design, use, and performance of architectural glass. Sixteen peer-reviewed papers cover:Quality Issues--addresses the problems associated with the use of ASTM C1036 for field inspections of glass; the interrelationship between building codes and glass standards; on-line quality ...

  • Strengthening national food control systems. Guidelines to access capacity building needs (En)

    FAO has developed these Guidelines, in collaboration with WHO, to assist countries to identify their capacity building needs in the core components of a national food control system. The guidelines include five modules to assess the needs in: i) food control management; ii) food legislation; iii) food inspection; iv) official food control ...

  • Strengthening national food control systems. A quick guide to assess capacity building needs (En)

    Effective national food control systems are essential for food security, public health, consumer protection and international trade. However, in many countries, food control systems are unable to ensure an adequate supply of safe food for domestic consumers or to meet international sanitary and phytosanitary requirements for food exports. Capacity ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E72 - E2110

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E72 - E2110

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Modeling and Control of Hydrosystems

    Since antiquity, humanity has used engineering techniques to manage the transport and distribution of its most important resource – fresh water. Population growth and climate change are making the good management of water resources ever more essential and this book focuses on advanced methods for the control of water flow in open-channel ...

  • Moisture Control in Buildings: The Key Factor in Mold Prevention: 2nd Edition + ASTM Standards Related to Manual 18 -- A Companion CD

    Moisture Control in Buildings: The Key Factor in Mold Prevention: 2nd Edition and ASTM Standards Related to Manual 18 - A Companion CD**Please note: This is NOT Manual 18 in CD-ROM format. This is a companion to Manual 18. Get both for only ...

  • HVAC and Building Systems Reference Library CD

    With more than 1800 pages of text, graphics, charts and illustrations, the HVAC and Building Systems Reference Library CD provides an economical training, research, and reference resource for today´s HVAC and facility professional. Addressing everything from HVAC system basics and efficient operation to a broad spectrum of control-related topics ...

  • Building Seals and Sealants; Fire Standards; Dimension Stone

    Specifications, tests, and practices detail the property requirements for caulking and glazing compounds; structural, emulsion, hot-applied, and solvent-release sealants; lock-strip gaskets; aerosol foam sealants; pipe gaskets; sealing tapes; and other building sealants. Also featured are standards on how to measure sealant properties.It includes ...

  • Building Seals and Sealants; Fire Standards; Dimension Stone

    Specifications, tests, and practices detail the property requirements for caulking and glazing compounds; structural, emulsion, hot-applied, and solvent-release sealants; lock-strip gaskets; aerosol foam sealants; pipe gaskets; sealing tapes; and other building sealants. Also featured are standards on how to measure sealant properties.It includes ...

  • Building Seals and Sealants; Fire Standards; Dimension Stone

    Specifications, tests, and practices detail the property requirements for caulking and glazing compounds; structural, emulsion, hot-applied, and solvent-release sealants; lock-strip gaskets; aerosol foam sealants; pipe gaskets; sealing tapes; and other building sealants. Also featured are standards on how to measure sealant properties.It includes ...

  • Building Vulnerability Assessments: Industrial Hygiene and Engineering Concepts

    All too often the assessment of structural vulnerability is thought of only in terms of security upgrades, guards, and entrance barriers. However, in order to fully ensure that a building is secure, the process of design and construction must also be considered. Building Vulnerability Assessments: Industrial Hygiene and Engineering Concepts ...

  • Building Seals and Sealants; Fire Standards; Dimension Stone

    Specifications, tests, and practices detail the property requirements for caulking and glazing compounds; structural, emulsion, hot-applied, and solvent-release sealants; lock-strip gaskets; aerosol foam sealants; pipe gaskets; sealing tapes; and other building sealants. Also featured are standards on how to measure sealant properties.It includes ...

  • Building Seals and Sealants; Fire Standards; Dimension Stone

    Specifications, tests, and practices detail the property requirements for caulking and glazing compounds; structural, emulsion, hot-applied, and solvent-release sealants; lock-strip gaskets; aerosol foam sealants; pipe gaskets; sealing tapes; and other building sealants. Also featured are standards on how to measure sealant properties. It includes ...

  • Building Seals and Sealants; Fire Standards; Dimension Stone

    Specifications, tests, and practices detail the property requirements for caulking and glazing compounds; structural, emulsion, hot-applied, and solvent-release sealants; lock-strip gaskets; aerosol foam sealants; pipe gaskets; sealing tapes; and other building sealants. Also featured are standards on how to measure sealant properties. It includes ...

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