151 ASTM specifications, test methods, and practices address sustainability or aspects of sustainability relative to building, including sustainable design, construction, and operation of buildings. This edition includes all of the ASTM standards referenced by the: • Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers as of January 2010• International Green Construction Code (IgCC) as of the Public Ve
Get the latest 25 ASTM standards on dimension stone design, as well as 10 technical articles from an ASTM special technical publication on the use of dimension stone in building construction.In addition, it provides contractors and manufacturers with vital information on the assessment and rehabilitation of existing dimension stone.Topics cover:Roofing SlateMarble Dimension StoneLimestone Dimens
This new edition provides the latest fencing and fencing-related standards for all aspects of the fencing industry. The 11th edition includes six new standards and twenty-two revised standards since it was last published in 2007.Forty-eight ASTM standards cover:Chain-link and wire fence fabricFence construction and installationFences for playgrounds, sports fields, sports courts, and other recreation fac
Twenty-three peer-reviewed papers provide the latest global information on environmentally sound solutions to the sustainable management and remediation of contaminated sediments.Papers address:Coverage of contaminated sediments by structural features or fixing agentsNeutralization by dredging, treating, and re-deposition of the sediments in placeDredging by off-site encapsulationEncapsulation
Twelve peer-reviewed papers provide the latest information available on building envelope interface. These papers represent original research to reduce water leakage attributed to window installation practices, particularly in residential and light commercial construction.Topics cover:How to detect and observe hidden window leaks using infrared thermographyAssessing the effectiveness of wall-window interface detail
The newest edition of this popular ASTM publication offers the most up-to-date technical tools and guidance to address the complex problems associated with the corrective action process when there is a release of petroleum into the environment. It provides five of the latest ASTM standards to help you comply with federal and state environmental cleanup regulations for petroleum contamination. This new ASTM publication is a valuable asset to ...
Get 32 of the latest ASTM standards for defining the functional requirements and rating the capabilities of a building or facility.Six sections cover:Demand for and supply of serviceability of an office facilityBuilding floor area measurement for facility managementSeismic risk assessment of buildings, and probable maximum lossSingle family attached and detached dwellingsEnergy eval
The only comprehensive resource of its kind, covering both gypsum science and technologyThis new ASTM manual bridges the gap in the literature between academic papers that deal with narrow subjects and applications.Ten comprehensive chapters cover:Gypsum science—background, history, origin, properties, and processesTechnology—manufacturing, types, advantages, installationIt als
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 and Practice discusses design details suitable for preventing moisture problems i
This collection represents the latest contemporary information in the industry and features the principal specifications and test methods most necessary for specifiers, engineers, architects, contractors, builders, testing laboratories, concrete producers, and students.47 ASTM concrete standards in both Spanish and English cover:Ready-mixed concretePortland CementConcrete aggregatesPrestressed
Eighteen peer-reviewed papers address the complex issues of design, construction, maintenance, evaluation, and repair of building exterior wall systems, both old and new.Topics cover:Survey and assessment techniquesEstablishing the integrity of cladding systems and componentsCase studies of system deterioration and remediationServiceability issuesSeismic retrofitEnergy sa
This new and improved edition features 104 ASTM masonry standards compiled from 3 volumes of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. It includes specifications for products such as: mason's lime; concrete building brick; building brick and hollow brick (clay or shale); paving brick; hollow and solid load-bearing concrete masonry units; masonry and portland cement; facing title; mortar and prefabricated masonry panels.It also includes tests for sa
This unique, new resource provides historical and technical foundations in the original uses of natural cement, and disseminates current information on contemporary practices and results of recent research.Over the past 20 years, there has been a growing revival in the use of traditional materials for the restoration and maintenance of historic buildings and structures. The pivotal role of natural cement in 19th and early 20th Century constr
This new ASTM manual provides the latest guidelines for the sensory evaluation professionals who undertake the development of a new facility or remodeling of an existing laboratory.Features:• Extensive listings of sources of materials, facility references, and books• Examples of blueprints, drawings, photos, and videos are linked throughout enabling the user to see what others have done through illustrations from actual la
Updated to address the changes related to EPA All Appropriate Inquiry Rules and the newly revised ASTM Phase I Standard, this new edition has been expanded to include additional explanations, approaches, checklist, and figures. Manual 43 demonstrates how to apply the ASTM Phase I and Phase II ESA standards to typical everyday business decisions in the real estate transfer process. It can also be used a training tool for environmental firms and ...
The latest edition of this best seller features the principal specifications and test methods that are referenced as part of the two ASTM standard specifications for ready-mixed concrete:C 94 Ready-Mixed ConcreteC 685 Concrete Made by Volumetric Batching and Continuous MixingThis collection includes 38 ASTM standards, the Metric Practice Guide of Concrete and Concrete Aggregates, and the Ma