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Conserving buildings

guide to techniques and materials

by Martin E. Weaver

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Technique,
  • Building materials

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesConserving buildings : a manual of techniques and materials.
    StatementMartin E. Weaver ; with F. G. Matero.
    ContributionsMatero, F. G.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19030977M
    ISBN 100471509442
    LC Control Number91048263
    OCLC/WorldCa36464051

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    The high energy costs adversely affect all sectors of the economy and a determined effort to reduce the energy consumption and costs is, therefore, we need energy conservation and an energy efficient system in our homes as well as industrial and commercial sectors. Energy is one of the major inputs for the industry and is the mainstay of the economic development of the . This timely volume brings together fourteen case studies that address the challenges of conserving the twentieth century’s most ubiquitous building material—concrete. This is the first title in a new series aimed at sharing best practices in the conservation of modern heritage.

    Upgrade the Energy and Environmental Performance of Existing Buildings. This GreenSource guide explains how to transform existing buildings into more energy-efficient, resource-conserving green buildings. The book provides a clear process that guides you, step-by-step, through each phase of moving building operations and maintenance toward the goal of a green-certified . Book Description. This book provides the first study of approaches to appraising and conserving mainstream architecture of the twentieth century - commercial buildings, industrial buildings and housing. Architects, surveyors and conservationists are now appreciating the extent of .


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The book combines practical information onthe characteristics, composition, and deterioration of buildingmaterials with detailed coverage of state-of-the-art conservationmethods, fully updated.

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