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Water in Buildings An Architect's Guide to Moisture and Mold

ISBN-10: 0471468509

ISBN-13: 9780471468509

Edition: 2005

Authors: William B. Rose

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A reference for building professionals, this book presents information on how water behaves in buildings and building materials, & how this behaviour can be anticipated & managed in a building design.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/7/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

WILLIAM B. ROSE is a Research Architect at the Building Research Council at the University of Illinois. His research, which focuses on moisture and its effects on buildings, is used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other agencies. He serves as a consultant to museums and historic buildings on moisture problems, including Independence Hall, Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, and Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest. He has instructed hundreds of architects on the power of water through the American Institute of Architect's continuing education series, Water in Buildings.

Preface
Introduction
Building Science
Water
Water and Building Materials
Roofs and Facades
Soils and Foundations
Walls
Attics
Mechanical Systems
Rot and Mold
ASHRAE Coefficients
Unit Conversions
References
Index