This fully revised essential reference takes into account all important aspects of building control, including new legislation up to Spring 2000 with important revisions to parts B, K, M and N. Each chapter explains the approved document. Publication lists and relevant sources of information are also included, together with annexes devoted to legislation relevant to the construction industry, determinations made by the Secretary of State and sample check lists. Building Regulations Explained will be of wide appeal to architects, planners, surveyors, builders, building control professionals (including new non-NHBC approved inspectors), regulators and students.
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Table of Contents
1. The Development of Building Control. 2. Control of Building Work. 3. Application of Building Regulations to Inner London. 4. Relaxation of Building Regulations. 5. Exempt Buildings and Works. 6. Notices and Plans. 7. Approved Inspectors. 8. Work Undertaken by Public Bodies. 9. Materials and Workmanship (approved document to support Reg. 7). 10. Structure (approved document A). 11. Fire Safety (approved document B). 12. Site Preparation and Resistance to Moisture (approved document C). 13. Toxic Substances (approved document D). 14. Resistance to Passage of Sound (approved document E). 15. Ventilation and Condensation (approved document F). 16. Hygiene (approved document G). 17. Drainage and Waste Disposal (approved document H). 18. Heat-Producing Appliances (approved document J). 19. Protection from Falling, Collision and Impact. (approved document K). 20. Conservation of Fuel and Power (approved document L). 21. Access and Facilities for Disabled People (approved document M). 22. Glazing: Safety in Relation to Impact, Opening and Cleaning. (approved document N). 23. Timber: Intermediate Floors for Dwellings (TRADA approved documents). Annexe A: Definitions. Annexe B: Sources of Information and Research. Annexe C: Relevant Legislation. Annexe D: Determinations by the Secretary of State. Annexe E: Checklists. Statutes Mentioned in Text. Index.
Building Regulations Explained by John Stephenson
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