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Building Regulations Explained: 1995 Revision

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ISBN13: 9780419196907
ISBN: 0419196900
Published: June 1995
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This new edition of Building Regulations Explained incorporates the latest amendments to the regulations which came into effect during 1995. It starts with the development of building control and then describes procedural aspects before dealing with all 14 approved documents in detail, showing their relevance and method of operation, with the help of numerous tables and diagrams. A number of appendices give much helpful information and useful sources. From the reviews of the 3rd and 4th editions. ""Building Regulations Explained ... is more than a guide in the usual sense, it sets the Regulations in context"" - AJ Focus ""This is a very useful reference book ... which will find a place on my bookshelf."" - Harry Hosker, Architects Journal ""This is a must for every Technical Library or builder's bookshelf, and will be of immense value to architects, surveyors and others in interpreting and applying these complex regulations."" - Geoff Hatton, ASI Journal

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Contents:
The development of building control. Control of building work. Application to building regulations to inner London. Relaxation of building regulations. Exempt buildings and works. Notices and plans. Approved inspectors. Work undertaken by public bodies. Materials and workmanship (approved document to support Reg 7). Structure (approved document A). Fire safety (approved document B). Site preparation and resistance to moisture (approved document C). Toxic substances (approved document D). Resistance to passage of sound (approved document E). Ventilation and condensation (approved document F). Hygiene (approved document G). Drainage and waste disposal (approved document H). Heat-producing appliances (approved document J). Stairs, ramps and guards (approved document K). Conservation of fuel and power (approved document L). Access and facilities for disabled people (approved document M). Glazing: materials and protection (approved document N). 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.