House building manual
House Building Manual 7th Edition
Building a house is a complex and skilled job. There are, in one unit, a great variety of details and materials put together by many different trades.
HomeBond first produced its House Building Manual in 1993 and people involved in the house building industry will be aware of the extent to which it has been consulted. The 7th edition of the House Building Manual has now been published and goes right through all the building work from foundations to chimney pot. This manual is an essential reference for those who are designing houses, for the builder in the office and for the foreman and craftsman on site.
This edition has been updated to reflect recent revisions to the regulations, guidance and standards including changes and updates to Technical Guidance Document A- Structure, Technical Guidance Document F – Ventilation, Technical Guidance Document G – Hygiene, Technical Guidance Document H – Drainage and Waste Water Disposal, Technical Guidance Document L - Conservation of Fuel and Energy (Dwellings) and Technical Guidance Document M – Access and Use. The 7th edition of the manual has 536 pages, with over 1000 drawings and charts, and over 200 colour photographs that detail the construction phase of a house including:
• Site Investigation
• Ground and Foundations
• Ground Floor Slab
• DPC & DPM
• First floor & Stairs
• Roof Construction
• Second fix work
• Timber Frame Construction
• Ventilation and Condensation
• Fire Safety
• Conservation of Fuel and Energy
• Access and Use
• Entrance steps to Duplex Dwellings
• Building Energy Rating
• Air Leakage
• Acceptable Construction Details
The 7th Edition of the House Building Manual is now available and costs €80 (Exc. €10 Postage and Packing). You can purchase in Easons or direct from HomeBond by contacting HomeBond at 1850 306 300. Please click here for order form.