Printreading for Residential and Light Commercial Construction presents information applicable to the carpentry, electrical, mechanical, and general building trades, and provides authentic printreading experiences using contemporary prints. Single and multifamily dwellings, plus mixed-use and light commercial project plans are covered in the textbook. Specifications describing the building components and construction procedures are also included for two of the projects, the Brick-Veneer Residence and the Wendy's® Restaurant.
This edition of the highly acclaimed text/workbook includes content covering sustainable construction, project delivery systems, construction professionals, building information modeling (BIM), zoning and permitting, fireproofing, green building technology, and LEED® certification. Expanded coverage of construction materials, CSI MasterFormat™, and building codes complement the prints. A quantity takeoff chapter provides an introduction to the principles and techniques of printreading for quantity takeoff and can be used as a basis for a construction estimate.
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