Alternative Framing Materials In Residential Construction

作者: DIANE Publishing Company
出版社: DIANE Publishing
关键词: construction, residential, materials, framing, alternative
页数: 132
ISBN-10: 078811588X
ISBN-13: 9780788115882


Presents 3 alternative technologies for conventional residential construction: foam-core structural sandwich panels, light-gauge metal framing, and welded-wire sandwich panels. The feasibility, quality, and costs associated with each method are evaluated. By evaluating the design and construction of homes with alternative materials, this report will stimulate builders to investigate building materials options more thoroughly. Background chapter discusses the use and costs of lumber in residential construction. Directory section. 75 tables and photos.