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Maintaining and repairing old and historic buildings

Author: John J Cullinane
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2012.
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The book includes background, rationale for treatment, annotated standards and guidelines for the treatment of historic buildings, building systems, and materials. It includes information on energy conservation, and meeting LEED as well as ADA requirements. Including a companion CD featuring more than 400 how-to field guidelines individually printable for various treatment applications, this book provides  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cullinane, John J., 1942-
Maintaining and repairing old and historic buildings
Hoboken : Wiley, 2012
(DLC) 2012004080
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John J Cullinane
ISBN: 9781118332788 1118332784 9781118330036 111833003X 9781118334461 1118334469 6613977446 9786613977441 047076757X 9780470767573 9781283664943 1283664941
OCLC Number: 777002311
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction v Chapter 1 The Approach to Historic Buildings, Building Systems, and Historic Materials 1 What Is Historic and Why 2 Building Systems 5 Windows and Doors 24 Lead-Based Paint 34 Materials 36 Chapter 2 What You Need to Know 45 Is the Building Historic, and Why? 45 Functional Aesthetic 60 What Is a Contributing Element of the Building, and Why Is It important to Know? 63 What Are the Treatment Approaches? 83 How to Develop and Undertake a Treatment Plan 84 Developing the Plan 86 Treatment Principles 87 How to Identify Sources of Failure and Corrective Actions 91 How to Maintain Old and Historic Buildings 100 Chapter 3 T he Standards, Guidelines, and Other Guidance Material 111 Preservation 115 Restoration 115 Reconstruction 117 Rehabilitation 120 Applying the Standards for Rehabilitation 120 Guidelines for the Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings 196 Preservation Briefs 199 "How To" 202 Chapter 4 Meeting Treatment Goals While Conserving Energy 209 Measuring the Energy Efficiency of Historic Properties 212 "Embodied Energy" 212 Preservation and Reuse of Old Buildings Maximizes Energy Conservation 213 Integrating Sustainable Design into Treatment Decisions 214 How to Conserve Energy in a Historic Building 216 Chapter 5 Making Old and Historic Buildings Accessible 219 Compliance with the 2010 Standards 220 Disability = Handicap 223 Fire Safety in an Old Building 237 2010 Standards Checklist 239 Index 245
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