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is edition of the highly acclaimed text/workbook 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 book. Specifications describing the building components and construction procedures are also included for two of the projects, the Brick-Veneer Residence and the Wendy'sÃÂ® Restaurant.
New content areas include sustainable construction, project delivery systems, construction professionals, building information modeling (BIM), zoning and permitting, fireproofing, green building technology, and LEEDÃÂ® certification. Expanded coverage of construction materials, CSI MasterFormat and building codes compliment the prints. A quantity takeoff chapter provides an introduction to the principles and techniques of printreading for quantity takeoff, which can be used as basis of for a construction estimate.