Whether you are a carpenter, HVAC installer, electrician or general contractor, you must be able to understand construction drawings. An ability to efficiently locate information in different parts of a drawing, and effectively cross-reference information between drawings, can mean the difference between a successful construction project or one plagued by costly mistakes and delays. Understanding Construction Drawings for Housing and Small Buildings is the first Canadian textbook designed to help students learn to read the drawings that are used to communicate information about buildings.Care must also be taken to ensure that the copper tubing does not come into contact with dissimilar metals, which can cause deterioration of the system through electrolysis. Also, with the high cost of copper, on-site theft is an increasing problem. As a result new ... Soldered copper tubing supplying a hose bib on the outside with a shut-off valve located in basement ceiling. ... The metal plates provide protection from nails and screws that may be used to fasten drywall and other finishes.
|Title||:||Understanding Construction Drawings for Housing and Small Buildings|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-03-14|