The Investigation of Buildings

The Investigation of Buildings

From $56.00 $0.00 /
Only 2 in stock
Available for pickup
In stock at 873 US-1, Woolwich, ME 04579 · Usually ready in 24 hours

In stock at 873 US-1, Woolwich, ME 04579

The Investigation of Buildings

Available for pickup

873 US-1, Woolwich, ME 04579

Usually ready in 24 hours

873 U.S. 1
Woolwich ME 04579
United States


By Donald Friedman
W.W. Norton & Co., 2000
Hard cover, 6.25" x 9", 176 pages

Learn from an experienced investigator why buildings should be inspected, what to look for, how to do it, when you need to hire an expert, and how to udnerstand the findings once a survey has been carried out. The scope includes ordinary wood-frame houses and small commercial structures as well as larger buildings.

This invaluable guide explains the principles of investigation and shows how to:
  • Identify building types and mechanical systems
  • Determine their condition
  • Document the investigation through field work and other research
  • Decide whether probing or other testing is needed
A helpful checklist of items for investigators to consider is also provided.

The Investigation of Buildings is an essential reference for buidling professionals, from architects and engineers to owners, managers, and individuals planning to purchase, repair, or renovate a building.

You may also like