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Good Building Guides - Complete Set (AP 285) OUT OF PRINT

Good Building Guides - Complete Set (AP 285) OUT OF PRINT

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BRE Good Building Guides tell you how to achieve good quality building. Drawing mainly on BRE site experience and research they provide clear technical advice and solutions.
Covering a range of subjects from roofing to offsite construction, the full set of available Good Building Guides - worth over £650 individually - is just £150.

Collated in a ring binder for ease of use, this set gives a library of information to any construction professional.

Good Building Guides are backed by the Department of Trade and Industry under the Partners in Innovation scheme.


Achieving airtightness: Part 1: General principles GG67/1 (SCANNED COPY)

Achieving airtightness: Part 1: Practical guidance on techniques: floors, walls and roofs GG67/2 (SCANNED COPY)

Achieving airtightness: Part 3: Practical guidance on techniques: windows and doors, sealing methods and materials GG67/3

Assessing external rendering for replacement or repair GG23

Basement construction and waterproofing: Part 1: Site investigation and preparation GG72/1

Basement construction and waterproofing: Part 2: Construction, safety, insulation and services GG72/2

Below-ground drainage systems GG78

Bracing trussed rafter roofs GG8 (SCANNED COPY)

Building a new felted flat roof GG36 (SCANNED COPY)

Building brickwork or blockwork retaining walls GG27 (SCANNED COPY)

Building damp-free cavity walls GG33

Building in winter GG34

Building masonry with lime-based bedding mortars GG66 (SCANNED COPY)

Building on brownfield sites: Part 1. Identifying the hazards. GG59/1 (SCANNED COPY)

Building on brownfield sites: Part 2. Reducing the risks. GG59/2 (SCANNED COPY)

Building reinforced, diaphragm and wide plan freestanding walls GG19 (SCANNED COPY)

Building simple plan brick or blockwork freestanding walls GG14 (SCANNED COPY)

Building without cold spots GG35

Buildings and radon GG25

Carbon monoxide detectors GG30

Choosing external rendering GG18 (SCANNED COPY)

Climate change GG63

Connecting walls and floors - 2 part set GG29

Construction and demolition waste: 2 part set GG57 (SCANNED COPY)

Construction site communication: 2 part set GG54

Disposing of rainwater GG38 (SCANNED COPY)

Domestic chimneys for solid fuel - flue design and installation GG46

Domestic floors - 5 part set GG28 (SCANNED COPY)

Erecting, fixing and strapping trussed rafter roofs GG16

Foundations for low-rise building extensions GG53 (SCANNED COPY)

Freestanding brick walls - repairs to copings and cappings GG17

Gravity drainage systems for buildings GG76

Habitability guidelines for existing housing GG9

Installing domestic automatic door controls GG48

Installing domestic automatic window controls GG49

Installing smart home digital networks GG77

Installing thermal insulation: Part 1: Good site practice GG68/1 (SCANNED COPY)

Installing thermal insulation: Part 2: Good site practice GG68/2 (SCANNED COPY)

Installing wall ties GG41 (SCANNED COPY)

Insulated external cladding systems GG31

Insulated profiled metal roofs GG43 (SCANNED COPY)

Insulating ground Floors GG45

Insulating masonry cavity Walls - 2 PART SET GG44 (SCANNED COPY)

Insulating roofs at rafter level: sarking insulation GG37

Insulating solid masonry walls GG50

Joist hangers GG21

Level external thresholds GG47

Lighting: Part 1. General principles GG61/1 (SCANNED COPY)

Lighting: Part 2. Domestic and exterior GG61/2 (SCANNED COPY)

Lighting: Part 3. Non-domestic GG61/3 (SCANNED COPY)

Loft conversion: Part 1: Structural considerations GG69/1

Loft conversion: Part 2: Safety, insulation and services GG69/2

Maintaining exterior wood finishes GG22

Minimising noise from domestic fan systems GG26

Offsite construction: an introduction GG56 (SCANNED COPY)

Outline guide to assessment of traditional housing for rehabilitation GG6

Plasterboard: Part 1: Types and their applications GG70/1

Plasterboard: Part 2: Fixing and finishing non-separating walls and floors GG70/2

Plasterboard: Part 3: Fixing and finishing separating compartmenting walls and floors GG70/3

Plastering and internal rendering: Part 1: Design and specification GG65/1 (SCANNED COPY)

Plastering and internal rendering: Part 2: Workmanship GG65/2

Protecting pipes from freezing GG40

Providing temporary support during work on openings in external walls GG15 (SCANNED COPY)

Provision of sanitary appliances and their space requirements GG79

Radon protection for new domestic extensions and conservatories with solid concrete ground floors GG73

Radon protection for new dwellings: Avoiding problems and getting it right! GG74

Radon protection for new large buildings GG75

Reed beds 2 part set GG42 (SCANNED COPY)

Removing internal loadbearing walls in older dwellings GG20 (SCANNED COPY)

Repairing external rendering GG24 (SCANNED COPY)

Repairing or replacing lintels GG1 (SCANNED COPY)

Replacing failed plaster GG7 (SCANNED COPY)

Retro-installation of bed joint reinforcement in masonry

Simple Foundations for low-rise Housing. 3 part set GG39 (SCANNED COPY)

Site-cut pitched timber roofs: design. 2 part set. GG52

Supplementary guidance for assessment of timber-framed houses: part 1. Examination GG11

Supplementary guidance for assessment of timber-framed houses: part 2. Interpretation GG12

Surveying brick or blockwork freestanding walls GG13 (SCANNED COPY)

Surveying masonry chimneys for repair or rebuilding GG2 (SCANNED COPY)

Temporary support for openings in external walls: assessing load GG10 (SCANNED COPY)

The Quality Mark Scheme GG55

Thin layer mortar masonry GG58

Tiling and slating pitched roofs: Design criteria, underlays and battens GG64/1

Tiling and slating pitched roofs: natural and manmade slates GG64/3

Tiling and slating pitched roofs: plain and profiled clay and concrete tiles GG64/2

Timber frame construction: an introduction GG60 (SCANNED COPY)

Ventilated and unventilated cold pitched roofs GG51

Ventilating thatched roofs GG32

Water services for domestic properties GG80

Working with local businesses and residents GG71

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