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"Building a house takes a lot more than concrete, wood, and glass. Discover the scientific principles used in every aspect of home construction from the foundation to the rafters"
Building construction. Basic site development
Call Number: STACKS: TH375 .B85 2000 Video disc
Doug R. Ullrich explains the step-by-step processes involved in developing land for a home or business. Topics discussed include pre-construction practices, such as preparing public roads, providing for drainage, leveling the site and installing utility lines; various stages of residential construction: pouring the slab, framing, roofing, completing the walls, bricking the outside and landscaping; and developmental issues, such as zoning classifications, urban sprawl and land usage.
Insulation (Modern Marvels)
Call Number: STACKS: TH1715 .I57 2006 Video disc
Discusses the properties, usages, manufacture, chemical constitution, history and types of insulation and research that has been done on it.