Together the books provide essential reading for all students aspiring to management, technologist and professional qualifications.
They should be read alongside the current local building regulations and national standards, and where possible supplemented by direct experience in the workplace.
It was his initiative and enthusiasm that encouraged me to pursue this work.
No book can succeed without a good publisher, and Pearson Education have fulfilled that role with their supportive editorial and production team.
In particular, Pauline Gillett has been a constant source of direction and help throughout the preparation of the manuscript.
Roger Greeno Guildford 2006 We are grateful to the Building Research Establishment and The Stationery Office Ltd for permission to reproduce material from the BRE Digests and various Acts, Regulations and Statutory Instruments.
Additional material discusses the new developments and concepts of contemporary practice.
The two new volumes are complementary, as many of the topics introduced in Construction Technology are further developed here.
The material has since been continuously updated through numerous reprints and full second editions in 1987.
The books have gained a worldwide readership, and their success – and their impact on construction education – is a tribute to Roy Chudley’s experience in further and higher education and his talents as a skilled technologist, illustrator and writer.