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Residential Construction: Home

Guide to resources in the construction field.

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Dewey Numbers

620—Engineering

621—Applied physics

690—Buildings

691—Building materials

692—Auxiliary construction practices

693—Construction in specific types of materials and for specific purposes

694—Wood construction/carpentry

695—Roof covering

696—Utilities

697—Heating, ventilating, air-conditioning engineering

698—Detail finishing

712—Landscape design

720—Architecture

728—Residential and related buildings

Welcome!

Welcome to the Mack Library guide for Residential Construction! Topics covered include textbooks for building trades, managing a construction project, estimating, complying with building codes, and interpreting contracts. This guide is not a comprehensive list of books on residential construction; consult the Dewey Decimal numbers and subject headings for more books. If you have any questions or comments about this guide you can contact me directly via email or in my office.

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Subject Headings

Subject headings are suggested terms to use when searching the library catalog. Search for them by “subject,” not by “keyword.”

Besides the subject terms listed below, search the catalog for specific philosophers, schools of philosophy, and philosophical concepts.

Architectural Design
Architectural Details
Architectural Drawing
Architecture
Architecture—And Energy Conservation
Architecture—And Older People
Architecture—Domestic
Architecture—Domestic—United States
Architecture—Domestic—United States—Designs and Plans
Architecture—Domestic—United States—Exhibitions
Building
Building—Additions
Building—Cost Control
Building—Details
Building—Details—Drawings
Building—Estimates
Building—Inspection
Building—Laws
Building—Materials
Building—Materials—Environmental Aspects
Building—Materials—Industry
Building - Methods
Building—Sites
Building—Superintendence
Buildings—Airtightness
Buildings—Energy Conservation
Buildings—Environmental Engineering
Buildings—Fires and Fire Prevention
Buildings—Heating and Ventilation
Buildings—Power Supply
Buildings—Remodeling
Buildings—Repair and Reconstruction
Buildings—Specifications
Buildings—Specifications—United States
Building Trades
Building Trades—Management
Carpenters
Construction
Construction—Contracts
Construction—Contracts—United States
Construction Industry
Construction Industry—Management