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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7673-7
... how buildings and infrastructure systems should perform in order to meet those priorities. When the anticipated performance of these systems for hazards is determined, gaps between desired performance and anticipated performance present opportunities to improve resilience. The National Institute...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2014
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7617-1
... The ASTM E06.81 Building Economics Subcommittee developed 26 standards that can assist in key project areas. Almost every action throughout the life of a project has cost and risk consequences. This paper provides an overview of how ASTM standards are used to promote more cost-effective...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2014
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7617-1
... workshop focused on a review of the site and building design efficiency, architectural and engineering systems effectiveness, sustainability, and life-cycle performance, and risks associated with the schedule and constructability. The VM team identified over 300 ideas for value enhancement. buildings...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3417-1
... extreme exposure windows buildings durability CMU adhesives Florida Reprinted from JAI, Vol. 6, No. 5 doi:10.1520/JAI101271 Available online at www.astm.org/JAI James D. Katsaros1 and Charles G. Carll2 Extreme Exposure Fenestration Installations The Florida Challenge ABSTRACT: Current standards...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3410-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3410-2
... with modified-asphalt based adhesives and three with butyl based adhesives, onto several common building substrates and installed at a range of temperatures, including moist and dusty conditions. What is found is that the butyl based adhesive systems have a broader window of installation surface conditions...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3480-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3480-5
... adhesion over a wide temperature range, and — compatibility to vinyl (a common window material). Choosing the correct window flashing product is an important decision when it comes to keeping moisture out of wall systems over the life span of a home. The results of this study will help the building...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3457-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3457-7
... Following up on ASTM MNL 18, Moisture Control in Buildings , ASTM Committees C16 and E06 now co-sponsor ASTM MNL 40, Moisture Analysis in Buildings . MNL 40 expands the chapters on Modeling and on Design Tools and adds to the chapters on Weather Data and Materials Data of MNL 18, published...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2616-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2616-9
... a round robin laboratory study and as actual dust samples taken from buildings with asbestos fireproofing. The analysis followed the draft ASTM dust method that was in use at that time. Like most ASTM methods, the development of the D-5755-95 method involved a series of draft methods, each differing...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2043-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2043-3
... Environmental hazards in buildings can be found in the air, on exposed surfaces, or hidden in roofs, walls, and systems. They can exist in buildings in solid, liquid, and gaseous states. A sound methodology for investigating the presence of environmental hazards in buildings should include...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2044-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2044-0
... Resealing of joints in a typical building structure needs to take place a number of times within the life-time of the building. The resealing process is more difficult than sealing joints for the first time and among the most significant difficulties are the removal of old sealant...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2037-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2037-2
... alternatives). But those aspects have not stopped it from creating a very distinctive and high-quality image through clearly defined building categories: One and two-floor houses, low-rise apartment buildings, high-rise apartment and office buildings, churches, sport and social clubs, educational...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
.... preservation rehabilitation standards building technology buildings evaluation Pierre-Antoine Gatier I and Bonita J. Mueller 2 Heritage Conservation: From Traditional to Contemporary Heritage Using One Analytical Method REFERENCE: Gatier, P.-A. and Mueller, B. J., "Heritage Conservation: From...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... of the discipline of conservation and, as a result, becomes a prescriptive model by which all standards of the discipline should be set. conservation standards strategic framework preservation rehabilitation building technology buildings evaluation John P. van Gigch, t Jan Rosvall, 2 and Bosse...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... architecture conservation training historic fabric historic finishes historic materials historic preservation preservation architect preservation rehabilitation standards building technology buildings evaluation Stephen J. Farneth I and D a v i d P. Wessel 1 The Roles of an Architectural...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... structures, conservation engineers have been able to save numerous historic buildings that would have otherwise been condemned by engineering consultants. Case studies are presented where engineering expertise was required to address specific issues of structural stability. In each example...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... in the area of building preservation and technology. historic preservation preservation training professional standards preservation certification preservation education preservation rehabilitation standards building technology buildings evaluation David G. Woodcock I Professional...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Committee on Structural Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation of Buildings prepares standards in three areas; structural condition assessment, assessment of the building envelope, and assessment of buildings for seismic considerations. The first...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... This article presents an energy model that differentiates the functional aspects of building assessment from the aesthetic or elemental assessment of a building. It also presents a generalized approach to intervention and, thus, prioritization of recommendations for remediation...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
.... The database has provided quick access to important information such as roofing and chimney failures and losses of building features. The Foundation's database offers the opportunity for future expansion. Its experience with Hugo has helped set forth new standards for damage recordation after a natural...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... Cast iron columns were used extensively in building construction in the United States beginning in the early 1800s and continuing until about the year 1900, when cast iron was supplanted by structural steel. Many structures from this era still exist and are presently being restored or renovated...