The latest BRE Good Building Guides include a three-part series on plasterboard (GBG 70), which looks at different types and applications of plasterboard as well as fixing and finishing. GBG 71 is an overview of how to work with local businesses and residents to reduce the impact of construction projects.
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Three new publications from The Concrete Centre are: 'Crosswall Construction', which looks at applications for these precast components; 'School Construction', which summarises design considerations for the use of concrete in schools and presents three recent case studies; and 'Sustainable Concrete', which looks at cement production, life-cycle issues and recycling.
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