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Published by Masonry Institute of America in Los Angeles, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fireplaces -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Chimneys -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesMasonry fireplace and chimney handbook, Fireplace and chimney handbook
StatementJames E. Amrhein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH7425 .A47 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1131530M
ISBN 100940116294
LC Control Number94078032
OCLC/WorldCa33950702

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Over page handbook that includes energy and code requirements, design, specifications and construction for residential masonry fireplaces. A must have for any masonry contractor designer. From inside the book. Residential fireplace and chimney handbook: Design, specifications, construction, code requirements [Amrhein, James E] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Residential fireplace and chimney handbook: Design, specifications, construction, code requirementsAuthor: James E Amrhein. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Spine title: Fireplace and chimney handbook. Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm. This publication was developed to simplify and clarify the requirements, design, and construction of residential fireplaces and chimneys for use by architects, designers, engineers, building officials, construction inspectors, masons, and masonry contractors. ( pp. b&w illus.).

One of the MIA’s key pieces of educational literature: the Masonry Fireplace and Chimney Handbook Second Edition () and the Masonry Fireplace and Chimney Handbook Third Edition (). The handbook discusses the components of fireplaces that homeowners, designers, and construction professionals need to know. to the hearth or y fireplaces are site built and offer the unique ability for infinite variability and individual expression. Two specific designs are detailed in this guide, the Standard Fireplace and the Rumford Fireplace. The Standard fireplace (see p. ) has a short firebox with the back wall leaning forward. Masonry Fireplace and Chimney Handbook, 3rd Edition Handbook includes building codes and energy requirements, design, specifications and construction data for residential masonry fireplaces. Also included is a section on masonry heaters. A well constructed masonry fireplace adds several elements of interest to the home. Providing for not only a source of warmth, masonry fireplaces add character, charm and value. As a result, housing industry studies have shown that masonry fireplaces are among the top preferences of File Size: KB.

Masonry Fireplace and Chimney Handbook 3rd Edition An 8 x 11 page handbook includes building codes and energy requirements, design, specifications and construction data for residential masonry fireplaces. I consider this book the best basic book for a chimney repair or installation professional. Even though this book is about masonry fireplaces, anyone who wishes to understand first principles and important building codes, will find this book useful. Prefabricated fireplaces still wok the same way, after all/5. Technical Notes 19 - Residential Fireplace Design January Abstract: This Technical Notes covers the components, design and dimensions of residential wood-burning fireplaces. The recommendations are limited to single-face fireplaces. Concepts for increased energy efficiency as a supplemental heating unit are also addressed. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Masonry--masonry, fireplace 4"--Cover. Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm.