Control of the External Environment of Buildings

Control of the External Environment of Buildings

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This volume contains selected papers delivered at several conferences held in Singapore dealing with the control of the external environment. The topics discussed are generally applicable to warm humid climates, and are intended to introduce the reader to the various problems of building design for the climatic conditions of the tropical regions. Illustrations and photographs are included.But at least, before any actual repair work is done, a record of the defects should be examined to establish whether the problem is the result of inadequate specification and ... Painting Painting of external walls is regularly undertaken for most buildings in Singapore. This is due ... Peeling, blistering, chalking, dust accumulation and pin- holes are as some of the common problems found on these coatings.

Title:Control of the External Environment of Buildings
Author:Bill B. P. Lim
Publisher:NUS Press - 1988


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