The latest information on construction materials and equipmentThis is a thorough revision of the all-inclusive compendium of construction materials and equipment. Construction Databook, Second Edition contains material specifications, installation instructions, and answers to construction professionals' day-to-day questions about products and product usage. You will benefit from easy-to-access information on application, selection, and dimensions of materials and equipment for sub-structures, superstructures, building envelopes, and Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) components. New details on sustainable construction materials and energy-saving components is included. This book will save you time in narrowing down the options when decisions must be made quickly.