Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors 3rd Edition

Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors 3rd Edition

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Expanding on the breadth and depth of the previous editions, this Third Edition boasts revised and updated materials including discussions on the environmental impact of textiles, nanotechnology, and the role of the interior designer in selecting textiles for residential and commercial interiors. If you are serious about textiles and the built environment, this Third Edition is the one source to survey every aspect of textiles for residential and commercial interiors from fiber to manufacturer to its application to upholstered furniture, windows, walls, and floor coverings.New to this Edition:-- Provides all the technical information, aesthetic fundamentals, and practical knowledge to select textiles for every type of residential and commercial interior-- New information on embodied energy, indoor air quality, MSDS, environmentally responsible maintenance, LEED-- New and updated information on agencies regulating product selection, organization establishing model-building codes-- Updated ASTM and AATCC Test Methods for evaluating physical performance properties and examining color consistency and retention-- More than 400 new full-color photographs of residential and commercial, equipment, testing methods-- Updated appendices include selected fiber trade names, international system of Units - SI/Metric, Prefixes Used with SI Metric, Customary Units of Measurement, Customary Inch-Pound Measure and Equivalent SI Units, Selected Inch-Pounds SI Metric Conversion Factors-- Glossary, Bibliography, Scientific Organizations, Government Agencies, Trade Associations-- Instructor's Guide includes course outlines, projects, assignments, and suggestions for field trips and guest speakersThe focus of these model codes ranges from plumbing to mechanical features to fire safety. ... goal of the ICC is to develop a single coordinated set of national codes that address all aspects of building construction including site development.

Title:Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors 3rd Edition
Author:Amy Wilbanks, Nancy Oxford, Dana Miller, Sharon Coleman
Publisher:A&C Black - 2009-10-29


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