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Residential Housing & Interiors - Textbook

The prefect reference guide for those working in the housing industry!

Residential Housing & Interiors - Textbook

Price: $107.95

Product Code: 9781590703045

ISBN: 9781590703045


Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox

Residential Housing & Interiors is a comprehensive textbook that offers students a wealth of invaluable information on planning, decorating, building and landscaping a home. This textbook also offers insight into working in the housing industry, and is also ideally suited as an expanded teaching guide. The textbook also comes with a companion CD that includes more teaching aides and beneficial software. 589 pp.


  • Chapters 21, 23, and 30 cover the practical aspects of choosing suitable housing.
  • The Instructor’s Resource CD includes the entire contents of the Instructor’s Resource Portfolio plus the ExamView Test Generator Software all on one CD.
  • The PowerPoint Presentations examine each chapter of the text, featuring the key points of each chapter illustrated with many photos and line art.

Table of Contents:

  • Fundamentals of Housing
  • Evaluating Floor Plans
  • Living Areas
  • Sleeping Areas
  • Service Areas
  • Design
  • Color
  • Wood, Masonry, and Concrete
  • Metals, Glass, Ceramics, and Plastics
  • Textiles
  • Furniture Styles
  • Furniture Construction and Selection
  • Walls
  • Floors
  • Ceilings and Roofs
  • Windows and Doors
  • Stairs and Halls
  • Lighting
  • Electrical and Plumbing Systems
  • Climate Control, Fireplaces, and Stoves
  • Information, Security, and Home Automation
  • Energy and Water Conservation
  • Designing for Health and Safety
  • Exterior Design
  • Landscaping
  • Remodeling
  • Presenting Housing Ideas
  • Computer Applications
  • Careers in Housing
  • Keeping a Job and Advancing in a Career

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