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List of building materials

Building materials used in the construction industry to create Buildings and structures.

These categories of materials and products are used by American architects and construction project managers to specify the materials and methods used for Building projects.

Catalogs distributed by architectural product suppliers are typically organized into these groups.

Material (articles) refer to: Category
Compressed earth block Mud brick rammed earth Appropriate technology
Concrete Concrete
Conveying systems

Vertical transportation devices
Composites Composite materials
Thermal protection Thermal protection
Moisture protection Moisture protection
Doors

Doors
Electrical systems and equipment Electrical systems
Finishes

Finishes

Fire suppression equipment Fire Suppression
Furnishings Furniture
HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioning) HVAC
Masonry, mortar (masonry), grout

Masonry

Metals

Metals
"Openings" include Doors & Windows see above
Plastics Plastics
Plumbing fixtures and equipment Plumbing
Building safety Building safety
Security systems Security systems
Specialties Architectural specialties
Telecommunications equipment Telecommunications
Wood, carpentry

Wood woodworking
see also: List of woods
Windows

Windows

See also

The Construction Specifications Institute maintains the following industry standards:

  • MasterFormat -- 50 standard divisions of building materials (2004 edition)
  • 16 Divisions -- Original 16 divisions of building materials hammer

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