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Buildings: Construction with reference to use, Including public buildings, dwellings

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  • Measurement using the New Rules of Measurementby Sean D. C. Ostrowski

    Wiley 2013; US$ 62.00

    The RICS New Rules of Measurement mean that the construction industry now has a way of allowing a more consistent approach to the measurement and estimating of buildings from the start of a project, right through until the end, and beyond. Measurement using the New Rules of Measurement offers comprehensive guidance on all the technical competencies... more...

  • Not Your Mother's Book . . . On Home Improvementby Pamela Frost; Dahlynn McKowen; Ken McKowen

    Publishing Syndicate LLC 2013; US$ 8.99

    Each title in the Not Your Mother's Book series contains approximately 60 real-life stories dedicated to a unique theme, drawn from the passion and experience of dozens of writers in a whimsical and entertaining mix of irreverence and humor. Founded by former coauthors and editors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, this similarly styled anthology... more...

  • Kitchen & Bath Residential Construction and Systemsby NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This revised edition of Residential Construction and Kitchen & Bath Systems combines the thorough guides to typical North American building systems for homes for the kitchen and bath industry into one comprehensive, expanded volume, completely updated and revised throughout. Learning to "read a house" is an essential skill for anyone in the kitchen... more...

  • Managing Risk in Construction Projectsby Nigel J. Smith; Tony Merna; Paul Jobling

    Wiley 2013; US$ 78.00

    Investment in any new project invariably carries risk but the construction industry is subject to more risk and uncertainty than perhaps any other industry.   This guide for construction managers, project managers and quantity surveyors as well as for students shows how the risk management process improves decision-making. Managing Risk in Construction... more...

  • Construction Project Safetyby John Schaufelberger; Ken-Yu Lin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This introduction to construction safety for construction management personnel takes a project-based approach to present potential hazards in construction and their mitigation or prevention. After introducing Accident Prevention Programs and OSHA compliance requirements, the book integrates safety instruction into the building process by following... more...

  • Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveyingby Sandra Lee; William Trench; Andrew Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 57.00

    The measurement of building elements is a core subject for quantity surveying students. Responding to the recently published second volume of the New Rules of Measurement (NRM2) by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the 12th edition of Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying explains, from first principles and to NRM2 standards, the measurement... more...

  • House Inspectorby Duncan Marshall; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book is a concise and comprehensive guide to building defects and building inspection. Whether, as a practitioner you are employed in buying, selling, managing or maintaining houses or whether, or as a layperson, you are buying a property to invest or live in, this book will help you make sound decisions and avoid costly mistakes. Written by... more...

  • Understanding Housing Defectsby Duncan Marshall; Derek Worthing; Roger Heath; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings. For this new edition, many of the chapters have been substantially updated and new photographs have been added. There are four new chapters covering: How defects are defined... more...

  • Kitchen & Bath Design Presentationby Margaret Krohn; NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    The leading text on design communication, updated and expanded Kitchen and Bath Design Presentation is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to preparing clear and accurate project documents and plans. This updated second edition has been expanded to include more information on hand drafting, specifications, and project presentation,... more...

  • About the House with Henri de Marneby Henri de Marne

    Upper Access, Inc. 2014; US$ 9.95

    Henri de Marne is one of America's most trusted experts on home repair, maintenance, and improvement. His nationally syndicated newspaper column (First Aid for the Ailing House) has been a staple in newspapers for over 36 years, and his blog is reaching a rapidly expanding audience.De Marne's trade paper book continues to be a steady seller,... more...