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

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  • Make It Right: Attics and Basementsby Mike Holmes

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 19.99

    Anyone who has planned a renovation project knows that there are many, often difficult, decisions to make along the way. As Canada?s most trusted contractor, Mike has seen the good, the bad and the ugly. He provides expert advice in all aspects of planning and completing the most common renovation projects so homeowners will know what?s possible:... more...

  • Green Energy Audit of Buildingsby Giuliano Dall?O?

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Energy audits have multiple goals including reducing energy consumption, managing costs and environmental impact. Improving the energy performance of existing buildings through energy retrofit measures is a great opportunity for developing sustainability in our structures and developing a green building economy. Green Energy Audit of Buildings considers... more...

  • Cost Management of Construction Projectsby Donald Towey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 70.00

    The cost manager/quantity surveyor plays a pivotal role in the financial and contract management of construction projects, although the exact nature of the service they provide depends on the project employer’s terms of engagement. This can mean acting as consultant in a range of roles including cost and advisory services for budget setting... more...

  • Building with Cobby Adam Weisman; Katy Bryce

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2006; US$ 30.63

    Building with Cob shows how to apply this ancient technique in a wide variety of contemporary situations, covering everything from design and siting, mixing, building walls, fireplaces, ovens and floors, lime and other natural finishes, and gaining planning permission and building regulation approval. more...

  • Estimating and Cost Planning Using the New Rules of Measurementby Sean D. C. Ostrowski

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    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. Estimating and cost planning using the New Rules of Measurement offers comprehensive guidance on all the technical... more...

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Assessing Ageby Philip Santo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Identifying the age of a property is a fundamental step in understanding its form of construction and in being prepared to differentiate between the characteristic defects of that age of property and defects which are more unusual and may warrant particular care in investigation and assessment. This second edition of Inspections and Reports on Dwellings:... more...

  • Shelters, Shacks, and Shantiesby D. C. Beard

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95

    Nineteenth-century building advice that is eminently practical in the twenty-first century. 330 b/w illustrations more...

  • How to Build Your Dream Cabin in the Woodsby J. Wayne Fears

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95

    Here is the ultimate resource for finally turning your dream into reality. With photos, blueprints, and diagrams, Fears thoroughly covers the process of constructing the cabin you?ve always wanted. From buying land, construction materials, deciding on lighting, the water system, and on-site constructions?such as shooting ranges, an outhouse, or an... more...

  • The Hunting and Fishing Camp Builder's Guideby Monte Burch

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    There cannot be a hunter and angler who has not, at some time or other, daydreamed about building his or her own camp. Hunting & Fishing Camp Builder?s Guide provides the concepts, plans, and know-how to turn a daydream into a reality. Monte Burch applies decades of how-to skills to describe the ?ins and outs? of design and construction. From the... more...

  • Project Controlby Wayne J. Del Pico

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00

    The key to successful project control is the fusing of cost to schedule whereby the management of one helps to manage the other. Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction explores the reasons behind and the methodologies for proper planning, monitoring, and controlling both project costs and schedule. Filling a current void... more...