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- 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... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 74.50
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... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 53.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
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...
- J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2013; US$ 229.00
More than 140 ready-to-use safety talks on regulatory and non-regulatory issues. Each toolbox talk includes overview, handout page, and sign-off sheet to help document training. Ideal for on-the-spot training, refresher courses, or pre-shift overviews. Several key safety topics are covered: Confined spaces, Hazard communication, Fall protection, Personal... more...
- Pocket Books 2002; US$ 16.95
Mrs. Fixit says "It's just that simple!" Clueless about caulking your bathtub or replacing a phone jack? Think fixing a leaky faucet or hanging a window valance are jobs for the experts only? Let Mrs. Fixit give you the tools to tackle hundreds of home repairs on your own. On every page of this easy-to-use household companion, television's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1995; US$ 149.95
This simple-to-use, practical guide to altering or extending property is invaluable to all those who are trying to ensure that the processes involved are carried out efficiently and cost-effectively. For those working or planning to work in the construction industry, it will remind them of the pitfalls of local requirements, building control and planning. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1991; US$ 310.00
There is an increasing number of buildings that require informed decisions to be made about their continued safety and serviceability. Although social and economic issues are often all-important influences, the technical issues nevertheless need to be addressed objectively, efficiently and reliably. The aim of this book is to bring together those techniques... more...