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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$ 60.00

    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...

  • Kitchen & Bath Residential Construction and Systemsby NKBA

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • House Inspectorby Duncan Marshall; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Essential reading for trainees and general practice surveyors, maintenance inspectors, housing managers, estate agents, planners, and even private purchasers and investors. This book will improve your knowledge and understanding of potential problems and provide a simple framework for a competent building inspection. more...

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

    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...

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

    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. This book is a must have for all those students and practitioners who... more...

  • J. J. Keller's Construction Toolbox Talksby J. J. Keller

    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...

  • Kitchen & Bath Design Presentationby Margaret Krohn; NKBA

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    Kitchen & Bath Design Presentation describes the most common project documents and their preparation methods. Featuring color illustrations and clear information, this guide to explaining designing visions fully complies with the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Graphics and Presentation Standards. Bridging the gap between designers,... more...

  • Mrs. Fixit Easy Home Repairby Terri McGraw

    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...