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  • Homes for a Changing Climateby Will Anderson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 22.00

    Homes for a Changing Climate celebrates the collected wisdom of traditional and contemporary responses to the challenges of climate and illustrates the many ways in which houses can be designed, built, and adapted to cope with these challenges. At the beginning of the 21st century, the world finally woke up to the reality of climate change and began... more...

  • Green Up!by Will Anderson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2007; US$ 8.99

    Green Up! is a compact reference guide to greening your house, from minor improvements such as what paint to use; to major ones, such as how to choose and install solar electric panels. Structured in A-Z format, each entry lists an area for greening your house, and then describes the options available, the pros and cons, costs, risks and problems,... more...

  • Elektro-Installationen planen und kalkulierenby Dieter Müller; Wolfgang Winkler

    Vogel Buchverlag 2006; US$ 30.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Auszubildende, Praktiker, Techniker und Meister können anhand vieler Beispiele die Planungsaufgaben und projektbezogenen Kalkulationen für Elektroinstallationen an überschaubaren Objekten nachvollziehen. Referenzprojekte mit entsprechenden Hinweisen auf einschlägige Gesetze, Normen, Richtlinien, Bestimmungen, Vorschriften und Verordnungen... 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook for Construction Planning and Schedulingby Andrew Baldwin; David Bordoli

    Wiley 2014; US$ 74.50

    The authoritative industry guide on good practice for planning and scheduling in construction This handbook acts as a guide to good practice, a text to accompany learning and a reference document for those needing information on background, best practice, and methods for practical application.  A Handbook for Construction Planning &... more...

  • Praxis der Planungs- und Bauökonomieby Uta Oelsner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 560.00

    Dieser Band lässt den Leser den Planungsbetrieb des Architekten und den Lebenszyklus eines Gebäudes aus bauökonomischem Blickwinkel erfahren und ist in folgende Themenabschnitte gegliedert: A - Die Aufgaben des Architekten und sein Büro B - Der Betrieb von Gebäuden und baulichen Anlagen C - Der Erhalt von Gebäuden und baulichen Anlagen. 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...

  • 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...

  • BIM for Building Owners and Developersby K. Pramod Reddy

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    Use BIM to develop strategies, expedite projects, improve outcomes, and save money. BIM is far more than an "upgrade" to the latest CAD software. It is a process improvement tool that leverages data to analyze and predict outcomes throughout the different phases of the building life cycle. The time for a building owner to get involved with the BIM... more...