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  • 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...

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Assessing Ageby Philip Santo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Bathroom Remodeling For Dummiesby Gene Hamilton; Katie Hamilton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 15.99

    We're a nation of countless bathrooms that are on the brink of being torn apart, redesigned, and remodeled. Bathrooms are big! They've gone from being a convenience to a luxury. Welcome to Bathroom Remodeling For Dummies , where you'll discover how to transform your bathroom from blah to beautiful and inefficient to well-designed. Remodeling a bathroom... more...

  • Building with Cobby Adam Weismann; Katy Bryce

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2006; US$ 28.00

    With detailed illustrations and photos, this manual features step-by-step instructions for creating cob structures. Information on natural finishes is provided, including lime plasters, renders and washes, homemade clay and casein paints, and earthen plasters. It details how to construct a cob building that complies with modern building standards,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...