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  • Prevention of Premature Staining in New Buildingsby Phil Parnham

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 157.95

    The appearance of ugly staining early in a buildings life, ruins an otherwise pleasing appearance, tarnishes the image of the owners and gives rise to costly refurbishment works. In this book Phil Parnham raises a number of questions that should be considered whenever a new building is being designed or built. These are: * why has staining become... more...

  • Evaluation of Fire Safetyby D. Rasbash; G. Ramachandran; B. Kandola; J. Watts; M. Law

    Wiley 2004; US$ 182.00 US$ 157.73

    Fire safety is a major concern in many industries, particularly as there have been significant increases in recent years in the quantities of hazardous materials in process, storage or transport. Plants are becoming larger and are often situated in or close to densely populated areas, and the hazards are continually highlighted with incidents such... more...

  • Carpet Monsters and Killer Sporesby Nicholas P. Money

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    Molds are everywhere: we inhale their microscopic spores from birth to death. But when an investigation in Ohio revealed that babies suffering from a serious lung illness had been exposed to a toxic black mold in their homes, millions of Americans became nervous about patches of mold in their own basements and bathrooms. Before long, lawsuits were... more...

  • Understanding Lightning and Lightning Protectionby Tibor Horváth

    Wiley 2006; US$ 105.99 US$ 91.86

    The advent of complex intelligent structures and low-voltage electronic installations within buildings requires increasingly sophisticated lightning protections techniques. As a multimedia book, Understanding Lightning and Lightning Protection is a unique, interactive self-teaching tool that provides an in-depth understanding of lightning protection.... more...

  • The Art and Science of Lightning Protectionby Martin A. Uman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A practical text on lightning protection for meteorologists, atmospheric scientists, architects, engineers, and fire-safety experts. more...

  • Construction Waterproofing Handbookby Michael Kubal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 107.00 US$ 93.63

    The Latest Waterproofing Techniques and Technology Fully updated to include new techniques for mold remediation, Construction Waterproofing Handbook simplifies the critical task of keeping a building's envelope watertight. It begins with a tutorial on basic waterproofing concepts and materials, then moves on to the particulars of designing and... more...

  • Dow's Fire and Explosion Index Hazard Classification Guideby American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

    Wiley 2010; US$ 91.95 US$ 79.69

    This popular safety best-seller is designed to help the user quantify the expected damage of potential fire and explosion incidents in realistic terms, identify the equipment likely to contribute to the creation or escalation of an incident, and communicate the fire and explosion risk potential to management. Based on Dow's Fire and Explosion Risk... more...

  • Firefighter Exam For Dummiesby Stacy L. Bell; Lindsay Rock; Tracey Biscontini

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    The fast and easy way to score your best on the Firefighter Exam In addition to physical tests of strength, agility, and coordination, firefighters must also pass a difficult written test that requires serious preparation to fare well, and many applicants fail to succeed. Firefighter Exam For Dummies gives you a complete review of the most commonly... more...

  • CliffsNotes Firefighter Exam Cram Planby Inc. Northeast Editing

    Wiley 2012; US$ 16.99 US$ 11.89

    Get a plan to ace the exam—no matter how much time you have left Includes a diagnostic test to help you pinpoint where you need the most help Includes a two-month, one-month, and one-week cram plan Full-length practice exam with complete answer explanations more...

  • The Damp Houseby Jonathan Hetreed

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    Dampness can become an enemy when it invades our interior space, when it persists, when it spreads and damages our domestic fittings, finishes and furnishings, when it encourages the growth of moulds that threaten our health, and when it stimulates the spread of fungus and decay in the structure of our houses. A major industry has developed with specialist... more...