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Protection of buildings, Including protection from dampness, fire, burglary

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  • Construction Site Securityby Michael Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 85.00

    In order to meet insurance requirements or earn incentives, construction companies must now put a security plan in place for every construction site. This comprehensive resource covers all the essentials of planning, prioritizing, and implementing construction site security. more...

  • Water-Resistant Design and Constructionby William Walker; Dan Felice

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 59.00

    Capitalize on Proven Solutions to the 25 Most Common Water Problems in Buildings_and Avoid Costly Construction Claims! The Illustrated Guide to Water Resistant Design and Construction provides state-of-the-art solutions to prevent the most common water-related problems in buildings. Designed to save you time and money, this expert resource... more...

  • McGraw-Hill's Firefighter Examsby Ronald Spadafora

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00

    PREPARE FOR YOUR FIREFIGHTER'S EXAM WITH A TOP EXPERT AND EDUCATOR -- AND JOIN AMERICA'S BRAVEST! Chief Ronald Spadafora of the New York City Fire Department has created this test prep guide and career handbook to give you the very latest information about firefighter testing and employment. With three decades of experience in the fire service,... more...

  • The Home Security Handbookby D. G. Conway

    How To Books 2008; US$ 17.00

    Offers an approach to assessing home security. This title shows how to: perform a security review on your home; take effective countermeasures suitable for your property and situation - designed to be implemented with the minimum cost and effort; and, reduce the risk of becoming a crime statistic yourself. more...

  • Firefighters Then and Nowby Melissa A. Settle

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2006; US$ 8.99

    Firefighters are community heroes and their job is to help wherever there is trouble. Firefighters must be well trained, wear protective uniforms, and ride on trucks that are equipped to fight fires. Firefighters and the equipment they use today have changed significantly over the years. more...

  • Principles of Fire Risk Assessment in Buildingsby David Yung

    Wiley 2008; US$ 98.50

    This book arrives at just the right time to facilitate understanding of performance-based fire risk assessment in buildings – an integral part of the global shift in policy away from traditional prescriptive codes. Yung, an internationally recognised expert on the subject of fire risk assessment, introduces the basic principles and techniques... more...

  • Fire Behavior of Upholstered Furniture and Mattressesby John Krasny; William Parker; Vytenis Babrauskas

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 150.00

    In the United States alone, deaths due to furniture and bed fires still rank as the top-most category of fire losses. The flammability of upholstered furniture is a major concern of engineers and others across a wide swath of organizations. This book was written to provide its audience with the science and engineering need to better understand the... more...

  • Polyurethane and Fireby F. H. Prager; Helmut Rosteck

    Wiley 2006; US$ 325.00

    A survey of all facets of the fire performance examination and evaluation of flexible and rigid polyurethane foams in the various fields of building construction, furniture and furnishings, transportation and electric appliances. The basic information concerning the relevance of the different test procedures allows realistic requirements to be set,... more...

  • Rescue Menby Charles C. Kenney

    PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 26.00

    An unvarnished family memoir of three generations of Irish-Catholic Boston firemen more...

  • Residentail Burglaryby George F. Rengert; Elizabeth Groff

    Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 36.95

    This updated and expanded new edition continues its unique approach and engrossing exploration of the elements of residential burglary. Presented in five parts, the first is concerned with what is on a burglar’s mind when he or she considers whether to commit a burglary and which house to choose. The second part is concerned with time and the... more...