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

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  • Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systemsby Terry Kennedy; John Traister

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 62.00

    Part I: The Security Systems Business. Chapter 1: A Business Built on Contracts. Chapter 2: Estimating the Installation of Security Systems. Chapter 3: Managing a Security Systems Business. Chapter 4: Profit Centers--Service, Maintenance, and Ancillary Cash Flow. Part II: The Field. Chapter 5: Basic Security System Considerations. Chapter... more...

  • Opportunities in Fire Protection Services Careersby Ronny Coleman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 19.95

    More than 100 "opportunities" for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . covers a range of professions, from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field... more...

  • Introduction to Fire Safety Managementby Martin Muckett; Andrew Furness

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 74.95

    Andrew Furness and Martin Muckett give an introduction to all areas of fire safety management, including the legal framework, causes and prevention of fire and explosions, fire protection measures, fire risk assessment, and fire investigation. Fire safety is not treated as an isolated area but linked into an effective health and safety management... more...

  • Perimeter Securityby Michael Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 79.95

    DEFEND STRUCTURES AND THEIR CONTENTS WITH THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO BUILDING PERIMETER SECURITY Perimeter security has taken on a new level of importance since 9/11. But until this comprehensive guide from security expert Michael J. Arata, Jr., there was no single place to turn for complete coverage of the protection of buildings from external... more...

  • Construction Site Securityby Michael Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 88.00

    SAFEGUARD CONSTRUCTION SITES WITH THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE Security authority Michael J. Arata, Jr., provides the tools needed to make construction sites more safe and secure on every front. Construction Site Security makes all varieties of building site security easier and more bulletproof. This comprehensive guide offers detailed,... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 61.00

    Illustrations Tables Abbreviations Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Changes Over Time Chapter 2. Water Instrusion and Mold Chapter 3. Predesign Chapter 4. Building Envelope Design Chapter 5. Bidding and Preconstruction Chapter 6. Construction Index more...

  • McGraw-Hill's Firefighter Examsby Ronald Spadafora

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00

    Part I: Being and Becoming a Firefighter Chapter 1. Being a Firefighter Chapter 2. Becoming a Firefighter Part II: Preparing for the Oral Interview and Psychological and Physical Ability Tests Chapter 3. Preparing for the Oral Interview Chapter 4. The Psychological Test Chapter 5. Preparing for the Physical Ability Test Part III: Review... more...

  • Modern Protective Structuresby Theodor Krauthammer

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 188.95

    INTRODUCTION General Background Protective Planning and Design Philosophy Protection Methodology, Threat, and Risk Assessment From Threat and Hazard Environment to Load Definition Technical Resources and Blast Mitigation Capabilities Analysis Requirements and Capabilities Protective Technology: Current State and Future Needs Summary EXPLOSIVE DEVICES... 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...