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

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  • En la estacion de bomberos (At the Fire Station)by Dianne Irving

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99

    Firefighters fight fires using fire engines that carry water to spray onto a fire. Fire engines have become more advanced over time. First there were carts pulled by horses, and now there are motorized vehicles which can carry tons of water to a fire. Fire hydrants help firefighters get more water to put out fires. Firefighters wear special clothes... 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...

  • Antifreeze Solutions in Home Fire Sprinkler Systemsby Inc. Code Consultants

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 40.35

    Antifreeze Solutions in Home Fire Sprinkler Systems examines the usage of antifreeze solutions in residential sprinklers, and analyzes their effectiveness in controlling a fire condition and aiding in containment. The book also investigates the possibility of a large-scale ignition occurring from solutions of varying mixtures, and proposes the optimal... more...

  • Fundamentals of mold growth in indoor environments and strategies for healthy livingby Olaf C.G. Adan; Robert A. Samson

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 108.95

    This book covers the fundamentals of indoor mold growth and discusses how to tackle growth in existing buildings as well as in future energy efficient buildings. Coverage spans disciplines, from physics and material science to microbiology and health sciences. more...

  • Bauwerksabdichtung in der Altbausanierungby Jürgen Weber; Ulrich Kühne; Stefan Hemmann; Volker Hafkesbrink; Uwe Wild; Clemens Hecht; Ulrich Steinert

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 51.90

    Das Buch stellt die umfangreichen Möglichkeiten nachträglicher Abdichtungen im erdberührten Bereich vor. Ziel ist die Darstellung der wichtigsten Technologien und verwendbaren Materialien. Das Autorenteam beschreibt die Wirkprinzipien einzelner Verfahren ebenso wie die Höhe und Art von Risiken gewählter Abdichtungsweisen. Die 3. Auflage wurde vollständig... more...

  • Gleichstellung im Feuerwehrwesenby Ilona Horwath

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 40.58

    In den letzten Jahrzehnten sind Frauen sukzessive in vormals rein männerdominierte Berufsbereiche eingetreten. Eine solche Männerdomäne stellt auch das Feuerwehrwesen dar: Während Freiwillige Feuerwehren zum Teil regen Zulauf von Frauen und Mädchen verzeichnen, sind höhere Funktionen und berufliche Positionen im Feuerwehrwesen noch weitgehend männlich... more...

  • 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...

  • Industrial Fire Protection Handbook, Second Editionby R. Craig Schroll

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95

    Fundamentally, fire prevention and control refer to systems and practices that increase a facility's ability to avoid fires, limit the development and spread of fires, and rapidly and effectively control fires. Changing safety codes and regulations along with recent technological advances have rendered the first edition of this popular handbook somewhat... 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...