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  • 2012 Uniform Plumbing Codeby IAPMO

    IAPMO 2012; US$ 68.00

    The 2012 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC©) represents the most current approaches in the plumbing field. more...

  • DIY For Dummies, UK Editionby Jeff Howell

    Wiley 2010; US$ 40.00

    This hands-on guide will help you prepare for and manage simple home repairs and improvements. Jeff Howell (the Sunday Telegraph 's DIY columnist) and a host of other experts guide you through the trials and tribulations of DIY, helping you to carry out a range of projects - from fixing a leaky tap to hanging wallpaper - safely, cheaply and with minimum... more...

  • Green Building Certification Systemsby Thilo Ebert; Gerd Hauser; Natalie Eßig

    DETAIL 2011; US$ 79.50

    Certification systems for buildings aim to make sustainability transparent for the general public and economically feasible for investors. Several hundred systems have been developed since around 1990. more...

  • Strategic Management in Constructionby David Langford; Steven Male

    Wiley 2008; US$ 95.00

    This book reviews the general theory of strategy, relates it to the particular circumstances of the construction industry, and shows how it can be applied in practice. It brings together ideas from economics, marketing, management, business and politics to develop strategic management for both contractors' firms and the associated professions. Substantial... more...

  • The Construction of Housesby Duncan Marshall; Derek Worthing

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of modern construction and services. In addition most chapters contain information on earlier construction... more...

  • Construction Quality Managementby Paul Watson; Tim Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Written in line with the ISO 9001:2008 standard, this textbook provides a comprehensive evaluation of quality management systems and tools. Their effectiveness in achieving construction project objectives is explored, as well as applications in corporate performance enhancement for business types across the built environment. Self test questions and case... more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Sandy Halliday

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development and a primary driver of improving quality of life for all. For designers, clients and project managers this means we have to create healthy buildings and places which support communities, enhance biodiversity and contribute... more...

  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Second Editionby Robert Day

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 125.00

    The latest methods for designing seismically sound structures Fully updated for the 2012 International Building Code, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Handbook , Second Edition discusses basic earthquake principles, common earthquake effects, and typical structural damage caused by seismic shaking. Earthquake computations for conditions... more...

  • Green Building Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching; Ian M. Shapiro

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95

    Francis D.K. Ching brings his signature graphic style to the topic of sustainable design In the tradition of the classic Building Construction Illustrated , Francis D.K. Ching and Ian M. Shapiro offer a graphical presentation to the theory, practices, and complexities of sustainable design using an approach that proceeds methodically. From the... more...

  • Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildingsby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50

    Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines. The third edition of Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings expands and deepens... more...