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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95
In the field of industrial ventilation and air quality, a lack of adequate analysis for aerodynamic processes, as well as a shortage of properly equipped computer facilities, has forced specialists to rely on an empirical approach to find answers in the past. Commonly based on crude models, practical data, or countertypes, the answers often offered... more...
- Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Design-build is a powerful project delivery approach. But how to actuate such power and deliver the design-build promise? This is what this book is all about. It provides the reader with cutting-edge knowledge, know-how, techniques, trade secrets, and best practices to deliver design-build projects in a safe and controlled manner. It covers the entire... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00
This book demonstrates the principles of facade construction. Guidelines are suggested for good detailing. The installation procedures are described for the most common materials ? glass, wood, steel, concrete, and aluminum. Numerous drawings made specially for the book explain the principles of the individual types of facade which are then illustrated... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00
An illustrated guide to healthy, sustainable, and high-performing design methodologies "A great deal of expertise, hands-on experience, and thorough research has gone into the preparation of Annette Stelmack's book. In this era, managing complex issues for healthier, greener, safer, and more resilient communities more effectively... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50
Value management evaluates alternative construction materials and systems with a view to saving money without impacting on building performance or the construction programme. It has become a well established tool in the construction industry, having been endorsed in a range of government sponsored reports. In the current economic climate, clients... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Do you know what to do if you think someone is in your house? What if an unmarked car is trying to pull you over on a dark and lonely? Author Lynne Finch takes a comprehensive look at ways to improve your family?s immediate safety and methods for protecting them in the future. Finch covers a wide range of topics from temporary ways renters can make... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 19.95
Author Charles McRaven knows log houses from the inside out, and from the outside in. He restored his first log house in 1946, at the age of eleven. Since then he has built and restored hewn-log houses all over the United States, and he is considered the nation?s foremost authority on the topic. In The Classic Log-Hewn House, McRaven covers everything... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95
An essential and short guide for employees who need to know more about health and safety within the construction industry without wanting to spend hours reading dozens of different documents. Whether it?s for use alongside a training course or simply to brush up on your knowledge, it?s perfect for equipping you with the principles of health and safety... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00
What is the best way to achieve sustainable energy savings in buildings? The mainstream construction industry has been saying for decades: it?s insulation. Today there is a growing movement among architects who claim that, by contrast, it isintelligent design thatprovides the best energetic results. This book describes the history, theory and facts... more...