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- Springer New York 2012; US$ 39.95
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...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 54.99
Fire Flow Water Consumption in Sprinklered and Unsprinklered Buildings offers a detailed analysis for calculating the fire water demand required in buildings with existing and non-existant sprinkler systems. The installation of automatic sprinkler systems can significantly reduce the amount of water needed during a fire, but it requires water for commissioning,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00
This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...
- Cengage Learning 2009; US$ 94.95
The second installment in a series of useful and resourceful guides, HVACR 201, continues to build upon the basics of the HVACR trade. The result of a joint effort by industry leading Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), PHCC Educational Foundation Plumbing Apprentice & Journeyman Training Committee (PHCC Educational Foundation), and the... more...
- Cengage Learning 2010; US$ 94.95
A continuation of the solid skills development and strong theoretical knowledge established with HVACR 101 and HVACR 201, this third installment in the series guides readers through increasingly advanced concepts in the field. Like the rest of the series, HVACR 301 is backed by the high standards and cutting-edge resources of the Air Conditioning Contractors... more...
- Cengage Learning 2011; US$ 94.95
Hvacr 401: Heat Pumps Sets Itself Apart from Other Books on the Market with Its Emphasis on the Service Technician Perspective, Instead of the Design Engineer Viewpoint. the Book Begins with a Review of the Refrigeration Cycle in Comfort Conditioning, and Gradually Progresses to More In-Depth Topics, Including Electrical Schematics, Maintenance, Geothermal... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 220.00
This year?s book has a strong approximate estimates section, with most measured works items also presented as composite items. Now in its 34th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2015 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 240.00
Now with two additional external works site cost models ? playgrounds and recreation areas, and domestic gardens ? added to the three launched last year: housing and house builder, science and office parks, and civic environments and streetscape models. Now in its 35th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2016 offers the... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 255.00
Strong output demand over the last year has stretched the industry. The issues are being felt by all firms across the delivery chain ? from clients to subcontractors. Capacity constraints almost always manifest themselves in prices. Increased tender prices have become the primary symptom of these supply-side issues. The main driver of new work... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 250.00
Recovery in construction is still on track. Business confidence is increasing ? but still not yet secure. Following the 18% fall in tender prices between 2008 and 2013, price levels are beginning to recover some lost ground, particularly in the residential sector and with London based projects. It is important to make sure tenders are competitive,... more...