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- CRC Press 2012; US$ 54.95
The biggest competitive advantage an organization can achieve comes from the synergies created by employees skilled in enhancing organizational dynamics. The Seven Kata: Toyota Kata, TWI, and Lean Training supplies time-tested tools and advice to help readers adapt to changing conditions and outcompete their rivals. It explains why a mix of the... more...
- Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 179.00
This book is designed to be an inclusive for the best practice approach to building maintenance management, where the processes, procedures and operational systems meet a high standard of professional and academic competence. It offers a different perspective on building maintenance management by presenting the schematic building maintenance value... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This book deals with efficient methodologies aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the building sector. It offers suggestions to improve energy efficiency and includes case studies. more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2012; US$ 179.00
Mitigating climate change is one of the most profound challenges facing humankind. In industrialized countries, the residential housing sector produces roughly one-fourth of the greenhouse gas emissions. One solution to reduce these emissions is the availability of building codes that require high levels of energy efficiency. Given the current scientific... more...
- Springer London 2014; US$ 129.00
This book describes both concepts and development of advanced comfort control systems in buildings, with significant energy saving, and attention to thermal, visual and indoor air quality. The concepts are proven through real tests in a bioclimatic building. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 349.00
Many areas of knowledge converge in the building industry and therefore research in this field necessarily involves an interdisciplinary approach. Effective research requires strong relation between a broad variety of scientific and technological domains and more conventional construction or craft processes, while also considering advanced management... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 99.99
Presenting timber architecture as an integral part of the Slovenian landscape, this book covers some fifty projects, offering descriptions, photographs and plans. Coverage includes residential areas, offices, tourist, educational and industrial buildings. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00
This book surveys converter designs for large electrical machines, and derives methods for calculating machine phenomena, describing how such effects as torque ripple and induced shaft voltages can endanger the mechanical shaft system and bearings. more...
- Springer London 2013; US$ 129.00
This book introduces technical definitions, system boundaries, energy calculation methods and input data for setting primary energy based minimum/cost optimal and nZEB requirements in national energy frames. Offers five case studies of nZEB office buildings. more...
- Springer London 2013; US$ 129.00
Germany is seen as a leader in thermal retrofit policy and practice, but how effective is its approach? A Critical Appraisal of Germany's Thermal Retrofit Policy examines this policy in context and assesses its effectiveness. It finds that technical constraints and the costs of retrofitting reduce the rate of progress, while planning underestimates... more...