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  • When Nature Moves Inby David Bullock; Jacky Ferneyhough

    National Trust (Enterprises) Ltd 2014; US$ 10.94

    The National Trust is one of the largest conservation charities in the United Kingdom and cares for hundreds of historic buildings. As well as thousands of visitors, plants and animals enter its properties and structures, often seeking shelter or food. Much of this coexistence is harmless, and threatened only by building maintenance or alterations.... more...

  • Building Services, Technology and Designby Roger Greeno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95

    Building Services, Technology and Design provides a concise guide to the installation and design of principal services in domestic and commercial buildings. It covers the level 2 module of The CIOB's Education Framework and is officially sanctioned by the CIOB as the recognised text for that module. The book combines theory, design and application... more...

  • Durability of Concrete Structuresby Sudhir Misra

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    This is a resource for graduate students studying deterioration resulting from reinforcement corrosion, alkali-aggregate reaction, and cyclic freezing and thawing. This book provides information on causes, implications, prevention, and control. It also covers concepts of non-destructive testing and evaluation, including a brief description of the... more...

  • Profiting from Property in a Recessionby Graham Norwood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Written by an experienced property journalist with over twenty years of insider knowledge, this book provides budding property developers and investors with all they need to know to profit from property. The author offers a new twist on buy-to-let and shows how the market for renting to some groups is expanding even in these tough times. Overseas... more...

  • Understanding NEC3: Engineering and Construction Short Contractby Kelvin Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    As usage of the NEC (formerly the New Engineering Contract) family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. This set of contracts, currently in the third edition, is different to others in concept as well as format, so users may well find... more...

  • NRM1 Cost Management Handbookby David P Benge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    The definitive guide to measurement and estimating using NRM1, written by the author of NRM1 The 'RICS New rules of measurement: Order of cost estimating and cost planning of capital building works' (referred to as NRM1) is the cornerstone of good cost management of capital building works projects - enabling more effective and accurate cost advice... more...

  • Electrical Safetyby Martha J. Boss; Gayle Nicoll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    While many safety professionals attempt to use electrical safety codes, they do not understand the basis for the code and thus do not implement the regulations correctly. This is not surprising due to the complex wording of most regulations. This book presents a detailed description of the components of an electrical system, from the beginning power... more...

  • Management for the Construction Industryby Stephen Lavender

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    Management for the Construction Industry introduces the principles of management and applies them to the construction industry. It covers the level 2 module of the CIOB's Education Framework on management and is officially sanctioned by the CIOB as the recognised text for that module. The text builds on the knowledge of basic disciplines, such as... more...

  • R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industryby Keith Hampson; Judy A. Kraatz; Adriana X. Sanchez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in economic growth, and helps develop a more productive and innovative... more...