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- Springer New York 2013; US$ 45.45
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...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 255.00
UK construction shows its underlying strength. Tender prices have risen strongly since last year?s book was compiled -- increasing by around 8%, and at an annualised rate of close to 10% in the last half year. Spon?s Architects? and Builders? Price Book 2017, compiled by AECOM, still provides the most accurate, detailed and professionally relevant... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 240.00
A general upgrade, with good external works site cost models, strong on composite items and more measured works. Now in its 36th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2017 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 285.00
Tender prices performed strongly again in 2016, with a provisional rate increase of 10.3% versus a year earlier. SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2017 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 255.00
?An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works.? ? Cost Engineer ?riding with the UK construction industry. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2017 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available,... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95
Waste Materials in Construction contains papers from the first international conference on the environmental implications of construction with waste materials held in Maastricht in November, 1991. The three key themes of the conference are technical options for the application of waste materials in products for the construction industry, the resulting... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95
The concept of Sustainable Development, implicating the protection of soil and groundwater, the limitation of waste production and the re-use of soild waste materials is still the leading theme of WASCON '94. Although it is clearly recognized in most countries that products derived from solid waste materials can be applied as construction materials,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 263.27
The first book on sick building syndrome to focus on libraries and public buildings, this volume examines the impact of interior environments on people?s health, evaluates the effect this has on their performance, and includes ideas on how to improve design. more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 31.08
Lösemittel, Geruch, Schimmel, Formaldehyd und Elektrosmog ? das Leben in geschlossenen Räumen wird gesundheitlich immer bedenklicher. Durch steigende Dämmstandards werden Gebäude dichter ausgeführt und es kommt häufig zu problematischen Schadstoffkonzentrationen. Aufgrund steigender Bewusstseinsbildung durch die Medien fordern Verbraucher und Investoren... more...