Daily Archives: November 27, 2015
Download ebook "Grand Designs" Handbook : The Blueprint for Building Your Dream Home – Kevin McCloud
TV's architecture and design guru Kevin McCloud shares his passion and expertise in this brilliant guide to designing and building your own home, illustrated with the most memorable houses from the award-winning Channel 4 series. The book goes way beyond the confines of the usual TV tie-in. Over the 8 years that Grand Designs has […]
Download ebook How to Defend Your Family and Home : Outsmart an Invader, Secure Your Home, Prevent a Burglary and Protect Your Loved Ones from Any Threat – Dave YoungRead More
Developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research Lead contributor: Dr. Annie Pearce, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Tech Now featuring a comprehensive vocabulary list, this updated new module brings together the expertise of industry and higher education in defining a topic of growing international importance: green building. Geared to entry-level craft workers […]
Download ebook Wood and Wood Joints : Building Traditions of Europe, Japan and China – Klaus Zwerger, Valerio Olgiati
Wood and Wood Joints puts today's world in touch with the diverse know-how of Western and Eastern cultures about the creative use of this distinctive material. A holistic perspective generates an appreciation of building with wood that will inform professionals, give building specialists a new sense of an almost vanished world, and simply fascinate the […]
Download ebook Seismic Design and Practice into the Next Century : Proceedings of the 6th Seced Conference, Oxford, 26-27 March 1998 – Edmund Booth
The papers, from 18 countries in Europe and elsewhere, contain discussions of quite radical innovations in material technology, design philosophy, experimental techniques and analytical approaches that will affect seismic design practice into the next century. Papers are organised into 9 sections: Ground motion and seismic hazard studies; Seismic design of foundations; Seismic design of steel, […]
Download ebook Managing People in the HVAC/R Industry /Howard J. McKew – Howard J McKew, Joanna TurpinRead More
This book is based on the study that was carried out to get information about the soil stabilization and modern developments used in bitumen usage. The basic aim was to provide a comprehensive literature on different techniques of soil stabilization and modern advancements in Bitumen usage. In this view detailed methods for soil stabilization are […]
This eighth edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation, and even more design calculations have been added. In addition, topics such as: alternative sources of natural energy, solar, ground source, heat pumps, renewable energy sources, geothermal […]
Download ebook Cast Test Prep : Study Guide and Practice Questions for the Construction and Skilled Trades Exam – Cast Exam Prep Team
When it comes to the CAST (Construction & Skilled Trades Exam), you want to be prepared, and you will be with our book that makes studying fun and easy! You don t want to waste time – and money! – taking your CAST (Construction & Skilled Trades Exam) exam twice…or more. You want to accelerate […]
A collection of 20 articles from "Homebuilding" magazine on choosing and applying all kinds of roofing materials, including asphalt, slate, tile and metal. It offers field-tested application techniques and presents a variety of roofing choices."
Spon's A & B provides comprehensive coverage of construction costs from small scale alterations and repairs to the largest residential or commercial developments. With competition growing fiercer throughout the industry, the A & B's unique tender index, which allows updating every three months, will be more valuable than ever before.
Download ebook Stone Decay and Conservation : Atmospheric Pollution, Cleansing, Consolidation and Protection – G.G. Amoroso, V. FassinaRead More
Facing Our Energy Addiction The United States is as addicted to electricity as it is to oil, and we are ''sleepwalking toward disaster, '' argues energy expert Carol Sue Tombari. Power of the People explores in a non-technical, conversational way some of the new technologies that can help us avert a major crisis in the […]
Download ebook National Juvenile Firesetter/Arson Control and Prevention Program – Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration
The NJF/ACP began with a nationwide assessment of juvenile firesetter programming, conducted by the Institute for Social Analysis (ISA). Based on that assessment, ISA produced a comprehensive set of materials to heighten awareness of juvenile firesetter issues and to guide implementation of model programs.
Download ebook HomeTech Housebuilders Cost Estimator : Ohio 6, Columbus & Vicinity – Hometech Publishing
HomeTech Publishing Housebuilders Cost Estimator is more than a reference book it's an entire estimating system. It's a system that lets you estimate complete houses in minutes, quickly double-check subcontractor bids, and get fast, easy access to labor and material costs for virtually every house you'll ever build. Every item in the book has been […]