Daily Archives: December 14, 2015
Construction projects generate an enormous amount of paperwork and data, particularly on site. In the past, the industry has been slow to make the best use of computers but large and medium sized contractors are becoming increasingly aware of the need to develop their IT facilities and to train staff. This book analyses site organisation […]
Written by experienced author Peter Brett, this second edition provides complete coverage of the Bench Joinery NVQ Level 2. Matched the 2005 Magenta Scheme, this book is aimed at those working or undergoing training as a Carpenter and Joiner.
Download ebook Residential Cost Data – Bob Mewis, Christopher Babbitt, Ted Baker, Barbara Balboni, Robert A Bastoni, John H Chiang
Organized into three major estimating sections–square foot costs, assemblies costs, and unit costs–covers all aspects of residential construction pricing.
Download ebook NFPA Guide to Portable Fire Extinguishers – NFPA – National Fire Protection Association
Get "plain talk" for fighting fire in the NFPA Guide to Portable Fire Extinguishers! Fire extinguishers can stop fire in its tracks, especially if you know the ins and outs of proper fire extinguisher selection, placement, and use. Ideal for building owners, company managers, and safety trainers, this guide helps you choose the right extinguishers […]
For nearly a decade, Philip Connors has spent half of each year in a seven-by-seven- foot fire-lookout tower, ten thousand feet above sea level in one of the remotest territories of New Mexico. One of the least developed parts of the country, the first region designated as an official wilderness area in the world, it […]
Provides an overview of the field, discusses education and training requirements, and includes information on wages, responsibilities, and employment outlook
Download ebook HomeTech Remodeling and Renovation Cost Estimator : Maine 1, Bangor & Vicinity – Hometech Publishing
The HomeTech Publishing Remodeling & Renovation Cost Estimator puts an entire estimating system in your hands that lets you estimate complete jobs in 20% of the time it takes using the old fashioned stick method. Using this manual, you will have specifications for hundreds of jobs at your fingertips and get fast, easy access to […]
This exceptional resource provides aspiring firefighters with the information needed to pass the Candidate Physical Ability Test. It begins by exploring the background and development of the test, including the role the CPAT plays in the Wellness Fitness Initiative. Principles of designing and implementing an effective training program are outlined next, followed by the roles […]
For one-semester courses in HVACR Control Systems. Exceptionally comprehensive, this text/lab manual covers the operation, use, troubleshooting, and repair of a wide range of HVACR controls – both electromechanical and electronic – focusing on the latest technology available. It uses an accessible conversational style that integrates the jargon encountered in the refrigeration and air conditioning […]
No other building job is like any other. So if you are a handyperson around the house, you will relish this collection of practical methods of working that cover every aspect of home construction and remodelling. This guide contains a wealth of advice and practical tips. There are extensive sections on tools, layout and measuring, […]
Download ebook Explosion-resistant Buildings : Design, Analysis, and Case Studies – M. Y. H. Bangash, T. Bangash
Manynationshavebecomevictimsofterrorism. Bombshaveexplodedinand around buildings and other structures. Such events have generated cons- erable concern over the ability of countries and governments to protect – stallations and their occupants against a potential threat of terrorism. Many countries have established defence agencies and research councils who are currently examining the structural integrity of existing buildings and other […]
Download ebook RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary : The Complete Source of Construction Terms and Concept with Free Interactive CD-ROM – Rsmeans
The new, updated fourth edition of RSMeans' popular construction dictionary features over 20,000 terms, phrases and abbreviations, as well as over 1,400 illustrations. Your reliable source for: Comprehensive coverage of the construction trades, practices, and equipment Easy-to-understand, illustrated definitions of building materials and methods Updated and expanded coverage of new trends in the industry such […]
Download ebook Guide to the LEED AP Building Design and Construction (BD&C) Exam – Michelle Cottrell
Ideal for architects, engineers, or contractors seeking the LEED Building Design & Construction (BD&C) credential, the book is a clearly organized study guide that includes sample quizzes throughout at the end of each section. Authored by an expert who teaches seminars on LEED BD&C to professionals, this LEED exam prep book stands out from its […]
Download ebook Emergency Procedures for Employees with Disabilities in Office Occupancies – Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration
The purpose of this guide is to provide information for facilities managers and may be useful for those individuals who might need special assistance as to the notification of an emergency situation and/or in the evacuation of a building.
Fee bidding still generates emotive reactions from within many sections of the architectural profession. Fee bidding is not taught in most schools of architecture, so practitioners generally rely on hunches and guesswork. It is these wild card guesses, which exacerbate the poor levels of income for which the architectural profession is renowned. This book introduces […]