Daily Archives: May 5, 2016
No matter how beautifully decorated a room is, it doesn't matter if no one can see it. Interior designers know the importance of good lighting placement, because it is the key that can literally transform a home. Although correct lighting placement is this book's central theme, it goes much further to discuss everything from basic […]
Download ebook Green Energy Audit of Buildings : A Guide for a Sustainable Energy Audit of Buildings – Giuliano Dall'O'
Energy audits have multiple goals including reducing energy consumption, managing costs and environmental impact. Improving the energy performance of existing buildings through energy retrofit measures is a great opportunity for developing sustainability in our structures and developing a green building economy. Green Energy Audit of Buildings considers this opportunity with a new and modern interpretation […]
Mortars, Renders and Plasters provides a broad perspective of contemporary conservation theory and practice not otherwise found in one publication, describing the history, physical properties, and deterioration of these important materials. Methods of assessing condition and evaluating options for treatment and repair are discussed, together with a range of practical conservation techniques and maintenance strategies.
Download ebook Improving the Earthquake Resilience of Buildings : The Worst Case Approach – Izuru Takewaki, Abbas Moustafa, Kohei Fujita
Engineers are always interested in the worst-case scenario. One of the most important and challenging missions of structural engineers may be to narrow the range of unexpected incidents in building structural design. Redundancy, robustness and resilience play an important role in such circumstances. Improving the Earthquake Resilience of Buildings: The worst case approach discusses the […]
This book deals with an area of practice that many students and non-electricians find particularly challenging. It explains how to interpret circuit diagrams, wiring systems, and outlines the principles of testing before explaining how to apply this knowledge to fault finding in electrical circuits. A handy pocket guide for anybody that needs to be able […]
Download ebook Dictionary of Property and Construction Law – Jack Rostron, Robert Hardy-Pickering, Laura Tatham, Linda Wright
This is a new dictionary which provides a clear and concise explanation of terms used in land, property and construction law and management. The four key areas of coverage are: planning/construction law, land law, equity/trusts and finance and administration. It will be a useful reference for property and building professionals and a personal purchase for […]
Explores all the myths and realities of log home construction and walks the reader through the actual construction process. Revised and updated with added content about sustainable construction methods as well as the manufactured log home industry.
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Download ebook Cost C16 Improving the Quality of Existing Urban Building Envelopes : Needs – E. Melgaard, G. Hadjimichael, M. Almeida, L.G.W. Verhoef
"As a result of changes in the composition of the population, society changes continuously with respect to various factors including age-structure, family composition and the availability of energy. Changes lead to situations that are reflected in the commissioning of buildings, which is gradually shifted from new construction to the reuse and renovation of existing buildings. […]
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Scour is the number one cause of bridge failures. Scour in coarse-grained soils (sand, gravel) is relatively well known, but scour in fine-grained soils (silt, clay) and weak rock is not. In coarse- grained soils, scour takes place very rapidly and the scour rate is rarely an issue because one flood is likely to create […]