Daily Archives: May 12, 2016
Current labor and material prices for home improvement projects. Provides manhours for each job, recommended crew size, and the labor cost for the removal and installation work.Material prices are current, with location adjustment factors and free monthly updates on the Web. Gives step-by-step instructions for the work, with helpful diagrams, and home improvement shortcuts and […]
The design of renovations is like any other building design, but more complicated, because the questions that architects and engineers face in the process are complicated by the existing building's form, materials, peculiarities of age, and construction. The Design of Renovations outlines the basic pertinent principles of design and construction and explains how to apply […]
Design and Construct High-Performance Buildings on Standard Budgets This comprehensive, well-illustrated guide covers the entire process of building a certified green building. It offers expert insight into tackling various projects, from concept and design, to unifying members of the team, to constructing high-performance buildings on time and within budget. Written by one of the building […]
Bricks, brickwork and brick building have for centuries played an essential part in shaping both the urban and rural environment. Now with a substantial number of historic buildings requiring repair and restoration, the skills required to produce high quality decorative brickwork are becoming increasingly important. This book provides a study of gauged brickwork. By combining […]
This book builds upon the success of its first two editions which were published under the title "Professional Construction Management". This text has an excellent reputation for success in introductory courses on construction management, as well as in more advanced, detailed courses on the subject. This success stems for the authors' ability to balance theoretical […]
Gail Gibbons explains how a skyscraper is build, tracing in straightforward text and brightly colored pictures the construction of a skyscraper from the clearing of the site to tenant move-on. Four-color illustrations by the author.
Download ebook 2015 International Residential Code Turbo Tabs for Paper Bound Edition – ICC, International Code Council
Get an organized, personalized guide through the 2015 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE SOFT COVER with updated, easy-access TURBO TABS. Designed to highlight the most frequently referenced sections of the 2015 IRC, these practical tabs will help you quickly and efficiently identify the information they need. A team of industry experts designed the handy tool, incorporating features […]
Download ebook McGraw-Hill Construction Locator : Building Codes, Construction Standards, Project Specifications and Government Regulations – Joseph A. MacDonald
QUICKLY LOCATE COMPLEX CODES, REQUIREMENTS, AND LAWS FOR EVERY BUILDING JOB! If you're a building professional, here's your chance to slash untold hours of bureaucratic legwork from your schedule–with the McGraw-Hill Construction Locator. Packed with a wealth of time-saving and budget-preserving solutions, this unique, 600-page resource delivers clear, where-to-find-it directions to: Building codes Building documents […]
THE DEWALT GREEN CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE sets itself apart from any other book on the market by being the first to approach the topic primarily from a construction perspective instead of limiting its content to design and planning. By taking that step this valuable resource is able to serve as a reference guide for green […]
Download ebook Twelve-Fatality Nursing Home Fire- Norfolk, Virginia – U S Department of Homeland Security, Randolph E Kirby, Hollis Stambaugh
This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.
Download ebook Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 1997 – Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration
The specific objective of this study was to identify all of the on-duty firefighter fatalities that occurred in the United States in 1997, and to analyze the circumstances surrounding each occurrence. The study is intended to help identify approaches that could reduce the number of firefighter deaths in future years. In addition to the 1997 […]