Daily Archives: July 16, 2016
The design and construction of building projects is a complex and demanding process. It involves a variety of disciplines, including architecture, quantity surveying, engineering and construction management. The common objective is to deliver, on behalf of clients commissioning construction work, buildings of the right quality at the right price and within the right time–scale. This […]
Download ebook HomeTech Handyman Cost Estimator : New Jersey 3, Camden & Vicinity – Hometech Publishing
Our HomeTech Publishing Handyman Cost Estimator will give the ability to price small jobs (under $4000) with the speed and accuracy HomeTech Publishing products have been delivering for over 45 years. This comprehensive system is laid out the same as the HomeTech Publishing Remodeling & Renovation Cost Estimator with the same 25 divisions from Plans […]
Download ebook The Effects of Air Pollution on the Built Environment: Air Pollution Reviews – Vol. 2 – Peter Brimblecombe
Air pollution damages materials, but it has changed dramatically in the past century, with a reduction in the concentration of corrosive primary pollutants in urban atmospheres. At the same time, architectural styles and types of materials have changed, as we have moved to more organically rich, photochemically active atmospheres.Contemporary air pollutants have the potential to […]
Download ebook Light for Cities : Lighting Design for Urban Spaces. A Handbook – Ulrike Brandi, Christoph Geissmar-Brandi
Drawing on the author's experience, the book addresses the technical and planning aspects of the task and provides important information on feasibility and possible financing models. Organized systematically and with a wealth of color illustrations, detail drawings, and implementation plans, it is an indispensable guide to successfully interacting with other planners and investors.
Download ebook International Conference on Fault-free Infrastructure : Effective Solutions to Improve Efficiency – 23-24 November 1999, Pride Park Stadium, Derby, UK – Pep (Professional Engineering Publishers)
The failure to deliver a fault-free infrastructure can have a major impact upon service delivery and effect the business plans and passenger perception of franchise. Reducing infrastructure faults is essential in delivering the passenger or commodity from A-B on time with respect to improving safety, reliability, and quality. This text focuses, explores and discusses how […]
Download ebook Fall Prevention Through Design in Construction : The Benefits of Mobile Computing – Imriyas Kamardeen
The role of designers has traditionally been to design a building so that it conforms to accepted local building codes. The safety of workers is left up to the contractor building the designs. Research shows, however, that designers can have an especially strong influence on construction safety during the concept, preliminary and detailed design phases. […]
If your customers are demanding their buildings meet LEED green building standards, estimating construction costs can represent quite a challenge especially if, like most of us, you've never built a green building before. This new book contains square foot prices for over 50 different types of green buildings, broken down by CSI division. You'll also […]
Now in its 28th edition, "Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book, 2009" offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. This year, for the first time, the download includes a versatile and powerful ebook. This edition includes the following new and heavily revised Measured Works items: new Aco […]
Download ebook Performance Appraisal Systems for Construction Engineers and Managers – Abhijeet Gandage, Prof Dr M S Ranadive
Out of all the resources employed in Construction Industry, the Human Resource is one of the dynamic and a life giving resource to construction projects. In today's competitive environment personnel with adequate and appropriate skill and competence are hard to find. Due to lack of variety and challenges in the existing job, the personnel tend […]
Download ebook Safety and Health Considerations for the Design of Fire and Emergency Medical Services Stations – Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration
This manual was developed under contract for the U.S. Fire Administration to provide comprehensive guidelines for the design or remodeling of fire and emergency medical services (EMS) stations and other facilities (e.g., training centers) in terms of safety and health concerns.
Download ebook Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction : from Theoretical Foundations to Business Applications – Yacine Rezgui, John Miles
A successful construction business is a knowledge business. And knowledge must be managed effectively to be used efficiently, especially in a complex project-oriented business such as construction, where skills acquired and lessons learned on one project need to be applied to the next. A holistic approach to knowledge management (KM) is taken in this book […]
Cost control and cost planning are an integral part of quantity surveying and construction management courses. This new book on building design uses programmed learning to demonstrate the ideas of cost control and cost planning, from first principles through practice. Worked examples are used throughout the concise and easily accessible text.
Download ebook Your Little Black Book of Building Basics : Commercial Real Estate Construction & Development – Jeff P Manning
Do you need to complete the construction, rehabilitation, remodel, or even demolition of a building? Do you have questions about the best way to tackle the challenges of a construction build-out? Would you like real world answers in an easy to understand format with "a no-nonsense approach" from an industry expert who has helped design, […]