Daily Archives: August 1, 2016
A classic since the 1950's, this extensively updated and thoroughly revised edition brings a bounty of important information on wood frame construction and low and mid-rise structures, the latest industry standards, and newly incorporated CSI numbering.
A beautifully illustrated handbook explains how to transform old building into vital, new homes, exploring a rnage of projeccts that have renovated former ecclesiastical, industrial, agricultural, municipal, and commercial sites into striking apartments and houses.
This year's prices for installation of all common electrical work: conduit, wire, boxes, fixtures, switches, outlets, loadcenters, panelboards, raceway, duct, signal systems, and more. Provides material costs, manhours per unit, and total installed cost. Explains what you should know to estimate each part of an electrical system. Includes a CD-ROM with an electronic version of […]
Download ebook Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete : Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete – Karen Scrivener, Aurelie Favier
This volume focuses on research and practical issues linked to Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete. The main subjects are geology of clays, hydration and performance of blended system with calcined clays, alkali activated binders, economic and environmental impacts of the use of calcined clays in cement based materials. Topics addressed in this book include the […]
Download ebook HomeTech Remodeling and Renovation Cost Estimator : Massachusetts 6, Springfield & 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 manual shows the best techniques for energy and resource efficient residential construction in the mixed climates of North America. Lstiburek (a forensic engineer who heads Building Science Corp.in Massachusetts) discusses choosing the right insulation, heating systems, keeping heat in, air and moisture barriers, exterior wood priming, avoiding cold corners and plates, sealing air barriers, […]
Building conservation encompasses the preservation of buildings in their existing state, repair and restoration necessary for continuation of existing use, and adaptation or conservation for new use. This book is about the structural problems encountered when trying to conserve buildings. It provides the background knowledge of different types of structures, which is required to begin […]
This manual provides guidance on evaluating the condition of the concrete in a structure, relating the condition of the concrete to the underlying cause or causes of that condition, selecting an appropriate repair material and method for any deficiency found, and using the selected materials and methods to repair or rehabilitate the structure. Guidance is […]
Download ebook Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology with Premium Website Printed Access Card – David Madsen, Alan Jefferis, Tereasa Jefferis
PRINT READING FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY, 3E provides the knowledge and skills needed to accurately interpret blueprints for residential and light commercial construction. This easy-to-use text explores all facets of print reading, with examples and illustrations taken from actual architectural prints. Readers are provided with the information they need to create high-quality, standardized "real […]
This book provides over 160 model letters, with commentary for use with all the main JCT 2005 building contracts. It concentrates on problems which can arise during a project, and draws on the author's extensive experience as a contracts consultant. It is a companion to the author's "Standard Letters in Architectural Practice" which covers more […]
Designed to help you learn fundamental electrical concepts and explore their practical applications, this trusted book provides a solid foundation in electron theory and movement, direct-current series circuits, parallel circuits, series-parallel circuits, voltage line drops, rotating machinery fundamentals, and more. ELECTRICITY 1: DEVICES, CIRCUITS AND MATERIALS, Tenth Edition, maintains the user-friendly style and proven approach […]