Daily Archives: August 6, 2016
Explores the job descriptions, education and training requirements, salary, and outlook predictions for twelve careers that focus on repair work and do not require a college education.
Download ebook Leed O&m Mock Exam : Questions, Answers, and Explanations, a Must-Have for the Leed AP O+m Exam, Green Building Leed Certification, and Sus – Department of Mechanical Engineering Gang Chen
Pass the LEED O&M Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming, and Save Money! LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is one of the most important trends in development and is revolutionizing the construction industry. It has gained tremendous momentum and has a profound impact on our environment. From this book, you […]
Download ebook Approved Document L1B – Great Britain: Department for Communities and Local Government
The new Part L, due to come into force in October 2010, will require a 25% improvement 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings will deliver an improvement of 25% overall, rather than for each individual building. This is because there is greater variety among non-domestic buildings […]
In the construction industry, thanks to considerable progress in technology, as well as in more adequate methods of structural analysis, greater use is being made of complex structural systems. The objective of structural analysis is to provide an insight into the response of a structure to specified loads. Provided this information is available, the designer […]
Written for the Cskills Awards Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying, this book has been developed in partnership with Leeds College of Building to bring you up-to-date and expert knowledge of bricklaying. Also relevant for the City & Guilds qualifications.
Wood in Construction How to Avoid Costly Mistakes focuses on the basic principles and appropriate use of wood in construction and illustrates how to avoid or minimise problems, to ensure that wood performs as expected when used in a construction application. Based on the author s extensive experience of manufacturing processes and practical applications in […]
Download ebook RSMeans Green Building Cost Data – Phillip R Waier, Christopher Babbitt, Ted Baker, Barbara Balboni, Adrian C Charest, Gary W Christensen
RSMeans 2012 Green Building Cost Data is designed to help construction professionals estimate, plan and budget the costs of green construction both new commercial construction and renovation work. It reflects years of careful cultivation and expansion of the thousands of green line items in the RSMeans cost database, presented in CSI MasterFormat 2010 for convenient […]
Translated from the Russian, this English edition of the text has been revised and updated. It covers such topics as: reasons for strengthening bases and foundations of buildings; behavioural features and foundations of in-service buildings; and stabilization of soils.
Download ebook Wisconsin Lighthouses : A Photographic and Historical Guide, Revised Edition – Ken Wardius, Barb Wardius
Lighthouses are a reflection of the human spirit and a mirror to our past. from the IntroductionNo symbol is more synonymous with Wisconsin s rich maritime traditions than the lighthouse. These historic beacons conjure myriad notions of a bygone era: romance, loneliness, and dependability; dedicated keepers manning the lights; eerie tales of haunted structures and […]
Download ebook Nichtlineares Verhalten Von Ausgesteiften Tragwerken : Mit Schiffbaulichen, Meeres- Und Anlagentechnischen Beispielen – Eike Lehmann, Leshan Zhang
Das Buch behandelt das Tragverhalten von Balkentragwerken, ausgesteiften und nicht ausgesteiften Plattentragwerken sowie ausgewahlten Schalenkonstruktionen, unter flachenhafter und Punktbelastung. Die Ergebnisse sind unmittelbar fur die Bemessung metallischer Konstruktionen anzuwenden. Die Beispiele behandeln schiffbauliche, meeres- und anlagentechnische Aufgaben.
Facility designers and owners are frustrated with cost-cutting efforts that yield the cheapest product, but sacrifice quality. Life cycle costing, properly done, enables them to achieve both – high quality and costs that meet their budgets. The authors, widely recognized leaders in these techniques, show how LCC can work for a broad variety of projects […]
Download ebook Terra 2008 : 10th International Conference on the Study & Conservation of Earthen Architecture Heritage – Leslie Rainer, Angelyn Bass Rivera, David Gandreau
This title explores the issues surrounding the study and conservation of earthen architecture. Earthen architecture constitutes one of the most diverse forms of cultural heritage and one of the most challenging to preserve. It dates from all periods and is found on all continents but is particularly prevalent in Africa, where it has been a […]