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The leading green building reference, updated with the latest advances in the field Sustainable Construction is the leading reference for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. With broad coverage including architecture, engineering, and construction, this book nevertheless delivers detailed information on all aspects of the green building process, from materials selection […]
"Offers comprehensive, authoritative coverage of the chemistry, technology, and engineering of asphaltic products for paving, road construction, roofing, coatings, adhesives, and batteries. Analyzes microcracking and elucidates the mechanisms of degradation to aid the development of hot melt asphalt and increase longevity."
Download ebook Composite Structures of Steel and Concrete: Beams, Slabs, Columns and Frames for Building v. 1 – R. P. Johnson
This book sets out the basic principles of composite construction with reference to beams, slabs, columns and frames, and their applications to building structures. It deals with the problems likely to arise in the design of composite members in buildings, and relates basic theory to the design approach of Eurocodes 2, 3 and 4 and […]
This practical book covers all of the fundamentals for obtaining air quality permits for new sources of air pollutant emissions and Title V operating permits for operating sources. Written for facility environmental managers, consultants, and air quality regulatory staff, Air Quality Permitting provides a thorough discussion on the strategies of successfully permitting a facility.
Download ebook At Nature's Edge : Frank Lloyd Wright's Artist Studio – II Henry Whiting, E Fay Jones
Perched high on a cliff above the Snake River in a remote area of Idaho, Frank Lloyd Wright s artist studio is a testament to the architect s total mastery of his craft. The simple, one-room studio Wright designed for Idaho landscape painter Archie Boyd Teater and Patricia Teater in 1952 is a sophisticated, complex […]
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to Safety Orientation, Hand and Power Tool Safety, Hazard Recognition – Evaluation and Control, Elevated Work and Fall Protection, Construction Health, Work Permit Systems, Personal Protective Equipment, […]
Download ebook Civil Engineering and Urban Planning III – Kouros Mohammadian, Konstadinos G. Goulias, Elif Cicek, Jieh-Jiuh Wang, Chrysanthos Maraveas
Civil Engineering and Urban Planning III addresses civil engineering and urban planning issues associated with transportation and the environment. The contributions not only highlight current practices in these areas, but also pay attention to future research and applications, and provide an overview of the progress made in a wide variety of topics in the areas […]
Download ebook Solid Wood : Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design – Joseph Mayo
Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types, including high rises. This new solid wood architecture offers unparalleled […]
Contractor prices for over 10,000 items organized in CSI format, covering all trades in detail. Includes a separate section on square-foot costs to help with quick estimates based on project type and size. Find just about all the prices you need in this encyclopedia of construction costs. Includes coupon for a FREE demo disk.
Download ebook Estimating Building Costs : For Residential and Light Commercial Contractor – Wayne J. DelPico
Every contractor has a unique system for putting a bid together. But when you submit a price, you must be prepared to back it up with a reliable estimate. "Estimating Building Costs" gives you a step-by-step process for organizing all the information you need to assemble an estimate you can rely on. You'll be competitive […]
This appropriately large and lavish collection of photographs looks at the origins and evolution of Toronto's most prosperous neighborhood, from its beginnings in the mid-1850s to the protection of its heritage homes within the modern mega-city. Features chapters on the subdivision plans of 1854-1910, the Jarvis family, a who's who of Rosedale's first century, the […]
From one of Fine Homebuilding's best-loved authors, Larry Haun, comes a unique story that looks at home building from the perspective of twelve houses he has known intimately. Part memoir, part cultural history, "A Carpenter's Life as Told by Houses" takes the listener house by house over an arc of 100 years. We learn about […]