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New technologies and research are redefining the state-of-the-art in building evacuation. The time is right to rethink the entire infrastructure of egress from buildings in light new opportunities to address the economic and life-safety issues. Approximately 40 experts from a variety of disciplinary background assembled in Warrenton, VA from April 1-3, 2008 in order to […]
This volume provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to inspect plumbing systems like an experienced, professional home inspector. The text examines supply plumbing, water heaters, fixtures and faucets, as well as drain, waste, and vent plumbing. In addition, the Plumbing module reviews private water supplies and septic systems for inspectors who wish […]
Download ebook Means Repair & Remodeling Cost Data – Bob Mewis, Christopher Babbitt, Ted Baker, Barbara Balboni, Robert A Bastoni, John H ChiangRead More
Download ebook Yardsticks for Costing – Canadian Construction Cost Data – Rsmeans Engineering Department
Yardsticks for Costing, is Cost Data for the Canadian Construction Industry. It has been pre-figured for 8 major regions coast-to-coast, in metric and imperial. It contains all new 2014 current market unit costs – metric and imperial – for over 2,600 construction components, new 2014 composite unit rates for more than 300 installed systems – […]
Prevention of accidents and occupational diseases requires an exact knowledge of the sequence of causes, for only then can the necessary preventive measures be correctly chosen and fully applied. Owning to the constantly changing conditions as well as the great variety of equipment and processes in building operations the nature of accidents varies much more […]
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Created for those individuals wanting to attain a basic knowledge and application of solar photovoltaic system operations, NCCER's Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics is the perfect introductory curriculum. Based on the ten objectives contained in the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners' (NABCEP's) Entry Level Program, this standalone module covers: 1. PV Markets and Applications […]
Download ebook Pre-contract Practice and Contract Administration for the Building Team – Mark Hackett, "Aqua Group"
This combined volume of the Aqua Group books "Pre-contract Practice" and "Contract Administration" covers the construction process from inception of the project through to invitation to tender, placing of the contract to settlement of the final account. The contents have been substantially revised to take account of new industry developments.
Download ebook Contact Management Handbook for Commercial Construction : The Wheres, Whys, Hows, and Whats of Planning, Forming and Administering Commercial Construction Contracts – Anthony StephenRead More
Download ebook Rehabilitating Older and Historic Buildings: Law, Taxation, Strategies: 1993 Cumulative Supplement: 2nd Ed – KassRead More
The structural optimization procedure presented in this book makes it possible to achieve seismic protection through integrated structural/control system design. In particular, it is explained how slender structural systems with a high seismic performance can be achieved through inclusion of viscous and viscoelastic dampers as an integral part of the system. Readers are provided with […]
This is the book that makes even the toughest plumbing problem seem simple. Whether you are a master plumber who needs a comprehensive, up-to-date, on-the-job manual or a homeowner who wants help in tackling tough weekend repair jobs, "Plumbing Instant Answers" is perfect for everyone. Within its well-illustrated pages you'll find all the information you […]
A text/reference for architects and architectural engineering students taking a course on energy methods, this work places emphasis on the impact of heating, cooling and lighting on site of building design and features a variety of case studies as illustration. It includes over 640 diagrams and drawings emphasizing important concepts and over 250 study questions […]