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Download ebook Simply Creative Faux Finishes with Gary Lord : 30 Cutting Edge Techniques for Walls, Floors and Ceilings – Gary Lord
Sophisticated Home Decor Made EasyNothing can transform a room quite like paint! In this groundbreaking guide, professional decorative painter Gary Lord presents 30 brand-new finishes for your walls, floors, ceilings and furniture. Designed by Gary and 23 of the top names in the industry, these cutting-edge finishes bring style, sophistication and value to every part […]
This new edition of Civil Engineering: Supervision and Management updates and revises the best practical guide for on-site engineers. Written from the point of view of the project engineer it details their responsibilities, powers and duties. The book has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes to management practice and new forms of contract. […]
Download ebook Development, Use, and Performance of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) – Mark F. Williams, Richard G. Lampo
Papers from the International Symposium on Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS), held in Washington, D.C., in September 1992, treat material and system performance, EIFS standards and building codes, EIFS maintenance and retrofit use, sealant joints in EIFS, and new material and system developments. Reproduced from author's manuscripts. Includes numerous b&w photos and diagrams. Annotation […]
Over 70 percent of Americans cannot afford to own a code-enforced, contractor-built home. This has led to widespread interest in using natural materials-straw, cob, and earth-for building homes and other buildings that are inexpensive, and that rely largely on labor rather than expensive and often environmentally-damaging outsourced materials. Earthbag Building is the first comprehensive guide […]
This work covers the mathematics of architecture, as students in grades seven and eight design and build a model home, drawing floor plans, site plans, walls and roofs for their scale models. Each step allows students to explore scale, proportion, geometric representations and area measurements.
Download ebook Uniform Building Code 1997 Vol. 1 – International Code Council, (International Code Council (ICC)) International Code Council
The Uniform Building Code is one of the most widely adopted model building codes in the world and is a proven document meeting the needs of government units charged with enforcement of building regulation. The most recent edition, published in 1997, provides complete regulations covering all major aspects of building design and construction relating to […]
Download ebook National Incident Management System 20 Book Compliance Package – Donald W. Walsh, Jr. Dr. Hank T. Christen, Geoffrey T. Miller
The NIMS Compliance Package includes 20 National Incident Management System: Principles and Practice student books and an Instructor's ToolKit CD-ROM featuring lecture outlines and detailed Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, at a substantial savings.
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts – the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe […]
Production of Portland cement is responsible for about seven percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. The pressure to make the production of concrete more sustainable, or "greener", is considerable and increasing. This requires a wholesale shift in processes, materials and methods in the concrete industry. Pure Portland cement will need to be replaced by […]
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Download ebook Residential Construction Academy House Wiring Video #7 Trim-Out – Delmar Thomson Learning, Thomson Delmar Learning, (Thomson Delmar Learning) Thomson Delmar Learning
Create a direct link between your education/training program and the construction industry! For the first time, textbooks and multimedia are available for many of the residential crafts – including carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing and facilities maintenance – that are based on national standards developed by the nation's leading builders and remodelers. The result of a […]