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  1. Best Tall Buildings 2012 (October 2012)

    Best Tall Buildings 2012 contains overviews of the nominees and winning projects from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s annual awards. The book provides vital statistics, images, plans and in depth accounts of the architectural design and sustainability features of the year’s best tall buildings. Additionally included is the official list of the World’s Tallest Buildings with the judging criteria from the foremost authority on tall buildings. Full color illustrations and photographs throughout.

    To order your copy click here

  2. Carbon management in buildings is central to a low carbon economy

    Rohinton Emmanuel, author of Carbon Management in the Built Environment, has written an article for our November 2012 Building and Construction Newsletter, looking at the importance of carbon management in buildings for a low carbon economy and sustainable future.

  3. Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings (September 2012)

    Despite recent improvements in energy efficiency being made in new build, it is important that the existing commercial building sector also take action to meet emission reduction targets. The objectives and challenges of such action will reduce the risk of the sector becoming obsolete due to high energy use and poor environmental performance.

    Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings presents a theory-based, practice-support methodology to deal with sustainable retrofitting opportunities for existing commercial buildings in warm climates using bioclimatic design as the basis. This book is a must-have guide for all involved in the design and engineering of retrofitting projects in warm climates.
     

  4. 5 books for Project Management (September 2012)

    All you need to know to manage your projects ...

  5. November 2012 Newsletter Related Titles

    With so many great titles publishing this quarter it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our November Newsletter, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all below. Those of you who received our November update will have a discount code for 20% off when you buy online. If you are not already registered you can sign up for future newsletters here.

  6. Wiring Regulations in Brief 3rd Edition (August 2012)

    "An excellent publication which will provide a constant reference work for the industry."
    - Paul C Clifford, Green Leader Limited (Review of the previous edition)

    Tired of trawling through the Wiring Regs?
    Perplexed by Part P?
    Confused by cables, conductors and circuits?
    Then look no further! Wiring Regulations in Brief provides an on-the-job reference source for Electricians, Designers, Service Engineers, Inspectors, Builders, Students, DIY enthusiasts

  7. Guide To Natural Ventilation in High Rise Office Buildings (September 2012)

    Guide To Natural Ventilation in High Rise Office Buildings is a tried and tested solutions to real-life problems make this an essential guide for anyone working on the design and operation of tall buildings anywhere in the world. This is the first technical guide from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s Tall Buildings & Sustainability Working Group looking in depth at a key element in the creation of tall buildings with a much-reduced environmental impact, while taking the industry closer to an appreciation of what constitutes a sustainable tall building, and what factors affect the sustainability threshold for tall.
     

  8. Celebrate the Olympics with Routledge

    What better way to get in the mood for the Olympics than to celebrate with Routledge.


    For the duration of the Olympics and Paralympics we will be showcasing some of our new and key books and journals related to the Games.

  9. Peter Caplethorn is giving a talk at the ARCOM Workshop 13th September 2012

    Peter Caplehorn, author of Whole Life Costing, is giving a talk entitled Low Carbon Built Environment: Regulatory Incentives and Practical Constraints as part of the free ARCOM Workshop, Transition Pathways to a Low Carbon Built Environment. This day-long event will take place on September the 13th in Ascot, follow this link for more details.

  10. Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings ( September 2012)

    By Richard Hyde, Nathan Groenhout, Francis Barram, Ken Yeang

    This book presents a theory-based, practice-support methodology to deal with sustainable retrofitting opportunities for existing commercial buildings in warm climates using bioclimatic design as the basis. The book has four main parts, focusing on eco-design and renovation, bioclimatic retrofitting, technological and behavioural change and case studies of retrofitting exemplars. 

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