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  1. Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Management

    By Paul Appleby

    Explores the relationship between the refurbishment of existing buildings, facility management and the wider community infrastructure.
    Illustrated throughout with case studies and examples of best practice, this is a must-have handbook for engineers, architects, developers, contractors and facility managers.
     

  2. 5 minutes with Eric Shapiro and David Mackmin (November 2012)

    Chartered surveyors, and authors of our new Property title, Modern Methods of Valuation (11th Edition), Eric Shapiro and David Mackmin, have taken 5 minutes out of their busy schedules to talk about the books success, challenges of their careers, and some advice for students currently studying real estate.

  3. Portfolio and Programme Management Demystified (November 2012)

    You’re now responsible for a program, or you’ve got a portfolio to manage? Where do you start? Right here!

  4. Building Services Engineering 6th Edition ( November 2012)

    …a well-structured, all-inclusive introduction of the essential materials for BSE study. On top of the classic competencies required of building services engineers (i.e. air conditioning, electrical installations, fire protection, and water services) the increasingly important contexts in which building services engineers have a vital role to play (i.e. climate change, energy economics and post occupancy), are also covered." - Dr. Joseph H.K. Lai, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    For more information about the book or to order a complimentary exam copy click here

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.
     

  8. 5 books for Project Management (September 2012)

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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

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