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  1. Claims, Disputes and Litigation Involving BIM

    By Jason M Dougherty

    Are you unsure about: the current US legal environment with respect to BIM and VDC? the evolving standards of care for design and construction professionals using BIM and VDC? what practical methods and techniques can be used for analyzing construction claims and disputes involving BIM...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Rebound Effect in Home Heating

    A guide for policymakers and practitioners

    By Ray Galvin

    Series: Building Research and Information

    This is a definitive guide to the rebound effect in home heating – the increase in energy service use after a technological intervention aimed at reducing consumption. It sets out what the effect is, how it plays out in the home heating sector, what this implies for energy saving initiatives in...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Inspection, Testing and Certification

    By Brian Scaddan

    Fully up-to-date with the latest amendments to the 17th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations Simplifies the advice found in the Wiring Regulations, explaining how they apply to working practice for inspection, testing and certification Expert advice from an engineering training consultant,...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Explained and Illustrated

    By Brian Scaddan

    This popular guide focuses on common misconceptions in the application of the IET Wiring Regulations. It explains in clear language those parts of the regulations that most need simplifying, outlining the correct procedures to follow and those to avoid. Emphasis has been placed on areas where...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Wiring Systems and Fault Finding for Installation Electricians

    By Brian Scaddan

    Fully up-to-date with the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Amendment 3 Covers all the principles and practice of testing and fault diagnosis in a way that is clear for students and non-electricians Expert advice from an engineering training consultant, supported with colour diagrams and key...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers

    By Paul Bussey

    This is the designer’s essential guide to implementing the new CDM 2015 regulations. It provides both a straightforward overview of the key changes and new duty holders, including the Principal Designer, as well as full colour diagrams and annotated plans which demonstrate how to apply the...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  7. Cost Studies of Buildings

    6th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 6th edition. New developments in RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) are incorporated throughout the book, in addition to new material on e-business, the internet, social media, building information...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Lighting and Health

    By Cosmin Ticleanu, Stephanie King, Gareth Howlett, Feride Sener, Marielle Aarts, Juliette van Duinhoven

    Lighting can affect the health of people in buildings. This goes beyond the safety aspects of providing enough illumination to see by; lighting affects mood and human circadian rhythms, while poor lighting can, in principle, cause glare, headaches, eyestrain, skin conditions and various types of...

    To Be Published July 18th 2015 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    Series: Regions and Cities

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge