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  1. 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...

    Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  2. 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...

    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,...

    Published June 23rd 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...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Developing Property Sustainably

    By Sara J. Wilkinson, Sarah L. Sayce, Pernille H. Christensen

    Developing Property Sustainably introduces readers to the key issues surrounding sustainable property development in the global marketplace. Pulling together received wisdom and original research, the authors provide a clear and practical overview of the sustainable property development process as...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Fall Prevention Through Design in Construction

    The Benefits of Mobile Computing

    By Imriyas Kamardeen

    Series: Spon Research

    The role of designers has traditionally been to design a building so that it conforms to accepted local building codes. The safety of workers is left up to the contractor building the designs. Research shows, however, that designers can have an especially strong influence on construction safety...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. JCT Contract Administration Pocket Book

    By Andy Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Pocket Books

    Successfully managing your JCT contracts is a must, and this handy reference is the swiftest way to doing just that. Making reference to best practice throughout, the JCT Standard Building Contracts SBC/Q, DB and MW are used as examples to take you through all the essential contract administration...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Electric Wiring for Domestic Installers

    By Brian Scaddan

    This book has for many years been the standard guide to the practical aspects of domestic electrical wiring. It explains how to carry out work safely and correctly in a step-by-step manner. Essential reading for anyone obtaining a Domestic Installer Scheme Qualification which relates to Part P of...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. PAT: Portable Appliance Testing

    In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment, 4th Edition

    By Brian Scaddan

    Fully up-to-date with the relevant parts of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Amendment 3 and the 2012 Code of Practice Provides all the required information on portable appliance testing in a user-friendly manner Expert advice from an engineering training consultant, supported with...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge