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  1. An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references...

    Published June 16th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  2. R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry

    Edited by Keith Hampson, Judy A. Kraatz, Adriana X. Sanchez

    Series: CIB

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Parametric Cost Modeling for Buildings

    By Donald E. Parker

    Successful cost management and value engineering in construction is based on accurate and early estimations of cost, and this book is the quickest route to creating a cost plan from scratch. The budgeting system described in this book will help the reader to: document project scope at a level...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Modeling and Computation in Engineering III

    Edited by Lei Zhang, Liquan Xie

    The demands of modeling and computation in engineering are rapidly growing as a multidisciplinary area with connections to engineering, mathematics and computer science. Modeling and Computation in Engineering III contains 45 technical papers from the 3rd International Conference on Modeling and...

    Published June 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Architectural System Structures

    Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

    By Kasper Sánchez Vibæk

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural results. In order to make such a system structure operational, the elaboration of a model...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension

    Edited by Airong Chen, Dan M. Frangopol, Xin Ruan

    Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension contains the lectures and papers presented at IABMAS 2014, the Seventh International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2014), held in Shanghai, China, July 7-11, 2014. This set consists of a book of abstracts...

    Published May 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Understanding NEC3: Engineering and Construction Short Contract

    A Practical Handbook

    By Kelvin Hughes

    As usage of the NEC (formerly the New Engineering Contract) family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. This set of contracts, currently in the third edition, is different to...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Approved Document L2B

    Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings)

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement over 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of 25% overall, rather than for each individual...

    Published May 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  9. From Intelligent to Smart Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin, Husam Al Waer

    The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilizing the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also incorporate considerations of social and environmental capital in order to transform the life and work of cities. This book...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Building Construction Handbook

    10th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

    The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge