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  1. Reducing Thermal Bridging at Junctions When Designing and Installing Solid Wall Insulation

    FB 61

    By Caroline Weeks, Tim Ward, Colin King

    With the advent of the Green Deal, Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and other financial incentives to improve the UK’s existing building stock, there has never been a more relevant time to push the construction industry towards better performance. Current practice during refurbishment does little or...

    Published February 18th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  2. Best Tall Buildings 2013

    CTBUH International Award Winning Projects

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Safarik Daniel

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Construction Technology

    Edited by Paul Chinowsky

    Series: Critical Concepts in Construction

    The evolution of the construction industry is closely linked with the introduction and evolution of information technologies. Today, collaboration, distributed document management, and instant communications are joining classic scheduling and estimating applications as the standard tools employed...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Occupational Safety and Hygiene II

    Edited by Pedro Arezes, João. S. Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, Sergio A. Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo

    Occupational Safety and Hygiene II contains selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO2014, Guimarães, Portugal, 13-14 February 2014), which was organized by the Portuguese Society for Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SPOSHO). The contributions focus on...

    Published January 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Construction Cost Management

    Learning from Case Studies, 2nd Edition

    By Keith Potts, Nii Ankrah

    In this updated and expanded second edition, Keith Potts and Nii Ankrah examine key issues in construction cost management across the building and civil engineering sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Best practice from pre-contract to post-contract phases of the project life-cycle are...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability

    Mapping the Transition to 2050

    Edited by Tim Dixon, Malcolm Eames, Miriam Hunt, Simon Lannon

    With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon Hub As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Housing in the UK

    National comparisons in typology, condition and cost of poor housing

    By Justine Piddington, Helen Garrett, Nowak Tad

    There is a regular call for UK housing statistics to compare them with international countries. However, statistics in the UK are compiled from the four separate and different housing stock surveys in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England which is difficult to combine as a unified whole....

    Published January 22nd 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Sustainability Principles and Practice

    By Margaret Robertson

    Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Bassett's Environmental Health Procedures

    8th Edition

    By Tim Deveaux

    Environmental health law is a wide-ranging, detailed and complex body of law within the UK. Environmental Health Procedures is an established and essential reference source which provides an accessible entry into enforcement and administrative procedures for environmental health. The main legal...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge