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  1. Factory-Constructed Housing Developments

    Planning, Design, and Construction

    By William F. Albern

    An attractive, lower-cost alternative to site-built homes, factory-constructed housing is becoming increasingly popular. New, more sophisticated methods of construction and strict federal, state, and local codes have resulted in safer, more attractive, and more affordable homes.Written by a...

    Published June 18th 1997 by CRC Press

  2. Naturally Ventilated Buildings

    Building for the senses, the economy and society

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    While there are many historical examples of successful naturally ventilated buildings, standards for indoor climate have tended to emphasise active, mechanical airflow systems rather than passive natural systems. Despite its importance, knowledge about the performance of naturally ventilated...

    Published June 11th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Energy Management and Operating Costs in Buildings

    By Keith Moss

    Managing the consumption and conservation of energy in buildings must now become the concern of both building managers and occupants. The provision of lighting, hot water supply, communications, cooking, space heating and cooling accounts for 45 per cent of UK energy consumption.Energy Management...

    Published June 4th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Basic Surveying

    4th Edition

    By Raymond Paul, Walter Whyte

    The primary aim of this book is to provide a guide to current practice and equipment for non-specialist surveyors in the various professions involved in the construction industry and the environment. It is suitable for students preparing for degrees and diplomas in architecture, building, building...

    Published June 4th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Competitive Tendering - Management and Reality

    Achieving value for money

    By Philip Sayers, P. Sayers

    This is a book written by those at the sharp end of leisure service contract management. The lessons that can be learned from it are of value to everyone involved in, or studying, all forms of contract management. Readers will be able to benefit from examples of best, and worst, practice. The book...

    Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Practical Analog Electronics for Technicians

    By W A Kimber

    'Practical Analog Electronics for Technicians' not only provides an accessible introduction to electronics, but also supplies all the problems and practical activities needed to gain hands-on knowledge and experience. This emphasis on practice is surprisingly unusual in electronics texts, and has...

    Published April 16th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Sick Building Syndrome

    Concepts, Issues and Practice

    Edited by Jack Rostron

    Sick building syndrome is for many of us an enigma. The legislative precedents currently being set in North America underline the need for rational examination of the problem. This new collection of expert writing will help unravel the complex issues involved. The book explores sick building...

    Published March 12th 1997 by Routledge

  8. The Procurement and Management of Small Works and Minor Maintenance

    The Principal Considerations for Client Organisations

    By Jeremy Headley, Alan Griffith

    Series: Chartered Institute of Building

    Many client organisations occupy large and often diverse property estates which require significant expenditure on maintenance, alterations, refurbishment or small-scale new building work. Effective organisation and efficient allocation of resources are essential to ensure that the works are...

    Published February 26th 1997 by Routledge

  9. The Engineer's Cost Handbook

    Tools for Managing Project Costs

    By Richard E. Westney

    Offers coverage of each important step in engineering cost control process, from project justification to life-cycle costs. The book describes cost control systems and shows how to apply the principles of value engineering. It explains estimating methodology and the estimation of engineering,...

    Published February 25th 1997 by CRC Press