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  1. Evacuating Vulnerable and Dependent People from Buildings in an Emergency

    By David Crowder, David Charters

    How should elderly, ill or children be evacuated from buildings, residential care, healthcare and domestic premises? This guide provides support for designers, owners and managers of buildings so that they can formulate efficient strategies for the effective evacuation of people with mobility...

    Published April 5th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  2. Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Management

    By Paul Appleby

    Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve...

    Published February 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Energy Engineering, Seventh Edition

    By Albert Thumann, D. Paul Mehta

    With new chapters on electrical system optimization and ISO 50001, this edition covers the latest updates to codes and standards in the energy industry. It includes chapters on energy economic analysis, energy auditing, waste heat recovery, utility system optimization, HVAC, cogeneration, control...

    Published February 19th 2013 by Fairmont Press

  4. Facilities Management and the Business of Managing Assets

    By Danny Then Shiem-Shin, Tan Teng Hee

    The importance of facilities management to the effective operation of all businesses is now widely accepted. Where there continues to be debate is on what constitutes a successful approach, and how much attention it should be given within an overall business plan. Drawing on both research and...

    Published February 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Complete Guide to Physical Security

    By Paul R. Baker, Daniel J. Benny

    To adequately protect an organization, physical security must go beyond the "gates, guns, and guards" mentality that characterizes most security programs. Creating a sound security plan involves understanding not only security requirements but also the dynamics of the marketplace, employee issues,...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Auerbach Publications

  6. Handbook of Energy Audits, Ninth Edition

    By Albert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

    This best-selling handbook is the most comprehensive and practical reference available on energy auditing in buildings and industry. Topics include energy assessment and computer software which will guide you in planning and carrying out a thorough and accurate energy audit of any type of facility,...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Fairmont Press

  7. Corporate Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Crisis, Crime, Fraud, and Misconduct

    By Christopher J. Cubbage, CPP, David J. Brooks, PhD

    As corporations and governments become more litigious and risk averse, international risk management becomes more complex. Corporate Security in the Asia-Pacific Region: Crisis, Crime, Fraud, and Misconduct examines real cases of corporate crisis, crime, fraud, and other misconduct that corporate...

    Published August 27th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Hospitality Security

    Managing Security in Today’s Hotel, Lodging, Entertainment, and Tourism Environment

    By Darrell Clifton

    A security director must have knowledge of criminal and civil law, risk and personnel management, budgeting and finance, and a host of other areas in order to be effective. Hospitality Security: Managing Security in Today’s Hotel, Lodging, Entertainment, and Tourism Environment provides...

    Published May 29th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Managing Organizational Ecologies

    Space, Management, and Organizations

    Edited by Keith Alexander, Ilfryn Price

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    The term Facilities Management has become global but fraught with confusion as to what the term signifies. For some, notably in the USA, Facilities Management remains a discipline of human ecology. Elsewhere the term has become conflated with an alternative meaning: providing or outsourcing the...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Quality Lighting for High Performance Buildings

    By Michael Stiller

    This book provides an overview of the basic concepts of quality, indoor lighting, and explains concepts like visual comfort, visual interest, and integrated design as they relate to the practice of lighting design. Energy-efficient lighting technologies, including LED lighting and digital control...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Fairmont Press