Articles in the Professional category
Articles in the Professional category
This year Routledge have a number of new books publishing that will be essential tools for the concerning professional. We have selected a few of the key titles below. For a full listing of our professional books click on the links to the catalogs below.
This year Routledge have a number of books publishing on green buildings this year. We have selected a few of the key titles below. For a full listing of our sustainable building titles click on the links to the catalogs below.
Are you looking for new books and the latest research to enhance your practice?
Routledge Built Environment publishes a wide range of excellent titles in a variety of disciplines, aimed at supporting professionals across Architecture, Construction, Energy, Landscape, Property, and Urban Planning.
If you're interested in learning more, please take a moment to browse below for a sample of some of our many professional titles that are available.
Building Surveys has been a trusted guide for both students and professionals for over 30 years, evolving throughout its eight editions to address the challenges and responsibilities of the building surveying role. It covers everything needed for initial inspections such as equipment, know-how and procedures to writing an accurate report, making it indispensable to those practicing in or studying this field.
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An authoritative guide to using timber culled from the UK’s urban timber resource (street, park and urban woodland trees). This BRE Trust report provides guidance on the selection and identification of high value stems, processing, drying, transportation, storage and the logistical problems associated with felled material. The report aims to promote the use of many common and exotic urban tree species for high-value solid wood products rather than processed for firewood, chipped to produce mulch or sent to landfill. To order your copy of the book click here
With the challenges of global warming, climate change and population growth, and increasing concern in the UK that the demand for wholesome water will soon begin to exceed supply, a study was conducted to survey the acceptability of introducing low flow water fittings to domestic buildings. The study included: an experiment to test public opinion about low flow water fittings, focus group, survey of manufacturers and installers, and a literature review of public attitudes and behavior regarding water use. The results give an improved understanding of the barriers and enablers to water-efficient behavior which is essential to the appropriate installation of low flow rate appliances and their acceptance by the public.
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By Paul Appleby
Explores the relationship between the refurbishment of existing buildings, facility management and the wider community infrastructure.
Illustrated throughout with case studies and examples of best practice, this is a must-have handbook for engineers, architects, developers, contractors and facility managers.
All you need to know to manage your projects ...
"An excellent publication which will provide a constant reference work for the industry."
- Paul C Clifford, Green Leader Limited (Review of the previous edition)
Tired of trawling through the Wiring Regs?
Perplexed by Part P?
Confused by cables, conductors and circuits?
Then look no further! Wiring Regulations in Brief provides an on-the-job reference source for Electricians, Designers, Service Engineers, Inspectors, Builders, Students, DIY enthusiasts
Guide To Natural Ventilation in High Rise Office Buildings is a tried and tested solutions to real-life problems make this an essential guide for anyone working on the design and operation of tall buildings anywhere in the world. This is the first technical guide from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s Tall Buildings & Sustainability Working Group looking in depth at a key element in the creation of tall buildings with a much-reduced environmental impact, while taking the industry closer to an appreciation of what constitutes a sustainable tall building, and what factors affect the sustainability threshold for tall.