Understanding Construction

  • Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract: A Practical Handbook book cover

    Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract

    A Practical Handbook, 2nd Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    As usage of the NEC family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract uses plain English to lead the reader through the NEC4 Engineering and Construction…

    Paperback – 2018-08-03
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    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding NEC4: Term Service Contract book cover

    Understanding NEC4

    Term Service Contract

    By Kelvin Hughes, Patrick Waterhouse

    With the release of the new NEC (formerly the New Engineering Contract), the use of the family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, as does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Now in its fourth edition, this set of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts book cover

    Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts

    10th Edition

    By David Chappell

    This tenth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2016 to payment provisions, loss and/or expense, insurance and many other smaller but significant changes, and includes a section on performance bonds and guarantees. This remains the most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding the Building Regulations book cover

    Understanding the Building Regulations

    6th Edition

    By Simon Polley

    Do you need a concise, jargon-free and compact guide to the UK building regulations? Simon Polley boils down the regulations to their basic features, explaining the core principles behind them. Easy to read and light enough to carry around with you, this is the ideal introduction to a vital part…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding NEC3: Engineering and Construction Short Contract: A Practical Handbook book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding NEC3 : Professional Services Contract: A Practical Handbook book cover

    Understanding NEC3 : Professional Services Contract

    A Practical Handbook

    By Kelvin Hughes

    As use 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. Currently in its third edition, this set of contracts is different to others in…

    Paperback – 2013-08-02
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding Building Failures book cover

    Understanding Building Failures

    4th Edition

    By James Douglas, Bill Ransom

    Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry. The lessons learned over the last forty years have not been fully applied. Many new or refurbished buildings still leak or crack. Lack of awareness by designers and installers as to the main mechanisms that trigger such failures…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
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    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding the NEC3 ECC Contract: A Practical Handbook book cover

    Understanding the NEC3 ECC 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. Currently in its third edition, this set of contracts is different to others in…

    Paperback – 2012-10-16
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding the CDM 2007 Regulations book cover

    Understanding the CDM 2007 Regulations

    2nd Edition

    By Owen V Griffiths, Alun V Griffiths

    Almost 3000 lives have been lost in the UK construction industry over the last twenty-five years, in addition to those seriously injured or made ill. The need to reduce this rate has required tight controls to be introduced throughout the planning and management of construction…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14
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    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding IT in Construction book cover

    Understanding IT in Construction

    By Ming Sun, Rob Howard

    In recent years, Information Technology (IT) has been transforming business practice in many sectors resulting in efficiency gains and improved services for the client. The construction industry lags behind other manufacturing and service industries in adopting the new technology. To promote the…

    Paperback – 2003-12-04
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    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding the Building Regulations book cover

    Understanding the Building Regulations

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Polley

    This is a new edition of the highly successful introductory guide to current Building Regulations and Approval Documents. Including the major revisions to part B, it is an essential tool for those involved in design and construction and for those who require knowledge of building control.…

    Paperback – 2001-09-06
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction: A Practical Guide to ISO 9000 for Contractors book cover

    Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction

    A Practical Guide to ISO 9000 for Contractors

    By H.W. Chung

    The ISO 9000 family of quality standards has been adopted world-wide as a framework for building better relationships between suppliers and customers. Originally a manufacturing-industry concern, quality is now acknowledged to be a key issue for the construction sector whose clients increasingly…

    Paperback – 1999-08-12
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    Understanding Construction