• Assessing the Performance of Phase Change Materials in Buildings book cover

    Assessing the Performance of Phase Change Materials in Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Corinne Williams

    Find out about how Phase Change Materials (latent heat technology) are being used in building applications. PCMs can smooth  daily temperature  fluctuations and  prevent overheating in buildings. They can also be used as part of low energy ventilation and cooling systems. Phase…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture: Air, Comfort and Climate book cover

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture

    Air, Comfort and Climate, 1st Edition

    By C. Alan Short

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Online Learning for STEM Subjects: International Examples of Technologies and Pedagogies in Use book cover

    Online Learning for STEM Subjects

    International Examples of Technologies and Pedagogies in Use, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Childs, Robby Soetanto

    The Global Collaboration initiatives related in this book are examples of how educators have experimented with different mechanisms to provide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programmes through information and communication technologies. In many cases, these…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

  • Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate book cover

    Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Backhouse, Ed Ferrett

    The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

  • Project Finance for Construction book cover

    Project Finance for Construction

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Higham, Carl Bridge, Peter Farrell

    The world of construction is intrinsically linked with that of finance, from the procurement and tendering stage of projects right through to valuation of buildings. In addition to this, things like administrations, liquidations, mergers, take-overs, buy-outs and floatations affect construction…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Managing Public Safety Technology: Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations book cover

    Managing Public Safety Technology

    Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Rose, Donald C. Lacher

    Divided into four sections—public safety agencies, key issues like interoperability and cybercrime, management skills, and emerging trends like the transfer of military technologies to civilian agencies, Managing Public Safety Technology illustrates how essential managing technology is to the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Construction Adjudication in Ireland book cover

    Construction Adjudication in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Hussey

    The Construction Contracts Act 2013 introduces adjudication for the construction industry in Ireland for the first time. The essence of adjudication is in providing a means whereby disputes as to payment under a construction contract are resolved quickly and cheaply. The key feature distinguishing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Green Building, Environment, Energy and Civil Engineering: Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2016), April 26-27 2016, Hong Kong, P.R. China book cover

    Green Building, Environment, Energy and Civil Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2016), April 26-27 2016, Hong Kong, P.R. China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jimmy Kao, Wen-Pei Sung

    This proceedings volume contains select Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering related papers from the 2016 International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE2016) which was held in Hong Kong, P.R. China, April 17-18, 2016. This volume of proceedings aims to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World book cover

    Health and Safety in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Fabric Formwork Book: Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete book cover

    The Fabric Formwork Book

    Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete, 1st Edition

    By Mark West

    Concrete is the most used man-made material in the world and is the fundamental physical medium for most of the world’s architecture and construction. The character of concrete is largely the product of the rigid moulds that have shaped it since its invention in antiquity. The advent of flexible…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings book cover

    A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas Harris

    This new edition of A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings begins by asking why we need to control energy use in buildings and proceeds to discuss how the energy consumption of a building can be assessed or estimated through an energy audit. It then details a range of interventions to reduce…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Real Estate in Italy: Markets, Investment Vehicles and Performance book cover

    Real Estate in Italy

    Markets, Investment Vehicles and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Guido Abate, Giuditta Losa

    This in-depth case study evaluates the recent evolution of the Italian real estate market, which has lately been subject to two interlocking phenomena: a serious devaluation of physical assets and, at the same time, a deep legislative innovation of the vehicles investing in this asset class.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

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