• The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing book cover

    The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing

    2nd Edition

    By Justin Henshell

    The ever evolving technology of waterproofing presents challenges and risks for architects and engineers who do not specialize in the field. The revised edition of The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing Systems provides the education and product information to enable designers to take a sound,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

  • Energy Accounts: Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future book cover

    Energy Accounts

    Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Willis, William W. Braham, Katsuhiko Muramoto, Daniel A. Barber

    How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design? Energy Accounts explores potential answers to this question through compelling images, data visualizations, narratives, and other examples of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-29
    Routledge

  • Passive House in Different Climates: The Path to Net Zero book cover

    Passive House in Different Climates

    The Path to Net Zero, 1st Edition

    By Mary James, James Bill

    Passive House in Different Climates introduces the seven Passive House principles, to help you create super-insulated, airtight buildings that require minimal energy use to heat, cool, dehumidify, and ventilate, with superior indoor air quality and year-round comfort. Seventeen case studies in four…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge

  • NEC3 Construction Contracts: 100 Questions and Answers book cover

    NEC3 Construction Contracts: 100 Questions and Answers

    1st Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    Which member of the NEC3 family of contracts should I use? How do I choose and use my main and secondary options? What are the roles and responsibilities of the various parties? How should I effectively manage early warnings and compensation events? Important questions can arise when working with…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Conventions for Calculating Linear Thermal Transmittance and Temperature Factors: (BR 497) book cover

    Conventions for Calculating Linear Thermal Transmittance and Temperature Factors

    (BR 497), 2nd Edition

    By Tim Ward, Graeme Hannah, Chris Sanders

    Amongst other measures that address the need to reduce CO2 emissions, that of having better insulated buildings requires more sophisticated methods such as numerical modelling to calculate the heat loss caused by thermal bridging at wall, roof and floor junctions and around openings. This guide…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Full Cost of Poor Housing book cover

    The Full Cost of Poor Housing

    1st Edition

    By Mike Roys, Simon Nicol, Helen Garrett

    There is a long-established, recognised relationship between poor housing and poor health. This report presents the findings from a joint BRE Trust–DCLG project to update and improve estimates of the cost to the NHS of living in poor housing. It builds on data originally published in The real cost…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    IHS BRE Press

  • BIM for Construction Clients book cover

    BIM for Construction Clients

    1st Edition

    By Richard Saxon

    With the government-mandated 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 upon us there is a need for everyone in the built environment to embrace the advantages of BIM-enabled working. Clients are not often confident to play their allotted role and must understand what is required of them and how best to utilise…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    RIBA Publishing

  • Implementing Virtual Design and Construction using BIM: Current and future practices book cover

    Implementing Virtual Design and Construction using BIM

    Current and future practices, 1st Edition

    By Lennart Andersson, Kyla Farrell, Oleg Moshkovich, Cheryle Cranbourne

    Implementing Virtual Design and Construction using BIM outlines the team structure, software and production ecosystem needed for an effective Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) process through current real world case studies of projects both in development and under construction. It…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Buildings: Case Studies and Lessons Learned book cover

    Net Zero Energy Buildings

    Case Studies and Lessons Learned, 1st Edition

    By Linda Reeder

    This book presents 18 in-depth case studies of net zero energy buildings—low-energy building that generate as much energy as they consume over the course of a year—for a range of project types, sizes, and U.S. climate zones. Each case study describes the owner’s goals, the design and construction…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Cost Planning of PFI and PPP Building Projects book cover

    Cost Planning of PFI and PPP Building Projects

    1st Edition

    By Abdelhalim Boussabaine

    This topical and timely book presents and innovative approach to dealing with the complexities of cost planning in PFI. PFI/PPP projects have a significantly different costing environment from conventionally procured projects, requiring cost analysts to use their expertise and innovative thinking…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge

  • Sketching for Engineers and Architects book cover

    Sketching for Engineers and Architects

    1st Edition

    By Ron Slade

    Using real working drawings from a 50 year career, Ron Slade shows how drawing remains at the heart of the design process in the everyday working life of engineers and architects. The book explains simple techniques that can be learnt and used to enhance any professional’s natural ability. Using…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment: Assessment and Design book cover

    Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment

    Assessment and Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Allard, Cristian Ghiaus

    Throughout the world, there is an increasing interest in ecological design of buildings, and natural ventilation has proved to be the most efficient low-energy cooling technique. Its practical application, however, is hindered by the lack of information on the complex relationship between the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
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