• Innovation in Small Construction Firms book cover

    Innovation in Small Construction Firms

    1st Edition

    By Peter Barrett, Martin Sexton, Angela Lee

    Innovation in Small Construction Firms promotes the benefits of innovation, and stimulate innovation capability within and between small and medium sized (SMEs) construction firms in an effort to bring in a new 'can innovate, should innovate, want to innovate' culture to the construction industry.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Collaborative Construction Information Management book cover

    Collaborative Construction Information Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Shen, Peter Brandon, Andrew Baldwin

    Most construction projects are large and costly. Collaborative working involves two or more stakeholders sharing their efforts and resources to complete the project more effectively and efficiently. Collaborative, integrative and multi-disciplinary teams can tackle the complex issues involved in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildings book cover

    The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Joana Carla Soares Goncalves

    Tall buildings represent one of the most energy-intensive architectural typologies, while at the same time offering the high density work and living conditions that many believe will an important constituent of future sustainable communities. How, then, can their environmental impact be lessened?…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

  • Building for a Changing Climate: The Challenge for Construction, Planning and Energy book cover

    Building for a Changing Climate

    The Challenge for Construction, Planning and Energy, 1st Edition

    By Peter F. Smith

    There is now a practically universal consensus that our climate is changing rapidly, and as a direct result of human activities. While there is extensive debate about what we can do to mitigate the damage we are causing, it is becoming increasingly clear that a large part of our resources will have…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Employee Resourcing in the Construction Industry: Strategic Considerations and Operational Practice book cover

    Employee Resourcing in the Construction Industry

    Strategic Considerations and Operational Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ani Raiden, Andrew Dainty, Richard Neale

    Construction is one of the most challenging industrial environments for effective people management. It is characterised by geographically dispersed projects, production-oriented management styles, long working hours, high levels of staff turnover and employment practices grounded in the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Applying fabric first principles to comply with energy efficiency requirements in dwellings book cover

    Applying fabric first principles to comply with energy efficiency requirements in dwellings

    1st Edition

    By Steven Stenlund

    Significant improvements to the regulatory requirements for energy efficiency in national building regulations are now in force. This guide explains the implications of these requirements and demonstrates how to meet them by using fabric first principles.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    IHS BRE Press

  • Cracking in Buildings: BR292 2e book cover

    Cracking in Buildings

    BR292 2e, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Sadgrove, Chris Scivyer

    Cracks are inevitable in virtually all types of construction because of the kind of materials we use, the ways in which we use or misuse them and the service conditions that our buildings experience. Nevertheless, cracks are often unsightly and, to the uninitiated, may be a sign of serious problems…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    IHS BRE Press

  • Designing Out Unintended Consequences When Undertaking Solid Wall Insulation book cover

    Designing Out Unintended Consequences When Undertaking Solid Wall Insulation

    1st Edition

    By Colin King, Caroline Weeks

    Refurbishing solid walls with externally or internally applied insulation can help to reduce heat loss from a building, but it has the potential to introduce a range of undesirable effects such as condensation and mould growth if not carried out correctly. This guide for surveyors, designers and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Impact of Building Information Modelling: Transforming Construction book cover

    The Impact of Building Information Modelling

    Transforming Construction, 1st Edition

    By Ray Crotty

    Construction projects involve a complex set of relationships, between parties with different professional backgrounds trying to achieve a very complex goal. Under these difficult circumstances, the quality of information on which projects are based should be of the highest possible standard. The…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Watts Pocket Handbook book cover

    Watts Pocket Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Rushton

    Back in print for the first time in years, the Watts Pocket Handbook renews its commitment to share industry knowledge by providing technical and legal information across a comprehensive spread of property and construction topics. Compiled by the Watts Technical Director, the Handbook…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Delivering Value with BIM: A whole-of-life approach book cover

    Delivering Value with BIM

    A whole-of-life approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana X. Sanchez, Keith D. Hampson, Simon Vaux

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a global phenomenon which is gaining significant momentum across the world. Currently there is little information on how to realise and monitor benefits from implementing BIM across the life-cycle of a built environment asset. This book provides a practical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Embedded Security: Procuring an Effective Facility Protective Security System book cover

    Embedded Security

    Procuring an Effective Facility Protective Security System, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Jones

    Buildings protect what is important to us and given that there will always be threats to building security, there is a need to deploy appropriate and proportionate protective security to protect people and assets from losses. This guide, written for the procurement team, discusses the importance of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31
    IHS BRE Press

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