• Practical Building Conservation, 10-volume set book cover

    Practical Building Conservation, 10-volume set

    1st Edition

    By Historic England

    Since the original series of Practical Building Conservation appeared in 1988, it has become a standard reference for those caring for historic buildings large and small: essential reading for architects, surveyors and building managers, as well as conservators. This new and much expanded set of 10…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings book cover

    Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Paul Appleby

    Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings aims to provide a guide to members of design and masterplanning teams on how to deliver sustainable development and buildings cost effectively, meeting current and emerging UK and international statutory and planning requirements. Using a series of case…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems: Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples book cover

    A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems

    Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples, 1st Edition

    By L.D. Danny Harvey

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Buildings account for over one third of global energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Reducing energy use by buildings is therefore an essential part of any strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Communication in Construction Teams book cover

    Communication in Construction Teams

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Emmitt, Christopher Gorse

    Construction teams are usually complex, interdisciplinary and temporary, and, as such, the need for effective communication is crucial. However, published data regarding the manner in which individuals interact within the temporary project team is scarce, with little other than anecdotal evidence…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Advances in Passive Cooling book cover

    Advances in Passive Cooling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    Following a rapid increase in the use of air conditioning in buildings of all types, the energy demand for powering such devices has become a significant cause for concern. Passive cooling is increasingly being thought of as the best alternative to air conditioning. This book offers the latest…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

  • The Economics of Fire Protection book cover

    The Economics of Fire Protection

    1st Edition

    By Ganapathy Ramachandran

    This important new book, the first of its kind in the fire safety field, discusses the economic problems faced by decision-makers in the areas of fire safety and fire precautions. The author considers the theoretical aspects of cost-benefit analysis and other relevant economic problems with…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Relational Contracting for Construction Excellence: Principles, Practices and Case Studies book cover

    Relational Contracting for Construction Excellence

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Albert P Chan, Daniel W Chan, John F Yeung

    Improved efficiency and effectiveness in the construction industry provide huge potential savings. Various forms of relational contracting such as partnering, alliancing, public private partnership (PPP), and joint venture are good examples of this. Relational Contracting for Construction…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Indoor Environment Handbook: How to Make Buildings Healthy and Comfortable book cover

    The Indoor Environment Handbook

    How to Make Buildings Healthy and Comfortable, 1st Edition

    By Philomena Bluyssen

    Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 award. Ensuring that buildings are healthy and comfortable for their occupants is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers. This highly practical handbook will help make that process more efficient and effective. It begins…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Procurement in the Construction Industry: The Impact and Cost of Alternative Market and Supply Processes book cover

    Procurement in the Construction Industry

    The Impact and Cost of Alternative Market and Supply Processes, 1st Edition

    By William Hughes, Patricia M. Hillebrandt, David Greenwood, Wisdom Kwawu

    Do recent moves in the construction industry towards collaborative working and other new procurement procedures really make good business sense? Procurement in the Construction Industry is the result of research into this question and it includes the first rigorous categorizing of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Building Ventilation: The State of the Art book cover

    Building Ventilation

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Peter Wouters

    Ensuring optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. Prepared by recognized experts from Europe and the US, and published in association with the International Energy Agency's Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), this authoritative work provides organized,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildings book cover

    Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Masahiko Higashino, Shin Okamoto

    This state of the art report from an international task group (TG44) of CIB, the International Council of Building Research Organizations, presents a highly authoritative guide to the application of innovative technologies on response control and seismic isolation of buildings to practice worldwide…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Radon: Guidance on Protective Measures for New Buildings (2015 Edition) book cover

    Radon

    Guidance on Protective Measures for New Buildings (2015 Edition), 5th Edition

    By Chris Scivyer

    This report gives guidance for reducing the concentration of radon in new buildings, extensions, conversions, and refurbishment, to reduce the risk to occupants of exposure to radon. It provides practical details on methods of protecting new buildings, extensions, conversions and refurbishment,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    IHS BRE Press

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