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  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Melville, Ian Gordon

    Completing the series of books called Inspections and Reports on Dwellings, the third and final book, Reporting for Buyers, offers the surveyor guidance on setting out their findings in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal manner. The book provides a fuller and more critical picture of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16 

  • Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism

    Theory, Practice, and Applications

    Edited by Muzaffer Uysal, Zvi Schwartz, Ercan Sirakaya-Turk

    Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism is a timely and unique book focusing on management science applications. The first section of the book introduces the concept of management science application in hospitality and tourism and related issues to set the stage for subsequent sections.…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Advances in Hospitality and Tourism

  • Performance of Exemplar Buildings in Use

    Bridging the Performance Gap

    Edited by Yetunde Abdul

    This report reviews the operational performance of three public-sector office buildings designed to achieve energy and water efficiency over the longer term, based on a study carried out in 2010–2012. The study, funded by BRE Trust, the Cabinet Office and the Department for Environment, Food and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    IHS BRE Press

  • BIM and Quantity Surveying

    Edited by Steve Pittard, Peter Sell

    The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients, designers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and building managers are still finding their feet in an industry where BIM…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jennifer Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair

    By Patrick Reddin

    Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair provides housing officers, surveyors, landlords, tenants, lawyers and environmental health inspectors with the essential information they need to record, diagnose and remedy disrepair. Pat Reddin presents technical information methodically, including useful…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • HVAC Fundamentals, Third Edition

    By Samuel C. Sugarman

    Updated with chapters on ventilating and exhausting systems and HVAC systems, this third edition of a bestseller covers the range of HVAC systems. The coverages is into components and controls for air, water, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning and readers will learn why one component or…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Fairmont Press

  • Strategic Winery Tourism and Management

    Building Competitive Winery Tourism and Winery Management Strategy

    Edited by Kyuho Lee

    Strategic Winery Tourism and Management: Building Competitive Winery Tourism and Winery Management Strategy presents cutting-edge knowledge and research related to strategic winery tourism and winery management. It highlights the major theories on strategic winery tourism and winery management and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Apple Academic Press
    Advances in Hospitality and Tourism

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An introduction for non-lawyers

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues which may…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05

  • An Era of Expansion

    Construction at the University of Cambridge 1996–2006

    By David M. Adamson

    Changing conditions in Higher Education and national funding regimes preceded a proliferation of construction projects in universities between 1996 and 2006. This book reviews a hundred projects between 1996 and 2006, and uses 9 detailed case studies from the author's time in charge of capital…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11

  • Energy and Analytics

    BIG DATA and Building Technology Integration

    By John J. "Jack" McGowan, CEM

    This book details how to leverage big data style analytics to manage and coordinate the key issues in both energy supply and demand. It presents a detailed explanation of the underlying systems technology that enables big data in buildings and how this technology provides added cost benefit from…

    Hardback – 2015-07-06
    Fairmont Press

  • Energy Centered Management

    A Guide to Reducing Energy Consumption and Cost

    By Marvin T. Howell

    This book provides organizations with a guide to planning, developing, and implementing an energy reduction and management program. It is specially designed to achieve energy reduction deployment including top management for all employees and onsite contractors. Energy reduction deployment (ERD)…

    Hardback – 2015-05-13
    Fairmont Press

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