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  • Net Zero Energy Buildings

    Case Studies and Lessons Learned

    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 – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Facilities Design, Fourth Edition

    By Sunderesh S. Heragu

    This textbook continues to strike a healthy balance between theory and practice. It provides students with an understanding of the practical aspects of implementing preliminary design development through analytical models. This new edition features chapter reorganization, rewrites, deletion of some…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-05-17 
    CRC Press

  • Housing and Home Unbound

    Intersections in economics, environment and politics in Australia

    Edited by Nicole Cook, Aidan Davison, Louise Crabtree

    Housing and Home Unbound pioneers understandings of housing and home as a meeting ground in which intensive practices, materials and meanings tangle with extensive economic, environmental and political worlds. Cutting across disciplines, the book opens up the conceptual and empirical study of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-04-27 
    Apple Academic Press
    Advances in Hospitality and Tourism

  • Research Methodology in the Built Environment

    A Selection of Case Studies

    Edited by Vian Ahmed, Alex Opoku, Zeeshan Aziz

    Built environment students are not always familiar with the range of different research approaches they could be using for their projects. Whether you are undertaking a postgraduate doctoral programme or facing an undergraduate or masters dissertation, this book provides general advice, as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Delivering Value with BIM

    A whole-of-life approach

    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 constructed asset. This book provides an evidence-based,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Integral Logistics Management

    Operations and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies, Fifth Edition

    By Paul Schönsleben

    Simplified theories, magic formulas, and popular catchwords will only take you so far when dealing with real-world logistics, operations, and supply chain management scenarios. The complex reality of day-to-day operations in organizations within industry and the service sector demands highly…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    CRC Press

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian A. Melville, Ian A. Gordon

    This new edition of Reporting for Buyers provides guidance for the surveyor on setting out the findings of the inspection in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal way. The book provides a full, critical look at the current situation, describing the various types of report currently available to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-02-17 
    IHS BRE Press

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Inspecting, 2nd Edition

    By Philip Santo

    Inspections and Reports on Dwellings is a three-volume series that comprehensively explores the process of independent professional home assessment required for the purchase of residential property. This fully updated second edition of Inspecting retains a focus on the needs of the surveyor to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

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