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Paint Contractor's Manual
Paint Contractor's Manual
by Dave Matis
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How to start and run a profitable paint contracting company: getting set up to handle volume work and getting top production from your crews. Loaded with man-hour estimates, sample forms, contracts, and examples you can use.... (read more)

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Management of Construction Projects: A Constructor's Perspective
Management of Construction Projects: A Constructor's Perspective
by John E. Schaufelberger
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Written from the perspective of the general contractor's project manager, this comprehensive construction project management reference illustrates the team approach to project management that is prevalent in private sector construction. Using a single... (read more)

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Basic Engineering Calculations for Contractors
Basic Engineering Calculations for Contractors
by August W. Domel
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Save BIG BUCK$ on consulting engineering fees! Why pay expensive consulting engineers every time you're faced with changes to residential and light construction plans? Now you can proceed on your own with complete confidence thanks to Basic Engineering... (read more)

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Basic Engineering for Builders
Basic Engineering for Builders
by Max Schwartz
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Engineering is as much a part of building today as steel girders or wood rafters. This book explains, in non-technical language, the principles of construction engineering. It's a readable, easy-to-follow reference for all the non-engineers in... (read more)

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Your Little Black Book of Building Basics: Commercial Real Estate Construction & Development
Your Little Black Book of Building Basics: Commercial Real Estate Construction & Development
by Jeff P. Manning
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Do you need to complete the construction, rehabilitation, remodel, or even demolition of a building? Do you have questions about the best way to tackle the challenges of a construction build-out? Would you like real world answers in an easy to understand... (read more)

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Construction Business Management: A Guide to Contracting for Business Success
Construction Business Management: A Guide to Contracting for Business Success
by Nick B. Ganaway
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Only 43 per cent of U.S. construction firms remain in business after four years. Why? Inadequate management, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This is surprising because most construction firms are formed by ambitious construction... (read more)

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Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Second Edition
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Second Edition
by Day
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The latest methods for designing seismically sound structures Fully updated for the 2012 International Building Code, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition discusses basic earthquake principles, common earthquake effects, and... (read more)

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Delay Analysis in Construction
Delay Analysis in Construction
by P. J. Keane
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The most significant unanticipated costs on many construction projects are the financial impacts associated with delay and disruption to the works. Assessing these, and establishing a causal link from each delay event to its effect, contractual liability... (read more)

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Dewalt Contractor's Daily Logbook & Jobsite Reference: Annual Edition (Dewalt Trade Reference)
Dewalt Contractor's Daily Logbook & Jobsite Reference: Annual Edition (Dewalt Trade Reference)
by Christopher Prince
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The secrets of today's successful contractors include two things: having a way to logically and efficiently document jobsite activity, as well as the resources and references to complete the documentation. This new book gives you both. DEWALT Contractor... (read more)

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Trenchless Technology
Trenchless Technology
by Mohammad Najafi
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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NO-DIG ENGINEERING This comprehensive reference covers the latest techniques and materials for high-demand trenchless technology methods. Offering practical procedures, details on new tools and techniques, and analysis methods that... (read more)

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Avoiding Claims in Building Design: Risk Management in Practice
Avoiding Claims in Building Design: Risk Management in Practice
by Malcolm Taylor
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The chance of being claimed against is now a major risk factor for every building designer, engineer, quantity surveyor and project manager. Apart from the cases that go to court, many other claims are settled before they reach that stage. The cost of... (read more)

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Contractors Guide to Green Building Construction: Management, Project Delivery, Documentation, and Risk Reduction
Contractors Guide to Green Building Construction: Management, Project Delivery, Documentation, and Risk Reduction
by Thomas E Glavinich
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Written for contractors and endorsed by the Associated General Contractors of America Written specifically for contractors, this "how-to" book enables you to meet the challenges of green building construction. You'll discover how constructing... (read more)

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Construction Contracting : Business and Legal Principles (2ND 02 Edition)
Construction Contracting : Business and Legal Principles (2ND 02 Edition)
by Stuart H. Bartholomew
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Exceptionally practical and authoritative, this introduction to construction contracting as it applies to typical, every-day situations explains “theoretical” ideas in terms of what really happens in practice. It emphasizes the more common... (read more)

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DeWalt Residential Remodeling & Repair Professional Reference (Dewalt Trade Reference)
DeWalt Residential Remodeling & Repair Professional Reference (Dewalt Trade Reference)
by Paul Rosenberg
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The DEWALT Residential Remodeling and Repair Professional Reference contains the essential facts and figures for almost every aspect of residential construction and residential remodeling available. In it you will find valuable information on door... (read more)

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Financial Management in Construction Contracting
Financial Management in Construction Contracting
by Andrew Ross
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This book is concerned with financial aspects of contracting from the perspective of the authors’ combined experience in the industry of some 70 years. The aim is to explain ‘how things operate’ in the ‘real world’ of... (read more)

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Estimating Building Costs (2ND 12 Edition)
Estimating Building Costs (2ND 12 Edition)
by Wayne J. Delpico
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How to succeed in the construction business—step-by-step guidelines for estimating To be competitive, contractors and homebuilders need to know how to generate complete, accurate estimates for labor and material costs. This book guides readers... (read more)

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HVAC Design Sourcebook
HVAC Design Sourcebook
by W. Larsen Angel
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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO HVAC DESIGN This practical manual describes the HVAC system design process step by step using photographs, drawings, and a discussion of pertinent design considerations for different types of HVAC components and systems... (read more)

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Electrician's Calculations Manual 2nd Edition
Electrician's Calculations Manual 2nd Edition
by Nick Fowler
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THE ULTIMATE ON-THE-JOB COMPANION--FULLY UPDATED Thoroughly revised to reflect the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) and the latest industry advances, Electrician's Calculations Manual, Second Edition gives you quick access to the basic calculations... (read more)

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The Construction MBA: Practical Approaches to Construction Contracting
The Construction MBA: Practical Approaches to Construction Contracting
by Matt Stevens
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Proven business strategies for operating a profitable and efficient construction firm Written by a successful management researcher, advisor, and educator to construction contractors, The Construction MBA reveals effective operating practices for... (read more)

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Evaluating Contract Claims
Evaluating Contract Claims
by R. Peter Davison
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Most medium to large construction contracts include a claim for extra payment for variations or disruption to the programme. Whilst the causes of the claim are often well documented, what can and cannot be included in the payment is often misunderstood... (read more)

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