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Managing the Profitable Construction Business: The Contractor's Guide to Success and Survival Strategies
Managing the Profitable Construction Business: The Contractor's Guide to Success and Survival Strategies
by Thomas C. Schleifer, Ph.d.
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This book is based on Dr. Schleifer's 45 years experience, a combination of practical, hands-on work as a contractor and his work assisting financially distressed companies. This has given Dr. Schleifer a unique... (read more)

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Principles of Foundation Engineering, Si. Edition (7TH 11 - Old Edition)
Principles of Foundation Engineering, Si. Edition (7TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Braja M. Das
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Originally published in the fall of 1983, Braja M. Das' Seventh Edition of PRINCIPLES OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING continues to maintain the careful balance of current research and practical field applications that has made it the leading text in foundation... (read more)

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Black & Decker Complete Guide to Roofing Siding & Trim: Updated 2nd Edition, Protect & Beautify the Exterior of Your Home (Black & Decker Complete Guide To...)
Black & Decker Complete Guide to Roofing Siding & Trim: Updated 2nd Edition, Protect & Beautify the Exterior of Your Home (Black & Decker Complete Guide To...)
by Black & Decker
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The Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding covers all traditional materials, from wood lap siding, brick, concrete block, stucco, stone veneer, and wooden shakes to vinyl, raised-ridge metal roofing, and fiber/cement lap siding. Less traditional roof... (read more)

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Fire Safety
Fire Safety
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Highlighting the international trend toward performance-based fire protection codes, this work provides a broad overview of the state of the art in fire safety, especially in atria, which are architectural features often found in malls, airports... (read more)

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Benchmarking in Construction
Benchmarking in Construction
by Steven Mccabe
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'This authoritative, comprehensive and admirably readable book is well timed . All those involved in planning, managing and executing construction projects should make a point of reading and absorbing its wealth of background and practical advice... (read more)

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Earthships in Europe
Earthships in Europe
by Kevin Telfer
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The new edition of this successful book is a detailed description and evaluation of earthships in Europe. Its main purpose is to judge whether the translation of earthships – an American architectural concept pioneered in the New Mexico desert – to... (read more)

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Property Development
Property Development
by Alan F. Millington
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This book has been written in a style which should make it useful for interested lay people as well as for those studying for property, planning and architectural qualifications. The use of technical language has been kept to a minimum and a wide range... (read more)

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Pipe Layout Helps: For the Pipefitter and Welder
Pipe Layout Helps: For the Pipefitter and Welder
by C. L. Hart
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Basic information on the most commonly used and difficult fabricating problems.... (read more)

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Danson House
Danson House
by Gordon Higgott
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Danson House (1762-66) is one of the finest surviving villas by the architect Robert Taylor (1714-88). Restrained, compact and ingeniously planned, it was built for the City merchant John Boyd (1718-1800), who had made his fortune in the West Indies... (read more)

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Engineering Surveying
Engineering Surveying
by Mark Breach
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Engineering surveying involves determining the position of natural and man-made features on or beneath the Earth’s surface and utilizing these features in the planning, design and construction of works. It is a critical part of any engineering project.... (read more)

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Building Security: Strategies & Costs
Building Security: Strategies & Costs
by David D. Owen
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Theft, assault, corporate espionage, unauthorized systems access, terrorism, hurricanes and tornadoes, sabotage, vandalism, fire, explosions, and other threats... All are considerations as building owners, facility managers, and design and construction... (read more)

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Everything You Need to Know about Building the Custom Home
Everything You Need to Know about Building the Custom Home
by John Folds
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This book helps the reader save a great deal of money by demonstrating how to manage the project and act as one's own contractor.... (read more)

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Construction Cost Management: Cost Engineering, Cost Controls and Controlled Bidding
Construction Cost Management: Cost Engineering, Cost Controls and Controlled Bidding
by Adek Apfelbaum
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BUDGETING DESIGN TO COST EVALUATION COST REDUCTION PRE-CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES BIDDING / NEGOTIATING GMP CONTRACTS CHANGE ORDER MANAGEMENT IN-HOUSE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONTROLLED BIDDING POLICY SAMPLE... (read more)

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Project Management : Designing Effective Organizational Structures (02 Edition)
Project Management : Designing Effective Organizational Structures (02 Edition)
by David R. Moore
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Organisation structure can make or break the project manager… New forms of organisation are emerging in the construction industry – from partnering to virtual teams. There is a growing need to consider project organisational structures... (read more)

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The Complete Guide to Building Your Own Home and Saving Thousands on Your New House
The Complete Guide to Building Your Own Home and Saving Thousands on Your New House
by Corie Richter
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Buying a new home can be an expensive endeavor. Many people dream of building their own home but mistakenly believe that doing so is not cost effective. However, by building your own home you can save 20 to 40 percent or more. By reading The Complete... (read more)

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Performance Based Building Design 1
Performance Based Building Design 1
by Hugo. Hens
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Just like building physics, performance based building design was hardly an issue before the energy crises of the 1970ies. With the need to upgrade energy efficiency, the interest in overall building performance grew. As the first of two volumes, this... (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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Construction Delays: Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims
Construction Delays: Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims
by Roger Gibson
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This book provides guidance on delay analysis, particularly in relation to extension of time submissions. It gives readers the information and practical details to be considered in formulating and resolving extension of time submissions and time-related... (read more)

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Construction Superintendent Operations Manual
Construction Superintendent Operations Manual
by Sidney M. Levy
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All you need for the administration of construction operations Written by a noted construction industry consultant, this easyto-use resource addresses three basic topics essential to you: administering construction contracts,supervising the construction... (read more)

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Mechanics of Asphalt: Microstructure and Micromechanics: Microstructure and Micromechanics
Mechanics of Asphalt: Microstructure and Micromechanics: Microstructure and Micromechanics
by Linbing Wang
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A State-of-the-Art Guide to the Mechanics of Asphalt Concrete Mechanics of Asphalt systematically covers both the fundamentals and most recent developments in applying rational mechanics, microstructure characterization methods, and numerical tools to... (read more)

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