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Be Your Own House Contractor: Save 25% Without Lifting a Hammer (Be Your Own House Contractor)
Be Your Own House Contractor: Save 25% Without Lifting a Hammer (Be Your Own House Contractor)
by Carl Heldmann
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While building a home is not a simple task, expert Carl Heldmann shows that it is not as complicated as one might believe. With his sound advice, readers can act as their own house contractor and save a quarter - or more - of the cost of building a home.... (read more)

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Farm Tractors: A Living History
Farm Tractors: A Living History
by Randy Leffingwell
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Splendid color photos document the evolution of farm tractors since the late 19th century, in the context of industry's most significant technological advances.... (read more)

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John Deere New Generation and Generation II Tractors: History, Models, Variations & Specifications 1960s-1970s (Tractor Legacy)
John Deere New Generation and Generation II Tractors: History, Models, Variations & Specifications 1960s-1970s (Tractor Legacy)
by John Dietz
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In the 1960s and 1970s, John Deere’s tractors evolved dramatically from small machines into large, powerful tractors with modern advances and muscular engines; it was a period of the greatest changes since the 1920s. Deere christened these tractors... (read more)

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Dynamic Stability of Structures
Dynamic Stability of Structures
by Wei Chau Xie
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This book explores the theory of parametric stability of structures under deterministic and stochastic loadings.... (read more)

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Philosophy of Sustainable Design
Philosophy of Sustainable Design
by Jason F. McLennan
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In the Philosophy of Sustainable Design, McLennan outlines the major ideas and issues that have emerged in the growing movement of green architecture and sustainable design over the last thirty years. This book is intended as a starting point for anyone... (read more)

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Leed Prep Id&c: What You Really Need to Know to Pass the Leed AP Interior Design & Construction Exam
Leed Prep Id&c: What You Really Need to Know to Pass the Leed AP Interior Design & Construction Exam
by Holly Williams Leppo
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Rapid Preparation for the LEED Interior Design & Construction (ID&C) Exam To pass both parts of the LEED AP ID&C exam, you must demonstrate your knowledge of LEED and green building practices and principles, and LEED Prep ID&C gives you the comprehensive... (read more)

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The Straw Bale House (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
The Straw Bale House (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
by Athena Swentzell Steen
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Imagine building a house with superior seismic stability, fire resistance, and thermal insulation, using an annually renewable resource, for half the cost of a comparable conventional home. Welcome to the straw bale house! Whether you build an entire... (read more)

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Water Resources (Exam Study Guides)
Water Resources (Exam Study Guides)
by Emmanuel Nzewi
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Designed to complement the McGraw-Hill "Civil Engineering PE Exam Guide: Breadth and Depth", this subject specific "depth" guide provides comprehensive coverage of the subject matter applicants will face in the afternoon portion of the PE exam. Each book,... (read more)

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Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro
Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro
by Karen Mitchell
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Walks anyone through Quickbooks Pro's detailed setup procedure and explains step-by-step how to create a first-rate accounting system for a construction business. It teaches in days, rather than weeks, how to use QuickBooks Pro to get a construction... (read more)

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Build Your Own Smart Home
Build Your Own Smart Home
by Robert Elsenpeter
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From piping audio and video through the home to automatically watering the lawn, if you've got the inclination, there isn't anything that cannot be automated in your home. This complete, one-stop resource shows you how to plan and install Smart Home... (read more)

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Energy Efficient Building (Best of Fine Homebuilding)
Energy Efficient Building (Best of Fine Homebuilding)
by Fine Homebuilding
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Although energy costs are near an all-time low, modern energy efficiency offers more than just savings: It offers comfort. With the help of this book, homeowners and builders can build lasting comfort into their homes -- and save money. This new addition... (read more)

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Stability Theory and Its Applications To Structural Mechanics (74 Edition)
Stability Theory and Its Applications To Structural Mechanics (74 Edition)
by Clive L. Dym
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Self-contained text focuses on Koiter postbuckling analyses, with mathematical notions of stability of motion. Basing minimum energy principles for static stability upon dynamic concepts of stability of motion, it develops asymptotic buckling and... (read more)

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National Electrical Code 1999 (1999)
National Electrical Code 1999 (1999)
by Nfpa
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Revised every three years, the National Electric Code is the most widely used and accepted criteria for all electrical installations. It is adopted as law by most states, cities, and municipalities. It contains the up-to-the minute facts and safety... (read more)

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Good Green Homes
Good Green Homes
by Jennifer Roberts
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Good Green Homes is the answer to creating better homes that are healthier to live in, easier on the environment, less expensive over the long-term, and more delightful to come home to.... (read more)

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The New Natural House Book: Creating a Healthy, Harmonious, and Ecologically Sound Home
The New Natural House Book: Creating a Healthy, Harmonious, and Ecologically Sound Home
by David Pearson
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This completely revised and redesigned edition of the bestselling Natural House Book brings you hundreds of practical energy- and money-saving ideas to enhance your home, your environment, and your well-being. Originally published in 1989, The Natural... (read more)

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Construction Contracting
Construction Contracting
by Richard H Clough
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Construction Contracting The most consulted reference in the industry, Construction Contracting has through successive editions been considered the guide to finding out how to successfully manage and run a construction contracting business. Not simply a... (read more)

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Complete Idiot's Guide to Solar Power for Your Home (Complete Idiot's Guides)
Complete Idiot's Guide to Solar Power for Your Home (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Dan Ramsey
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-289) and index.... (read more)

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Springerbriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology / Springer #4: Upper Bound Limit Load Solutions for Welded Joints with Cracks
Springerbriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology / Springer #4: Upper Bound Limit Load Solutions for Welded Joints with Cracks
by Sergey Alexandrov
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The present short monograph concerns analytic and semi-analytic techniques for finding an approximate value of the limit load. The limit load is an essential input parameter of flaw assessment procedures. In most cases, finding the limit load involves... (read more)

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Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes
Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes
by Redwood Kardon
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Now in its third edition, this invaluable reference provides users all the information they need to avoid the most common building code violations — no matter the project. Using clear and concise language, the book underscores the safety... (read more)

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Smart Business for Contractors: A Guide to Money and the Law (For Pros & by Pros)
Smart Business for Contractors: A Guide to Money and the Law (For Pros & by Pros)
by Jim Kramon
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Running a small business can be daunting to the contractor whose expertise is in building -- not finance or law. This book helps demystify the day-to-day challenges that contractors face. It includes advice on how to submit an accurate bid, charge a fair... (read more)

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