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Environmental Design Pocketbook. 2nd edn. (Print copy) by The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key guidance into a single reference that is quick, easy to use and points to the facts, figures and performance data that are most important. This 2nd edition is now fully up-to-date with the latest Building Regulations Part L and F legislation (England and Wales), RIBA Plan of Work 2013, new information on the Green Deal and Zero Carbon and contains revised references and further reading sections throughout. The new edition also continues to provide: - Guidance on all core sustainability topics - Handy tools, allowing quick design estimates - Design guidance, technology, building science and best practice Whether used in the classroom, office or on-site, the book guides the designer through the entire process; from the fundamentals to the building details. From future-proofing for a changing climate to rainwater harvesting, retrofit, and zero-carbon technologies - the Pocketbookhas got it covered.
Call Number: 720.47 PEL
Publication Date: 2015
Pre-Contract studies: development economics, tendering and estimating. 3rd edn. (Print copy) by Pre-contract Studies: Development Economics, Tendering and Estimating provides a comprehensive introduction to the property development process, with an emphasis on the financial analysis of projects in the context of development values and construction costs. The book covers capital investment, funding sources, the economics of development, evaluation of financial data, whole life costing and tendering, estimating and cash flow considerations. The process of getting a project from inception to completion is examined in detail, while the different methods of development appraisal, and the way developers' budgets are calculated, are explored with worked examples. The third edition has been extensively revised to reinforce aspects of valuations and more information has been added on the major property companies and who owns the land in Britain, as well as on conservation, PFI and value management. A large number of charts and graphs are new. The book is used on a wide range of undergraduate programmes in building, surveying and associated disciplines.
Call Number: 690.0681 ASH
Publication Date: 2008
Construction planning, programming and control. 3rd edn. (Print copy) by This book offers a clear explanation of the principles and practice of construction planning, programming and control during the preparation and construction stages of a project. The book is written in the context of current procurement and contractual arrangements and JCT2005, NEC3 and ICE7 contracts are covered. The statutory framework within which construction projects must be managed is explained and the topic of construction hazard and risk is covered in detail. A variety of programming techniques are explained and the development of safe construction sequences and methods is particularly emphasised. The control of time, money and resources are considered in a risk management context and a complete chapter is devoted to cash flow. The third edition has been extensively updated and extended to include new materials on: Hazard identification Risk assessment Health and safety management CDM 2007 Construction sequences and method statements Delay analysis Waste management and Site Waste Management Plans The final three chapters are devoted to individual case studies which have been selected to illustrate the practical application of the principles explained in the book and to provide examples of current procedures adopted by major contractors. The content is designed to provide a clear and comprehensive text for undergraduates on construction management, surveying and civil engineering degree courses.
Call Number: 690.068 COO
Publication Date: 2009
Rethinking construction - 2002 (E-document on CIS) by Rethinking Construction was initiated by the report of the Construction Task Force chaired by Sir John Egan in 1998. The principles are simple: Client leadership, Integrated teams throughout the delivery chain, and Respect for people. Since the publication of the report, the Rethinking Construction agenda has been taken forward through a partnership between government, clients and industry. At the heart of the Rethinking Construction initiative is the Demonstration Projects Programme. This provides the opportunity for leading edge organisations to promote projects that demonstrate innovation and change, which can be measured and evaluated. These are either site-based projects or organisational change projects. This new report looks at: How you can get involved, Working together, How widespread the initiative is across the UK, How good it is for business, The 12 KPIs demonstrated, Who’s who in Rethinking Construction, and Making contact with the initiative.
Call Number: online via CIS
Publication Date: 2002
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The Practice of construction management. 4th ed. (Print copy) by This book offers construction managers and students a readable account of management ideas and practices, concentrating particularly on the human side of construction management. It pulls together what has been learned both from management practice and research, and summarises the main themes and trends. The text has been substantially revised to reflect the latest management thinking and to include new sections on communication, conflict management and managing innovation.
Call Number: 690.068 FRY
Publication Date: 2004
Constructing the Team - Final Report of Government-Industry Review of Procurement. The Latham report (E-book on CIS) by The Joint Review of Procurement and Contractual Arrangements in the UK Construction Industry was announced to the House of Commons in July 1993. The interim report, Trust and Money, was published in December 1993 and sought to identify the main issues of the Review, inviting comments and proposals. Public debate was encouraging, wide ranging and serious. This final report makes recommendations, some of them radical, to tackle the problems revealed following the consultation process.
Call Number: opnline
Publication Date: 1994
Health and Safety in construction. 4th edn. (Print copy) by Explains the essential tasks for achieving healthy and safe construction sites for everybody involved in construction work. Intended to help in identifying hazards and control risks and it explains how to plan, organise, control, monitor and review health and safety throughout the life of a project.
Publication Date: 2010
Five steps to risk assessment. (print copy) by Offers guidance for employers and self employed people in assessing Risks in the workplace. This book is suitable for firms in the commercial, service and light industrial sectors.
Publication Date: 2011
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