Construction Materials Methods and Techniques

Author: William P. Spence
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537106
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Explore the most up-to-date green and sustainable methods for residential and commercial building construction as well as the latest materials, standards, and practices with CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES: BUILDING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, 4E. This comprehensive book's logical, well-structured format follows the natural sequence of a construction project. The book is the only one with an organization based on the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Masterformat standards. Readers will find the most current industry developments and standards as well as latest relevant building codes within a dynamic new design. This edition emphasizes coverage of today's construction materials, methods and techniques that is critical to success in the industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Construction Materials Methods and Techniques

Author: William P. Spence
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305086279
Format: PDF, ePub
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Explore the most up-to-date green and sustainable methods for residential and commercial building construction as well as the latest materials, standards, and practices with CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES: BUILDING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, 4E. This comprehensive book's logical, well-structured format follows the natural sequence of a construction project. The book is the only one with an organization based on the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Masterformat standards. Readers will find the most current industry developments and standards as well as latest relevant building codes within a dynamic new design. This edition emphasizes coverage of today's construction materials, methods and techniques that is critical to success in the industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Construction Materials Methods and Techniques

Author: William P. Spence
Publisher: Nelson Education
ISBN: 1305537106
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Explore the most up-to-date green and sustainable methods for residential and commercial building construction as well as the latest materials, standards, and practices with CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES: BUILDING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, 4E. This comprehensive book’s logical, well-structured format follows the natural sequence of a construction project. The book is the only one with an organization based on the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Masterformat standards. Readers will find the most current industry developments and standards as well as latest relevant building codes within a dynamic new design. This edition emphasizes coverage of today’s construction materials, methods and techniques that is critical to success in the industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Construction Methods Materials and Techniques

Author: William Perkins Spence
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781418001810
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Comprehensive in nature, this newly updated book extensively explores construction materials and properties, as well as current methods of residential and commercial building construction. Revisions reflect changes based on the 2004 Edition of Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat? and follow the logical sequence of a construction project. The Second Edition is complete with current information including new technologies, products and product upgrades, from hundreds of manufacturers and professional and trade organizations, and references building codes and standards relating to various construction materials and methods.

Green Building Principles and Practices in Residential Construction

Author: Abe Kruger
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111135959
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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GREEN BUILDING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION provides a current, comprehensive guide to this exciting, emerging field. From core concepts to innovative applications of cutting-edge technology and the latest industry trends, this text offers an in-depth introduction to the construction of green homes. Unlike many texts that adopt a product-oriented approach, this book emphasizes the crucial planning, processes, and execution methods necessary for effective, environmentally sound construction. This text demonstrates that Earth-friendly products and energy-efficient materials take planning in order to make a building truly green. This visionary text helps students and professionals develop the knowledge and skills to think green from start to finish, empowering and inspiring them to build truly sustainable homes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Materials for Sustainable Sites

Author: Meg Calkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470418923
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This complete guide to the evaluation, selection, and use of sustainable materials in the landscape features strategies to minimize environmental and human health impacts of conventional site construction materials as well as green materials. Providing detailed current information on construction materials for sustainable sites, the book introduces tools, techniques, ideologies and resources for evaluating, sourcing, and specifying sustainable site materials. Chapters cover types of materials, both conventional and emerging green materials, environmental and human health impacts of the material, and detailed strategies to minimize these impacts. Case studies share cost and performance information and lessons learned.

Peacemaking in International Conflict

Author: I. William Zartman
Publisher: US Institute of Peace Press
ISBN: 9781929223657
Format: PDF, ePub
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This updated and expanded edition of the highly popular volume originally published in 1997 describes the tools and skills of peacemaking that are currently available and critically assesses their usefulness and limitations.