Construction/Civil and Environmental Engineering

Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases

Print Price: 
$149.95
E-book Price: 
$135.00
In Stock Date: 
11/12/2013

Karl F. Schmid

This is the first up-to-date, comprehensive reference on building construction terms and phrases to have been published in recent years. The coverage will be wide ranging from familiar terms like 'concrete' to arcane terms like 'elutriator.' Entries are explained in terms of their use in specific types of construction. Common construction math formulas are also explained.

BACnet: The Global Standard for Building Automation and Control Networks

Print Price: 
$99.95
E-book Price: 
$90.00
In Stock Date: 
08/05/2013

H. Michael Newman

BACnet is a data communication protocol for building automation and control systems, developed within ASHRAE in cooperation with ANSI, CEN, and the ISO. This new book, by the original chairman of the BACnet committee, explains how the BACnet protocol manages all basic building functions in a seamless, integrated way.

Facilities Management: Managing Maintenance for Buildings and Facilities

Facilities Management
Print Price: 
$120.95
E-book Price: 
$109.00
In Stock Date: 
02/15/2013

Joel D. Levitt

Read a review of Joel's new book here.

Construction Estimating: A Step-by-Step Guide to a Successful Estimate

Construction Estimating: A Step-by-Step Guide to a Successful Estimate
Print Price: 
$48.95
E-book Price: 
$44.00
In Stock Date: 
09/30/2011

Karl F. Schmid

This pocket-sized book is a concise guide to the basics of estimating construction costs for residential and light commercial building projects. It provides a step-by-step guide to estimating the total cost of a construction project. It takes readers through five phases that lead to a successful estimate: initial assessment, work analysis, programming, costing and cost distribution and summarization.

Climate Change: The Fork at the End of Now

Climate Change: The Fork at the End of Now
Print Price: 
$96.95
E-book Price: 
$87.00
In Stock Date: 
06/15/2011

Micha Tomkiewicz

There are many books on global warming written entirely from a layman’s perspective, and there is a great deal of scientific literature on this subject. But few if any books attempt to bridge the science to those who lack a rigorous background in mathematics, physics and chemistry—but who may be working on careers in environmental science and policy. The new text is designed to introduce the field of global climate change from a scientific perspective—but written in a way that is accessible to students with some or little science background.

Construction Crew Supervision: 50 Take Charge Leadership Techniques & Light Construction Glossary

Construction Crew Supervision
Print Price: 
$39.95
E-book Price: 
$33.00
In Stock Date: 
11/01/2009

Karl F. Schmid

In this construction supervisor’s pocket-sized manual, construction managers and field supervisors alike will find a concise tool kit of leadership skills to motivate and marshal workers onsite. It provides solid, common sense guidelines to preempt, use, and refer to, as problems arise—from unexpected work stoppages to getting better performance and productivity from all.

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