Monthly Archives: August 2015


Sustainable Facades: Design Methods for High-Performance Building Envelopes

By Ajla Aksamija Overview Practical information on designing sustainable, energy-efficient building facades As energy and other natural resources are being depleted, it has become clear that technologies and strategies that… Read more »


Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Construction: Delivering Tomorrow’s Built Environment

By Greger Lundesjo Overview Under the guidance of Greger Lundesjo, a pioneer in merging logistics with the construction industry, leading experts examine the expanding role of logistics in construction.  The… Read more »


Standards of Practice in Construction Specifying

By Dennis J. Hall, Nina M. Giglio Overview Construction Specifications provide critical information necessary to convey the design intent of the Architect and the legally enforceable contract requirements.  Many factors… Read more »


The CSI Construction Product Representation Practice Guide

By Construction Specifications Institute Overview The must-have reference on construction product representation—and the essential study aid for the Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) Exam The CSI Practice Guides are a… Read more »


Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releases

By Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Overview Siting of permanent and temporary buildings in process areas requires careful consideration of potential effects of explosions and fires arising from accidental… Read more »


Future Steel Buildings

By Lisa Rogers Overview Metal structures are used in a variety of industrial settings for construction and storage purposes. These future steel buildings have gained popularity worldwide. Read the investigative… Read more »


Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedings 2013

By Michael A. DiPonio Overview Every two years, industry leaders and practitioners from around the world gather at the Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC), the authoritative program for the… Read more »


Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Principles and Practice

By Fergus Nicol, Michael Humphreys, Susan Roaf Overview The fundamental function of buildings is to provide safe and healthy shelter. For the fortunate they also provide comfort and delight. In… Read more »

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