Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General

Getting Back To Net Zero - Rediscovering Our Sustainable Roots
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
“Getting Back To Net Zero” provides basic information regarding what Net Zero is and what it takes to achieve a Net Zero solution, resulting in a building that produces more energy than it consumes on-site. This book covers easy to understand passive and active design principles as well as other essential information to help the reader understand that the ability to build Net Zero is here, now.
Managing Construction Projects
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
A sucessful construction project is a blend of project management and construction management skills. This book identifies the scope development, estimate preparation, schedules, subcontract management, management of change, and creation of a management system to support your project
A Guide to Construction Quality - The 7 Steps to a Proper Assembly
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Quality Control
A Guide to Construction Quality is an easy to use reference guide for the most commonly used construction assemblies in the industry. The reader will be able to quickly reference the 7 critical steps needed to assure a proper assembly and delivery of a quality product. Written for anybody working on the job site, from Project Managers to Craftsmen. A must read for anyone in construction!
Inspect2Code - Residential Inspection Field Guide
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
A checklist format guides the user through common elements found in residential construction. Chapters begin with foundations and end with a final inspection for a certificate of occupancy. Code reference numbers are found at the end of each inspection item and link to over 380 code sections located within the book.
How to build Your Home?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
The aim of this book is to help and assess anyone who need to start build his house by providing him the required information to be capable to understand the steps and the risk for his project. In addition to that the book summaries all the main items that is included in most of the houses with a clear specification that can help the owner, the engineer or any supervisor or contractor.
Simplified Floor Tile Installation
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,000. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
If you're handy with a few tools and love working on your own projects, because you get real satisfaction from doing things like this on your own, but need a little more information about laying tile floors, this book and the helpful video links inside of it, will provide you with practically everything you need to know.
Flower City
Price: Free! Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This is part 8 of a 10 books suite. This one is the continuation of the life reality description; I will start describing how the reality will be given birth, but the main emphasis is the creation of the first flower city, which has nothing to do with the flower power thing. Along with that there will be many basic drawings of how this first city will work.
501 Contractor Tips
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Construction, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This book is full of my personal successes and failures as a contractor and construction worker. It's been a long journey and I'm sure there's more lessons to learn in the future. I'm sharing some of the ones I've already experienced, in hopes that you will learn to profit from them.