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Your Amazing Itty Bitty Safety Book: 15 Essential Steps for the Safe & Healthy Workplace Environment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
People work in order to provide their families with food, shelter, and clothing. Workers deserve to go home in the same safe and healthy manner they arrived at the start of their shift. Specific processes and programs exist to ensure employee health and safety in the workplace. This is truly a family matter! Stephen Carpenter is the Safety Director at the largest building project in America.
MADE IN AMERICA Sustainable Building Products + Materials
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by William R. Parks. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / general
"Made in America – Sustainable Building Products + Materials" is a resource guide that promotes American made residential and non-residential products and materials. Compiled by Robert A. Wozniak, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA. The publisher is William R. Parks – http://www.wrparks.com Buying 5% more U.S. made products creates 220,000 jobs!
Housing for the Urban Homeless
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This short technical paper describes a technology method for restoring old buildings at very low cost. These restored structures can be used to provide housing for the homeless. An example structure is provided along with the basic calculations.
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.
Is Your Home Making You Sick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
"Is Your Home Making You Sick" brings to light the serious and potentially life threatening conditions that may exist in any given home. This guide provides information to determine their existence and how to treat them. The ignorance of these dangerous conditions can cause illness and in extreme cases death.
How to Make a Homemade Wooden Bedside Cabinet
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
How to Make a Homemade Wooden Bedside Cabinet These are the complete plans and construction information needed How to Make a Homemade Wooden Bedside Cabinet. I have included both Imperial (inches) and Metric (millimetres) in these projects. Keywords Homemade Furniture Furniture Wooden Furniture Handmade Furniture DIY Projects Make your own Furniture Beside Cabinet
How to Make a Homemade Wooden Folding Chair
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
How to Make a Homemade Wooden Folding Chair These are the complete plans and construction information needed to Make a Handmade and Homemade Wooden Folding Chair. I have included both Imperial (inches) and Metric (millimetres) in these projects.
Simplified Bracket Stair Building
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
If you looking for a step-by-step instruction booklet on building stairs, you're in the right place. We took stair building to the next level by adding plenty of easy to follow illustrations, tips and pictures. That's not all though, I'm going to provide you with lots of of free videos, articles, pictures and access to a website, that's devoted almost entirely to building stairs.
Professional Stairway Building Secrets
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This book was designed for stair builders and construction professionals who are familiar with basic stair building techniques, but are looking for a few more secrets of the trade. This book will cover sloping treads for exterior stairways that require some type of drainage, how to use undercuts instead of overhangs, floor and tread variations, drywall skirt board spacers, plywood ledgers and
100+ Tips for Building with Metal SIPs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
A guide for homeowners, contractors, designers and building officials on building with metal faced structural insulated panels.
Advanced Stair Stringer Layout Methods
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » House plans
If you're interested in advancing your skills as a stair builder or someone who desperately needs to understand the fundamentals of stair stringer layout, then the advanced methods inside this book, we'll take you to the next level. Master Stair Builder - Greg Vanden Berge will share some of the extraordinary fundamentals as well as advanced techniques, few carpenters in the world are familiar
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.
How to Write Construction Programmes & Schedules
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management
This book will help managers in construction to write programmes effectively. With first hand experience the author uses a ‘fit out’ project to guide you through a series of simple steps from receipt of tender through to the final programme using Asta and Microsoft Project software. The book teaches a logical order that's applied to any project, therefore a ‘must' for project and site managers.
Simplified Stair Building
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
If you looking for a step-by-step instruction booklet on building stairs, you're in the right place. We took stair building to the next level by adding plenty of easy to follow illustrations, tips and pictures. That's not all though, I'm going to provide you with lots of of free videos, articles, pictures and access to a website, that's devoted almost entirely to building stairs.
Microsoft Project Scheduling - Multiple Shift Work
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
CCL was conducting a recent CPM training seminar when a question was asked about scheduling in shifts using Microsoft Project. Microsoft Project does not recognize shifts. This creates challenges especially when the work is occurring during multiple shifts in a day.