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Basic Engineering for Builders
By Max Schwartz. If you've ever been stumped by an engineering problem on the job, yet wanted to avoid the expense of hiring a qualified engineer, you should have this book.
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Building Shell Field Guide
Building Shell Guide Outlines the best procedures from the DOE and utility weatherization programs throughout the U.S. The procedures provided here are simple, practical, and job-tested.
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Concrete & Formwork: Construction Manual
This practical manual has all the information you need to select and pour the right mix for the job, lay out the structure, choose the right form materials, design and build the forms, and finish and cure the concrete.
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Home Performance Diagnostics
SCIENTIFIC TESTING FOR HOMES HAS NEVER BEEN MORE CLEAR OR COMPREHENSIVE. Home performance professional and author Corbett Lunsford has given the home improvement industry the first fully photographed and clearly demonstrated guide to advanced testing.
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Hydronic Heating Systems
Hydronic Heating Systems Provides solid technical advice on hydronic system installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Includes an analysis of heat emitters, controls, and domestic hot water options. (40 pages)
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National Construction Estimator - 2015
Current building costs for residential, commercial, and industrial construction. Estimated prices for every common building material, the labor cost to install the material and a total "installed" cost.
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National Repair & Remodeling Estimator - 2015
Current prices in dollars and cents for hard-to-find items needed on most insurance, repair, remodeling, and renovation jobs. All price items include labor, material, and equipment breakouts.
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Retooling the U.S. Housing Industry
RETOOLING THE HOUSING INDUSTRY examines the five critical components of our housing industry--land development, design, home performance, production, and sales--to show the shortcomings that have contributed to the current crisis and steps to resolve it.
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