Offsite Construction

Offsite Construction – Helping to meet the housing demand

This ebook discusses the growing support for offsite construction as a method of delivering modern, sustainable and desirable homes, as well as examining the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
Structural Defects Warranty Specialist

Advantage – Structural Defects Insurance experts

This ebook contains case studies highlighting the breadth of Advantage's structural defects insurance services across three very different projects
The application of underfloor air conditioning

The application of underfloor air conditioning

This ebook from AET Flexible Space examines the benefits and design freedom offered by underfloor air conditioning (UfAC)
Providing a broad range of expert property services Vinden Partnership

Providing a broad range of expert property services

The Vinden Partnership provides a full range of property services to clients in the public and private sectors, including dispute management, quantity surveying and project management.
A guide to GPS vehicle tracking GPS tracking

A guide to GPS vehicle tracking

Technology is having an impact on many areas of the construction industry, bringing greater efficiency, more reliable information and savings in terms of both time and money.
About Access

About Access: Ensuring design and facilities are accessible for all

This ebook from About Access examines the keys to ensuring buildings are accessible for all and that there is an awareness of accessibility issues
occupational health and safety

A new era for occupational health and safety

ISO 45001 is the world’s first international occupational health and safety standard designed to tackle the significant personal and economic burden of work-related accidents and diseases. Lloyd's Register provides high quality public and bespoke training to prepare staff to meet the requirements
flood risk

An introduction to flood risk

This ebook from leading risk management consultancy Argyll Environmental examines offers a comprehensive overview of its development and the key points to consider when assessing flood risk.
Cumbrian flood

Flood resilience repair: Lessons from the Cumbrian flood resilient project

This ebook from Aquobex discusses the progress of the Defra-sponsored Cumbrian Flood Resilience Project
BIM for Manufacturers White Paper

What does BIM mean for manufacturing?

This ebook from Graitec, one of Europe's largest independent authors of CAD, CAE and BIM software, examines the effects of BIM software on the building supply chain and why manufacturers who are not providing BIM-compliant product models for specifiers risk being left behind.
public spaces

Protecting public spaces from vehicle attacks within the built environment

This ebook from Marshalls examines the challenges of protecting public spaces from criminal and terrorist vehicle attacks without sacrificing the aesthetics of the built environment or creating an oppressive, "fortress-like" atmosphere
Underfloor air conditioning

How UfAC works – An introduction to underfloor air conditioning

This ebook from AET offers an introduction to the features and benefits of underfloor air conditioning
flood resilience

Aquobex – Flood Resilience?

In this ebook, design and engineering specialist Aquobex looks at how houses can be made more resistant to flooding to prevent water getting in and, if it does, more resilient to help ensure that families can be back in their homes in weeks rather than months.
COBie

COBie Deliverables using Industry Foundation Class within Revit

With collaborative 3D environments becoming increasingly common on construction projects, it is important to leverage the data and information that is stored alongside the 3D geometry. Construction Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie) is the nominated format for the digital an electronic delivery of asset data

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