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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
How Solibri is pioneering excellence in the industry

How Solibri is pioneering excellence in the industry

In this year's Solibri Journal, founder and CEO Heikki Kulusjärvi discusses changes within the company and how Solibri is ensuring excellence This year’s Solibri Journal...
data management

Cad Assist provide key product design and data management solutions

This ebook from Cadassist, an Autodesk authorised training centre, examines the keys to efficient and effective product design and data management in a world of increasing workloads and seemingly ever-tighter deadlines
Highways and 3D modelling

Highway design and 3D modelling

Cassidy Forsythe was formed in July 2014 with the aim of providing the best highway design and 3D modelling services to local authorities, consultants, architects and contractors
Fire & Security

Fire safety and Security

This ebook examines several aspects of fire safety and security, including the growing need to more closely integrate the two
MMC AND ITS ROLE IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

MMC and its role in the construction industry

This ebook examines the evolution of MMC and their growing role in all aspects of the construction industry, including facades
crime prevention

Secured by Design

This ebook offers an insight into the work of SBD in rigorously testing products to ensure they meet Building Regulations and police-approved security standards, as well as the efforts of Designing Out Crime Officers in forces across the country, who provide advice on incorporating proven crime prevention techniques into the built environment

Structural Warranty Supplement

This ebook examines the importance of getting a suitable structural warranty in place and the current state of the market
BIM for manufacturers

BIM for manufacturers

This ebook examines the key aspects of BIM for manufacturers, including best practice for creating models, the importance of COBie, the need for global data standards and training
BBA

British Board of Agrément

Since 1966, the British Board of Agrément has provided rigorous testing, inspection and certification services to provide assurance for the construction industry that manufacturers'...
Cad Assist

Cadassist – BIM Hero

Go from a zero to a BIM hero with the latest ebook from 3D design and data management specialist Cadassist
Structural Warranty Supplement August

Structural warranties: A vital safety net for building projects

Structural warranties are a key element of both new build and refurbishment projects, providing invaluable protection and peace of mind. In recent years, there has...
Southvale

Southvale Building Control

Southvale Building Control is responsible for inspecting work covered by the building regulations as part of the South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse...
Certification & Accreditation

Certification & Accreditation

The whole purpose of accreditation is to provide confidence to consumers, purchasers and regulators in the competence and impartiality of organisations. Accreditation provides confidence in...
Devon Building Control Partnership

Devon Building Control Partnership

The Devon Building Control Partnership (DBCP) launched in 2004, resulting from the merger of Building Control services from three councils – South Hams District...
A house builders technical guide: avoiding potential pitfalls from the outset

A house builders technical guide: Avoiding potential pitfalls from the outset

In this technical guide, Premier Guarantee offer advice on how house builders can avoid costly mistakes and ensure quality in their project
structural warranties

Structural warranties offer a safety net for building projects

Whether undertaking a new build project or restructuring an existing property, structural warranties provide peace of mind

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