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  • Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction (What’s New in Trades & Technology) 10th Edition

    $146.99

    For courses in commercial construction.

    A practical, well-rounded approach to modern construction principles and practices
    Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction teaches students how to apply design theory to the construction process, providing crucial working knowledge for contractors managing subcontractors. Progressing from basic to advanced material, the text appears on the approved reference list for numerous states requiring contractors to pass licensing exams. Its flexible organization gives instructors the option of teaching each chapter on a standalone basis in a range of construction, architecture, and engineering courses. The 10th edition expands its discussion of practical applications in structural design projects and adds practice opportunities preparing students for licensing exams.

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  • SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck (3rd Edition) Paperback

    $48.99

    Manual of Construction with Steel Deck reviews good practice in Steel Deck Construction and serves as a safety primer for Contractors, Erectors, Architects, Engineers and Inspectors who are responsible for safe and proper field installation of steel deck.

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  • Technical Digest 9: Handling and Erection of Steel Joist and Joist Girders – Paperback

    $44.99

    Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders contains a thorough coverage of handling and erection procedures, including definitions of the various products, and a description of the preparing, tagging and loading of the joists at the manufacturer’s plant.

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  • 2012 Study Guide for Structural Steel

    $136.99

    Description coming soon…

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  • Nevada Construction Business and Law Exam Prep Complete Package

    $331.97

    The Nevada Construction Business and Law Exam Prep Complete Package includes:

    • NEVADA CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS AND LAW MANUAL EXAM PREP
    • NEVADA CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS AND LAW MANUAL SPIRAL-BOUND
    • Nevada Construction Business and Law Tabs
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  • Code Check Commerical

    $25.99

    For the first time, Code Check has created a guide to commercial inspections, including building types, setbacks, fire separation, egress, soils, concrete, glazing, fire protection, plumbing, commercial kitchens, water heaters, electrical safety, switchge

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  • Olins Construction Principles, Materials, and Methods, 9th

    $205.99

    Olin’s Construction: Principles, Materials, and Methods For more than fifty years, Olin’s Construction has been the cornerstone reference in the field for architecture and construction professionals and students. This new edition is an invaluable resource that will provide in-depth coverage for decades to come.

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  • Code Check complete 2nd edition

    $48.99

    Want all of the latest building, plumbing, HVAC and electrical code information at your fingertips? They’re all included in Code Check Complete 2nd edition. Finding code facts is a cinch with the easy-to-access, crystal-clear, illustrated format that make

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  • Markup and Profit: A Contractor’s Guide

    $55.99

    To succeed in a construction business, you have to price your jobs to cover all labor, material and overhead expenses, and make a decent profit. The problem is knowing what markup to use. You don’t want to lose jobs because you charge too much, and you don’t want to work for free because you’ve charged too little. If you know how to calculate markup, you can apply it to your job costs to find the right sales price for your work. This book gives you tried and tested formulas, with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow examples, so you can easily figure the markup that’s right for your business. Includes a CD-ROM with forms and checklists for your use.

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  • NRCA Waterproofing Manual – 2nd edition

    $179.99

    Stay abreast of the latest changes concerning the design and installation of quality waterproofing assemblies with The NRCA Waterproofing Manual—2nd Edition.

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  • BNi General Construction Costbook 2021 Edition

    $135.99

    The most comprehensive and accurate cost coverage for all aspects of construction.

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  • Employee Safety Handbook: General Industry

    $23.99

    Mancomm’s Employee Safety Handbooks provide awareness-level information across several safety and health-related topic areas pertinent to general industry and construction workplaces. The goal is providing an easy-to-read reference guide for all employees to enhance their understanding of safety principles, specific rules, potential workplace hazards, and accident prevention techniques that may be used throughout their workday or when confronted by potential dangers.

    The handbooks will help to reinforce your workforce in safety training (and re-training) of requirements, duties, and recommendations. This book should be used to augment employer-provided safety- and health-focused programs, plans, processes, and equipment and was designed to be paired with the Mancomm’s Trainer’s Supplement. Rather than addressing all the possible areas of training in the OSHA regulations, the Trainer’s Supplement and this Handbook focus on the most important general areas for training in the modern workplace.

    • • Simple-to-read format, color photos, and Topic Quizzes
    • • Portable size makes it a super convenient reference tool for you employees
    • • Select facts, data, definitions, requirements, rules, recommendations, protective measures, and insights all with your company’s safety and health in mind.
    • • Provides Immediate access to 18 critical topics in General Industry:
    • • Back Safety
    • • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • • Chemical Hazardous Waste Spills (First Responders Awareness Level Only)
    • • Confined Spaces
    • • Electrical Safety (Awareness Level Only)
    • • Ergonomics
    • • Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation
    • • Forklift Safety
    • • Hand and Power Tool Safety
    • • Hazard Communication
    • • Hearing Protection
    • • Lock-Out/Tag-Out
    • • Office Safety
    • • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • • Respiratory Protection
    • • Walking and Working Surfaces
    • • Welding, Cutting, and Brazing Safety
    • • Workplace Violence Prevention
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  • Sheet Metal

    $107.99

    This updated edition of a classic American Tech textbook provides an introduction to the fundamentals of layout, cutting, forming, and fabrication of sheet metal. It can serve as a useful training tool and reference for students, apprentices, and technicians in the trade. While the tools and technology in the sheet metal trade continue to evolve, basic principles that are fundamental to working with sheet metal remain. Sheet Metal presents basic metalworking principles and builds on this knowledge throughout the book.

    The text is written concisely with large, two-color illustrations used to emphasize key points. The first six chapters provide an introduction to safety, tools, machinery, materials, and fasteners used in the sheet metal trade. The next six chapters cover cutting, forming, and joining methods. Chapters 13 through 17 cover basic drafting principles and pattern development. Chapter 18 covers specification, layout, and fabrication of sheet metal used in the building trades. Chapter 19 covers the short method of pattern development.

    Hands-on activities reinforce concepts introduced in the chapters.

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  • Ironworking Level 3 Trainee Guide, Paperback

    $138.99

    Introduces welding and nondestructive testing codes and specifications that govern welding. Identifies the different types of weld imperfections and the nondestructive testing methods used to identify these imperfections.

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  • Ironworking Level 2 Trainee Guide, Paperback

    $116.99

    Identifies and explains weld joints, weld positions, and open V-butt welds. Describes how to prepare arc welding equipment and how to make flat welds, horizontal welds, vertical welds, and overhead welds.

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    West Virginia General Building Contractor Exam Complete Package

    $896.92

    The West Virginia General Building Contractor’s Complete package:

    • 2018 International Building Code
    • Technical Digest 9 – Handling and Erection of Steel Joist and Joist Girders 3rd Edition
    • OSHA Part 1926
    • Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition, 2018
    • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016
    • Modern Masonry – Brick, Block, Stone – 9th Edition
    • West Virginia General Building Exam Prep
    • West Virginia General Building Contractor Tab Pack

     

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  • Significant Changes to the International Plumbing Code/International Mechanical/International Fuel Gas 2015 Edition

    $59.99

    Tackle the latest version of codes that the entire plumbing and HVACR industry’s code officials, designers, and installers use every day with this valuable new resource. Designed to provide detailed insight into the updates that have been made to the 2015 editions of the International Plumbing, Mechanical, and Fuel Gas Codes®, this book goes one step further by delving into the rationale of why such changes were needed. Code changes are also presented with a focus on real-world application through examples, providing readers with the practical knowledge needed to utilize and enforce the code in everyday work. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons.

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  • Study Guide for Siding & Finish Carpentry 2nd Edition

    $124.99

    Study Guide for Siding & Finish Carpentry 2nd Edition is printed on demand. Please allow 7-10 business days.

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  • West Virginia Plumbing Contractor Exam Complete Package

    $662.93

    This West Virginia Plumbing Contractor Exam Complete Package includes the following:

    • 2018 IPC Highlighting Guide
    • 2018 IFGC Highlighting Guide
    • Mathematics For Plumbers & Pipefitters 8th Edition
    • West Virginia Plumbing Contractor Exam Review

    Anyone seeking to become a contractor in West Virginia is required to sit for exams, business and law and the trade. This course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips and strategies. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

     

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  • Fall Protection: Complete OSHA Regulation, January 2019 Edition

    $38.99

    Updated Through January 2019 – Includes updates to walking/working surfaces

    Fall protection standards are tightening for homebuilders nationwide, and the key to meeting these tight compliance deadlines lies in a firm commitment to fall protection safety training. Of course, residential construction isn’t the only industry that requires this training. It is needed wherever workers must be protected from fall-related accidents.

    To protect your workers and stay compliant with OSHA, Mancomm offers the biggest, most revolutionary development in fall protection since the invention of the safety net: Fall Protection: Complete OSHA Regulations.

     

    The guide provides fall-protection OSHA regulations from:

     

    • •Part 1910: General Industry
    • •Part 1915: Shipyard Employment
    • •Part 1917: Marine Terminals
    • •Part 1918: Longshoring
    • •Part 1926: Construction
    • •OSHA Letters of Interpretation
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  • Employee Safety Handbook: Construction

    $23.99

    Mancomm’s Employee Safety Training Handbooks provide awareness-level information across several safety and health-related topic areas pertinent to general industry and construction workplaces. The goal is providing an easy-to-read reference guide for all employees to enhance their understanding of safety principles, specific rules, potential workplace hazards, and accident prevention techniques that may be used throughout their workday or when confronted by potential dangers.

    The handbooks will help to reinforce your workforce in safety training (and re-training) of requirements, duties, and recommendations. This book should be used to augment employer-provided safety- and health-focused programs, plans, processes, and equipment and was designed to be paired with the Mancomm’s Trainer’s Supplement. Rather than addressing all the possible areas of training in the OSHA regulations, the Trainer’s Supplement and this Handbook focus on the most important general areas for training in the modern workplace.

    • Simple-to-read format, color photos, and Topic Quizzes
    • Portable size makes it a super convenient reference tool for you employees
    • Select facts, data, definitions, requirements, rules, recommendations, protective measures, and insights all with your company’s safety and health in mind.
    • Provides Immediate access to 18 critical topics in Construction Industry:
    • Back Safety
    • Confined Spaces
    • Cranes and Derricks
    • Demolition
    • Electrical Safety (Awareness Level Only)
    • Excavation and Trenching
    • Fall Protection
    • Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation
    • Hand and Power Tool Safety
    • Hazard Communication
    • Lock-Out/Tag-Out
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Scaffolds
    • Stairway and Ladders
    • Steel Erection
    • Welding and Cutting Safety
    • Worksite Exposures
    • Worksite Safety
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  • RCA: Basic Principles for Construction, 4th Ed

    $94.99

    Featuring a full color design with a wide range of photos and figures that reflect today’s construction practices, this Fourth Edition has been updated throughout to ensure that students stay current with industry standards and trends.

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  • BNI Facilities Managers Costbook 2021

    $167.99

    The 2021 BNi Facilities Manager’s Costbook is the first place to turn, whether you’re preparing a preliminary estimate, evaluating a contractor’s bid, or submitting a formal budget proposal.

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  • Residential Construction Academy: Basic Principles for Construction, 3rd Ed

    $106.99

    RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR CONSTRUCTION, 3E includes a full color design with new and updated photos and figures. Coverage of building codes and safe materials handling ensures that the reader will stay current with industry standards and trends. In addition, a new chapter on green building practices will introduce readers to jobsite practices while they plan and execute. This book is ideal for those beginning a career in the building trades industry and provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of the core academic areas that are necessary for success in the field. Topics include work ethic, math, communications, print reading, safety, and common tools.

     

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  • Build Smarter with Alternative Materials

    $35.99

    New building products are coming out almost every week. Some of them may become new standards, as sheetrock replaced lath and plaster some years ago. Others are little more than a gimmick.

    To write this manual, the author researched hundreds of product

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  • Building Automation Control Devices and Applications

    $116.99

    A building automation system is a network of “intelligent” control devices used in one or more building systems, such as HVAC, lighting, and security systems. Building automation systems operate cooperatively to share building information and control system devices automatically according to programmed logic.

    Building Automation Control Devices and Applications focuses on these control devices. This textbook covers the operation, signals, and functions of these sensors, actuators, and other control equipment used in automated systems in commercial buildings. The textbook is organized by building system, and each system is explained so that the function and application of each device is clear. This system-based foundation is then used to discuss the possibilities of interaction between multiple systems in automated buildings.

    This textbook is a solid foundation for a comprehensive training program in building automation.

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  • How To Read Blueprints For Residential And Commercial Construction

    Arkansas Residential Builder Exam Prep Complete Package

    $857.93

    The Arkansas Residential Builder Exam Prep Complete Package includes the following: 

    • Arkansas Residential Builder Exam Prep
    • 29 CFR OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations & Standards
    • 2015 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings 1st Edition
    • The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition
    • Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016 1st Edition
    • Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone Ninth Edition, Revised
    • Arkansas Residential Builder Tab Pack
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    West Virginia Residential Contractor Exam Complete Package

    $772.94

    The West Virginia Residential Contractor’s Complete package:

    • West Virginia Residential Contractor Exam Review
    • 2018 International Building Code
    • Contractor’s Guide To Quality Concrete Construction
    • Modern Masonry, 9th Edition
    • Carpentry and Building Construction 16th Edition
    • West Virginia Residential Contractor Exam Tab Pack

    Anyone seeking to become a contractor in West Virginia is required to sit for exams, business and law and the trade. This course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips and strategies. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

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    West Virginia Multi-family Contractor Exam Complete Package

    $758.94

    The West Virginia Multi-Family Contractor’s Complete package:

    • West Virginia Multi-Family Contractor Exam Review
    • 2018 International Building Code
    • Contractor’s Guide To Quality Concrete Construction
    • Modern Masonry, 9th Edition
    • Carpentry and Building Construction 16th Edition
    • West Virginia Multifamily Building Contractor Permanent Tabs

    Anyone seeking to become a contractor in West Virginia is required to sit for exams, business and law and the trade. This course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips and strategies. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

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  • Residential Construction Academy Facilities Maintenance: Maintaining, Repairing, and Remodeling, 3rd Edition

    $129.99

    Developing an understanding of the facilities maintenance industry has been made easier with this unique texts clear, step-by-step illustrations and easy-to read writing style that will start you on the path toward a successful career in the field. RCA: FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, 3rd Edition focuses on preparing you to successfully master the critical tasks involved in becoming a residential facilities worker. Using a straightforward approach to maintenance, repair, and replacement, common maintenance tasks in the areas of carpentry, wiring, grounds keeping, appliance repair, painting, plumbing, and HVAC are addressed. New chapters on basic math and blueprint reading have been added to this edition to ensure that you receive the most thorough, comprehensive training information available. As with the previous edition, safety for each task is emphasized, as well as important employability skills for success on the job. Topped off with no-nonsense information on situations in which maintenance personnel should seek assistance and refer the problem to a professional, this book is a must-have for developing a solid foundation in the world of facilities maintenance.

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  • General Industry Fieldbook

    $61.99

    This convenient guide contains all the most frequently referenced OSHA general industry regulations. Use the General Industry Fieldbook for training, everyday guidance, and quick compliance reviews. Half the book is written in English with each paragraph numbered. Flip the book over and those same numbered paragraphs are translated into Spanish, making it easier than ever to communicate with every worker in your facility. This book makes looking up OSHA general industry regulations easier than ever before. Every safety committee member and supervisor should receive this indispensable reference tool.

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  • Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters, 9th edition

    $100.99

    Take command of any building and carpentry project with the robust, construction-specific math skills you will get from the 9th Edition of PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR CARPENTERS. Divided into short units, this combination book/workbook explains the math principles essential to carpentry and building construction in straightforward, concise language, and then reinforces each concept with samples of problems common in the trade. Step-by-step solutions to the problems, as well as detailed illustrations, help you easily understand the math, visualize its application in everyday carpentry work, and perform functions yourself.

    *UPDATED GREEN CONSTRUCTION COVERAGE: Readers get the latest information on green construction with added problems related specifically to this booming area of carpentry and building construction.

    *HELPFUL HOMEWORK SUPPORT: Learners can easily practice problems, highlight content, take notes, and quiz themselves with the interactive tools provided in the new CourseMate learning resource for the 9th Edition of PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR CARPENTERS.

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  • Green Building: Principles and Practices in Residential Construction

    $149.99

    GREEN BUILDING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION provides a current, comprehensive guide to this exciting, emerging field. From core concepts to innovative applications of cutting-edge technology and the latest industry trends, this text offers an in-depth introduction to the construction of “green” homes. Unlike many texts that adopt a product-oriented approach, this book emphasizes the crucial planning, processes, and execution methods necessary for effective, environmentally sound construction. This text demonstrates that Earth-friendly products and energy-efficient materials take planning in order to make a building truly green. This visionary text helps students and professionals develop the knowledge and skills to “think green” from start to finish, empowering and inspiring them to build truly sustainable homes.

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  • Building Code Basics: Energy: Based on the International Energy

    $39.99

    As energy conservation continues to become an increasingly important factor in building construction, BUILDING CODE BASICS: ENERGY is a book that is more relevant and more valuable than ever before. Designed to provide a straightforward, easy-to-read guide to the International Energy Conservation Code® (IECC®), it fills an informational gap that exists between the code itself and the tactical reference information needed to properly apply it in a real-world setting. This book provides solid, working information on critical energy code applications for residential and commercial construction without the text-heavy, complex, and sometimes abstract language that complicates many of the more traditional code-related products. Coverage includes the basics of the IECC®, including essential requirements and reasons for the code provisions. This thorough coverage, combined with the book’s organized, user-friendly and practical approach, makes BUILDING CODE BASICS: ENERGY a critical addition to any professional or reference library.

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  • Electrical Studies for Trades. 5th ed

    $180.99

    Packed with real-world examples, vivid illustrations, and the latest developments from the field, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, 5th EDITION is ideal for current and future service technicians in air conditioning and refrigeration, construction, and facilities management–and anyone else who needs a practical knowledge of electricity. Extremely reader-friendly, the book begins with an overview of basic electricity concepts–rather than complex mathematical calculations. From here, you proceed directly to “must-know” information, including how to determine wire sizes and make a variety of common switch connections. Different types of electrical power panels are also examined in detail. Discussion of general wiring practices and circuit protectors, as well as an introduction to transformers and three-phase and single-phase motors, round out the comprehensive coverage.

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  • Construction Fieldbook

    $23.99

    This is the handiest construction compliance book you will ever use. The Construction Fieldbook includes all the most frequently referenced OSHA construction regulations, so you’ll be able to answer on-the-job questions quickly and easily. Plus, this book is written in the most user-friendly format available. Half of the book is written in English with each paragraph numbered. Flip the book over and those same numbered paragraphs are translated into Spanish, making it easy to communicate with all the workers on your jobsite. It has never been easier to look up regulations on-site. This is a great reference tool for toolbox talks.

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