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Direct Current Fundamentals$199.99
For nearly half a century, this widely acclaimed book has presented the fundamental concepts of DC electricity and magnetism in a straightforward, practical manner. The 7th Edition retains the distinguishing features that are the cornerstone of this winning book, including logically organized content that progresses from basic principles to more complex concepts. Enhancements include updated drawings and photographs that better assist readers in understanding such essential concepts as how to distinguish between digital and analog meters, an…
Introduction to Low Voltage Systems, 2nd edition$199.99
Inside INTRODUCTION TO LOW VOLTAGE SYSTEMS, 2E you will discover comprehensive coverage of low voltage systems, associated devices, and the methods of the industry. All the basic elements of low voltage systems are combined into a single source to give a concrete understanding of the operation and integration of individual systems. Plus, this edition walks you through all you need to know about devices, connection and cabling, and the National Electrical Code® in addition to the language and terminology of the industry. And, it’s written especially for i…
Electrical Studies for Trades. 5th ed$171.99
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 …
NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2010 Edition$159.99
In the most extensive Code revision since 1993, the 2010 NFPA 72’s scope and organization have expanded beyond the core focus on fire alarm systems to also include requirements for mass notification systems used for weather emergencies; terrorist events; biological, chemical, and nuclear emergencies; and other threats. This wider coverage is reflected in a new Code title: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.
Electrical Wiring Residential, 18th Edition$139.99
Delivering the very latest in industry standards and procedures, longtime market leader ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL, 18e continues to provide comprehensive, authoritative coverage that fully implements the 2014 National Electrical Code®. The book’s signature three-part organization thoroughly covers Code, Electrical Knowledge, and Applications. Extremely reader friendly, it offers detailed–but not overly technical–explanations as it guides you step by step through the critical tasks and responsibilities that face today’s professional …
NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems,2010$134.99
Get up-to-code with new research-based 2010 NFPA 13.
Put powerful sprinkler strategies into your toolkit with NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems — the new best practices for system design, installation, water supplies, and equipment. Industry experts and researchers worked together to solidify new knowledge about sprinkler performance under fire conditions. The 2010 edition of NFPA 13 is current with the latest sprinkler technology, delivering scientifically-based solutions that reduce risks and fire loss.
RCA: Facilities Maintenance, 2nd edition$120.99
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, 2e 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 repa…
Conduit Bending and Fabrication$110.99
This new text was developed to help technicians learn to accurately bend electrical conduit. Conduit Bending and Fabrication includes numerous step-by-step procedures showing the proper methods of conduit bending. The major emphasis of the book is on learning the fundamentals required when bending EMT and rigid conduit. The book also covers the operation of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic benders. It is an ideal reference for any electrician or maintenance technician. One full-color, 32-page Quick Reference Guide is provided with the text to assi…
Building Automation Control Devices and Applications$110.99
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 bu…
American Electricians Handbook 17th edition
This is a practical, on-the-job resource for every professional electrician.
The Lineman’s and Cableman’s Handbook – 13th$99.99
Thoroughly updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), this authoritative resource explains the principles and practices of electric transmission and distribution line construction, operation, and maintenance. You will get comprehensive coverage of the newest equipment, techniques, and procedures along with current OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM regulations. Throughout, detailed illustrations and photos make it easy to understand the material, and self-test questions and exercises reinforce key concepts.
NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, 2008 Edition$99.99
Important updates and expanded coverage in the 2008 edition LP-Gas Code reduce the risk of propane fires and explosions.
Referenced in countries around the globe, adopted in all 50 states, and part of the Department of Transportation’s U.S. Pipeline Safety Regulations, NFPA 58: LP-Gas Code is the definitive source for LP-Gas safety requirements. Work with the 2008 edition to make sure you have the latest criteria for the safe design, construction, installation and operation of all LP-Gas systems, as well as highway transportation of LP-Gas…
NFPA 780: Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection 2008$99.99
Bring your knowledge in line with the latest protection methods and devices! The 2011 NFPA 780: Installation of Lightning Protection Systems contains technical revisions throughout the Standard and is your key to reducing dangerous and deadly lightning hazards.
NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®, 2009 Edition$98.99
Maximize occupant protection. Work with the latest rules for fire-safe design and construction in the 2009 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®!
The benchmark for safety in all types of structures has been fully updated with new and revised requirements that work together more effectively than ever to minimize danger to life from the effects of fire and related hazards. Unique in the field, only the Life Safety Code establishes a minimum threshold of safety in both new and existing structures…contains a performance-based compliance option…and prov…
Mike Holt’s Basic Electrical Theory$65.99
Do you know where electricity comes from? To be able to say yes to that question, you must understand a bit about the physics of matter. What value does a brief study of the nature of matter have for the student of electrical theory? The understanding that comes from that study lays the foundation for understanding electrical theory. Only when you know the theory can you truly have confidence in the practical aspects of your electrical work.
Smart Grid Home, 1st Edition$62.99
Practical and reader-friendly, the SMART GRID HOME explains how you can adapt and retrofit an existing residence to take advantage of the energy and cost saving technology now available as part of the development of the Smart Grid. Topics covered include reducing home energy consumption by eliminating heat loss and heat transfer, reducing the power-on time of electronics and other power equipment without loss of convenience, automating home electrical systems to maximize energy conservation, evaluating electrical devices for energy efficiency, developing energy…
Commercial and Industrial Wiring$60.99
This new text/workbook covers topics specifically relating to the design and maintenance of commercial and industrial wiring systems. The main focus is on installing enclosures, conduit bodies,
fittings, and wiring, and the procedures required to work on them safely. The book is designed around the latest technologies in service entrances, low-voltage systems, conductors and cables, and system designs. Review questions at the end of each chapter provide a variety of assessment opportunities.
The CD-ROM included with the text includes Quick Quizzes…
Code Check complete 2nd edition$45.99
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
National Geographic Reader:Architecture & Construction, 1st$25.99
Bring your learning to life with compelling images, media and text from National Geographic. ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION W/PAC eBOOK will help you develop a clearer understanding of the world around you through engaging content. This reader is designed to be used in combination with several core texts in Architecture, Engineering and Construction. Used as a supplement with two strong brands of National Geographic and Delmar Learning, this reader brings relevancy, critical thinking skill activities, vocabulary and career information to the topics covered in ar…
Code Check Commerical$23.99
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
Ugly’s Electrical References$21.99
UGLY’S Electrical References is a pocket size, (4 1/8″ X 6″), electrical reference book. “UGLY’S” is the most popular pocket-sized electrical book in America! It’s used world-wide by electricians, engineers, contractors, military, designers, maintenance workers, and instructors.
BNI Construction Dictionary: Pocket Edition$18.99
This handy reference fits perfectly in your pocket and yet offers extensive coverage of construction terms. If you’re looking for a good construction dictionary that’s portable, this is it!