Green Your Home - All-in-one for Dummies by Yvonne Jeffery, Liz Barclay, Visit Amazon's Michael

By Yvonne Jeffery, Liz Barclay, Visit Amazon's Michael Grosvenor Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Michael Grosvenor, , Elizabeth B. Goldsmith, Betsy Sheldon, Visit Amazon's Eric Corey Freed Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, E

Eco-friendly your place All-in-One For Dummies empowers readers to make ecologically-friendly advancements to every and each region in their domestic. At $29.99 and 696 pages, this package deal is a true worth and a real resource e-book for readers searching for a considerable breadth of data and strategies but unwilling to speculate in 4, 5, or six books at the wide variety of content material that they search.

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Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings: Save Money, Save the by Jennifer Thorne Amann

By Jennifer Thorne Amann

How effective are front-load washing machines? while is it time to exchange your outdated fridge? those questions and lots of extra are replied within the customer advisor to domestic power mark downs, a one-stop source for shoppers who are looking to increase their home’s power functionality and decrease bills. Zeroing in at the most dear reaction could be a problem; this 9th variation cuts in the course of the confusion. Well-organized and hugely readable, the patron advisor to domestic power reductions starts with an summary of the interrelationships among strength use, economics, and the surroundings. Chapters specialise in particular parts in the house, corresponding to electronics, lights, heating, cooling, air flow, kitchen, and laundry, and supply useful reasons for every, together with: Describing power use features Drawing comparisons among on hand applied sciences Outlining the main low-priced fix and substitute concepts delivering step by step tips for locating the fitting apparatus Describing how the gear operates Summarizing how a lot power is used or misplaced integrated are tips about enhancing latest gear and tips for while and why shoppers can purchase new energy-efficient apparatus, in addition to a reminder to ascertain neighborhood govt and application incentives for buy or retrofit delivers. This advisor could be a useful source to all shoppers interested in decreasing either their strength accounts and their environmental impression. Jennifer Thorne Amann is a senior affiliate within the ACEEE (American Council for an Energy-Efficient economic climate) constructions and kit software. Alex Wilson is president of BuildingGreen, Inc., writer of Your eco-friendly domestic, and govt editor of Environmental development information.

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Concrete Admixtures Handbook. Properties, Science, and by V.S. Ramachandran

By V.S. Ramachandran

Content material:
Preface to the second one Edition

, Pages vii-viii, V.S. Ramachandran
Preface to the 1st Edition

, Pages ix-x, V.S. Ramachandran
About the Editor

, Page xi
Contributors

, Pages xiii-xiv
1 - Concrete Science

, Pages 1-66, V.S. Ramachandran, Rolf F. Feldman
2 - study innovations, criteria and Specifications

, Pages 67-94, V.S. Ramachandran
3 - Admixture Interactions in Concrete

, Pages 95-136, V.S. Ramachandran
4 - Chemical Admixtures—Recent Developments

, Pages 137-184, V.S. Ramachandran
5 - Accelerators

, Pages 185-285, V.S. Ramachandran
6 - Water Reducers/Retarders

, Pages 286-409, Mario M. Collepardi
7 - Superplasticizers

, Pages 410-517, V.S. Ramachandran, V. Mohan Malhotra
8 - Air-Entraining Admixtures

, Pages 518-557, William L. Dolch
9 - Polymer-Modified Mortars and Concretes

, Pages 558-656, Yoshihiko Ohama, V.S. Ramachandran
10 - Mineral Admixtures

, Pages 657-739, R. Paul Lohtia, Ramesh C. Joshi
11 - Antifreezing Admixtures

, Pages 740-799, Victor B. Ratinov, Tatyana I. Rozenberg
12 - High-Volume Fly Ash and Slag Concrete

, Pages 800-838, V. Mohan Malhotra
13 - Admixtures for fix and recovery of Concrete

, Pages 839-877, Noel P. Mailvaganam
14 - Alkali-Aggregate enlargement and Corrosion Inhibiting Admixtures

, Pages 878-938, V.S. Ramachandran
15 - Miscellaneous Admixtures

, Pages 939-1024, Noel P. Mailvaganam
16 - Batching and shelling out of Admixtures

, Pages 1025-1044, Noel P. Mailvaganam
17 - Admixture Formulations

, Pages 1045-1076, V.S. Ramachandran, Vasundhara S. Ramachandran
18 - Admixtures For Oilwell Cements

, Pages 1077-1111, John Bensted
Index

, Pages 1112-1153

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Learning from failure: long-term behaviour of heavy masonry by L. Binda

By L. Binda

This booklet might help architects and engineers to appreciate and take care of the continual harm of heavy constructions. It incorporates a popularity of indicators of the phenomenon, proposed predictive types, and instructions for the on-site research, tracking and service of the broken structures.The e-book examines a few popular instances: the cave in of the Civic Tower of Pavia (March 17 1989); the cave in of the St. Marco bell-tower in Venice (1902), the cave in of the Sancta Maria Magdalena bell-tower in Dusseldorf (1992); harm to the bell-tower of the Monza Cathedral; harm to the Torrazzo in Cremona; the cave in of the Noto Cathedral (1996).The publication describes ongoing experimental learn, started in 1989, designed to check the phenomenon. After a cautious interpretation of the experimental effects, additionally in accordance with event from rock mechanics and urban, modelling of the phenomenon for enormous buildings as creep behaviour of masonry was once applied.

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Fire Pond by Jessica Garratt

By Jessica Garratt

The Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry was once inaugurated in 2003 to honor the past due poet, a nationally famous author and previous professor on the collage of Utah, and is subsidized through the collage of Utah Press and the college of Utah division of English. fireplace Pond is the 2008 prizewinning quantity chosen by way of this year’s pass judgement on, Medbh McGuckian, poet, editor, and instructor from Belfast.

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