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Essentials Franchise Corporation (EFC) provides a proprietary, state-of-the-art chemical coating during the construction process.

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Construction Management JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management
Barbara J. JacksonLaunch your career in construction management with this one-of-a-kind bookThe construction management industry is expected to increase employment by 16 percent over the next decade. This second edition of a bestselling introduction to construction management walks you through each stage of the construction management process.Written from the constructor's perspective, this book will familiarize you with all the construction management fundamentals and how Building Information Modeling (BIM) is impacting the construction management profession.Covers interoperability of technology advances in the construction industryExplains how BIM is challenging the traditional approach to project delivery and how this affects the constructor's roleElaborates each stage of the design and construction process and the tasks associated with each of themShows step-by-step how to estimate project costs, administer contracts, manage job site and construction operations, plan and schedule a project, monitor project performance, manage project quality and safety, and assess project risksProvides review questions at the end of each chapter to help enforce understandingThe tried-and-true project management principles presented in this book will help ensure you a successful start to your career.
DEWALT Construction Estimating Complete Handbook (Dewalt Professional Reference)
American Contractors Educational ServicesA real-world guide to success in construction estimating, the DEWALT Construction Estimating Handbook is loaded with tips, checklists, worksheets, data tables, and tutorials that will provide readers with the tools they need to effectively navigate through every step of the estimating process. The book focuses on the construction estimating "how-to" essentials and provides on-the-spot answers backed up with graphic examples. With a thorough understanding of the important profit-making factors within the industry, its comprehensive coverage includes marketing, bid planning, scope review, quantity take-off for all trades and divisions, cost analysis, value engineering, Excel spreadsheet estimating, and more. Based on the author's extensive experience in estimating, this valuable resource aims to provide workable solutions to the unprecedented challenges that construction professionals face today, from a weak economy and fierce competition to material price volatilities, skilled labor shortages, and strict regulations. Key Handbook Features All the preprogrammed Excel templates referenced in the book plus more are available for free download at the DEWALT/Cengage website. Addresses steps of the bidding process applicable for residential and industrial/commercial construction projects. Comprehensive format providing theory, how-to and step-by-step instructions, real-world examples, and technical reference data resulting in an all-inclusive resource.
Incorporate Your Business: A Legal Guide to Forming a Corporation in Your State
Anthony Mancuso AttorneyWritten by the author of Nolo's state specific corporation books, this national edition takes you through the entire process in any state. When you're finished, your corporation will enjoy unique tax benefits, investment attraction, and much more. Includes all the legal forms needed to incorporate
Managing Bermudagrass Turf: Selection, Construction, Cultural Practices, and Pest Management Strategies
L. B. McCarty and Grady MillerIf you're determined to create and maintain a beautiful bermuda-grass turf, then let this comprehensive reference be your guide. Here, you'll receive expert information on the fundamentals of green construction and growing-in processes, along with step-by-step cultural practices, and critical techniques for controlling weeds, insects, diseases, and nematodes. You get a comprehensive listing of the various bermudagrass species, complete with scientific and common names, propagation, and worldwide distribution. You'll also find out why and where certain weeds are likely to grow and what cultural or chemical remedies best keep them in check. Nearly 600 photographs illustrate the various stages of plant development and emphasize the key identification characteristics of each plant.
Building Construction Illustrated
Francis D. K. ChingThe classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with the most current informationFor nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever-providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction and equips readers with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter.Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full under-standing of how these choices affect a building's form and dimensions. Complete with more than 1,000 illustrations, the book moves through each of the key stages of the design process, from site selection to building components, mechanical systems, and finishes.Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materialsUpdated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materialsArchetypal drawings offer clear inspiration for designers and draftersReflects the most current building codes and CSI Master Format numbering schemeWith its comprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundations and floor systems to finish work, Building Construction Illustrated, Fourth Edition equips students and professionals in all areas of architecture and construction with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter in building planning, design, and construction.
Construction Business Management
John E. SchaufelbergerConstruction is a risky business!  And unfortunately the reality is that construction company managers often lack the necessary “business management” skills needed to ensure the survival of their firms.  This groundbreaking new book is the first of its kind that consolidates critical business management topics, and presents them practically and accessibly by showing how they relate to the management of a construction company.
Running a Successful Construction Company (For Pros, by Pros)
David GerstelRunning a small business can be daunting to the builder whose expertise is in the hands on work -- not finance or law. This book, written by a builder who came up through the trades himself -- and who for decades has run a highly respected and successful construction operation that does both remodeling and new construction -- helps to demystify the day-to-day challenges that contractors face. Running a Successful Construction Company is acknowledged as the leading book in its field. Includes 50 color photos and drawings.
DEWALT Construction Estimating Professional Reference (Dewalt Trade Reference)
Adam DingThis unique and easy-to-understand pocket guide was developed by a real-world contractor who has perfected the art of construction estimating! The DEWALT Construction Estimating Professional Reference is the only resource individuals need for learning to successfully bid on a variety of construction projects. Chock-full of practical advice based on the author's real-life experience in bidding countless construction jobs, this essential reference explores such key topics as forms and checklists, subcontractors and suppliers, procedures, trade evaluation, costs, profit, and overheads, and much more! Includes over 200 pages of technical reference material.
Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods
Edward Allen and Joseph IanoNow in its Fifth Edition, this essential textbook has been used by thousands of students annually in schools of architecture, engineering, and construction technology. The bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction, emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frames, masonry bearing walls, steel frames, and reinforced concrete. New introductory material on the processes, organization, constraints, and choices in construction offers a better look at the management of construction. New sections covering the building envelope uncover the secrets to designing enclosures for thermal insulation, vapor retarders, air barriers, and moisture control. The Fifth Edition also features more axonometric detail drawings and revised photographs for a thoroughly illustrated approach and the latest IBC 2006, CSI MasterFormat, ASTM references, and LEED information.
Construction Project Management: A Complete Introduction
Alison DykstraWhat it takes to develop, plan and manage a construction project. This straightforward and readable, yet thorough, textbook focuses on the role of the contractor, taking the reader from start to finish -- from the early development stage through bidding, selection of the contractor, the construction itself, and close-out. A wide range of practical issues are explored, and frequently-asked questions answered: -- Exactly who the players are in construction and what each one does -- Why contractors should avoid some jobs, and how they get the right jobs -- What bidding is, and why the low bid isn't always the best bid -- Why different types of construction contracts carry different levels of risk -- The link between the type of contract and how the contractor gets paid -- Why cost estimates and schedules are keys to project success -- How a general contractor brings in a job on time and on budget And much more: -- Bonds, insurance, and liens -- Avoiding and resolving disputes -- Design-build, integrated project delivery and BIM -- Change orders -- Getting paid -- Extensive glossary of construction project management vocabulary With a complete introduction to Green Building.

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