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6 edition of Contractor"s Guide to Green Building Construction found in the catalog.

Contractor"s Guide to Green Building Construction

Management, Project Delivery, Documentation, and Risk Reduction

by Thomas E. Glavinich

  • 275 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Wiley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building construction & materials,
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Technology & Engineering,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Construction - Contracting,
  • Technology / Construction / Contracting

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10278754M
    ISBN 100470056215
    ISBN 109780470056219

    If your provide your clients true quality and mesmerizing results, there is no reason to feel undermined by other contractors. The contributors consider the changes associated with green building through a sociological and organizational lens. To reach your goals and fully grasp long term company financial growth and revenue, you might need appropriate software solutions for construction accounting, marketing, expenditure estimates and project management software. What is a Licensed Contractor? If you want to get some pointers, we have put together some guidelines that explain a few of the essential terms together with pointers on how to do the pricing correctly.

    In some cases you may be able to download the textbook right away. Section 8. Licensed contractors are subject to statutes put in place to safeguard consumers. Thus, an additional incentive to be licensed is the opportunity to get more work.

    Cross, David Deal, Beth M. You'll discover how constructing environmentally friendly, sustainable buildings influences project management, delivery, documentation, and risk. In short, this is one book that you need to have on hand to be a part of the rapidly growing green building movement. Governance and urban policy issues are becoming much more significant to architecture than ever before. This includes full supervision of the work, scheduling of the subcontractors and compliance with the building codes.


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Contractors Guide to Green Building Construction book

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The company has over employees nationwide and seeks to build a business development role within small to mid-sized commercial contracting companies.

If you would like to purchase the textbook and live outside the United States, the electronic version is recommended. A contractor has the know-how, applied background and training necessary to get a general contractors license.

Each license is issued for a set timeframe for example, two to four years depending on your state of residence and additionally must be continuously renewed to be able to continue to operate as a Licensed Contractor.

Most individuals and businesses want to know they are really hiring a respected contractor licensed by the state. They are primarily responsible for the supervision of an entire construction project.

Prior to joining The University of Kansas, he worked in the design and construction of commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. Read this note about used books if you intend to buy one. The BB-Bid software allowed a user to upload a construction project onto the site and message the bid to the subcontracting and supplier community, regardless of their presence in the paid print directory.

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Prosperous construction contractors do this by giving a comprehensive range of services to prospective clients. More and more homeowners are getting to be savvy and opt to hire licensed general contractors.

Unlicensed contractors will try to create work-arounds to cut back costs under project costs that trigger the mandatory use of an authorized contractor in a given state. Later expansion in the New York and New England markets took place. Webster and Kathryn B. ISBN The book comes with sheets of blueprints covering 6 different projects for use within the class.

A lot of the times the reason why contracting businesses fail is the fact they had put their trust in the wrong place. Some states require you to pass exams to prove business competence, some require proof of experience in construction. In short, this is one book that you need to have on hand to be a part of the rapidly growing green building movement.

Contractors are unable to get licensed without having also passed an examination that covers business management competency. Another important factor is the contractors liability insurance — one of the most essential assets you must get when venturing into general contracting.Did you know that construction companies and design firms worldwide are shifting their business toward green building, with 51% of respondents to a survey (by research firm McGraw-Hill Construction) saying they expect more than 60% of their work to be green by end of This is a significant increase from the 28% that said the same for their work in The race is on to craft.

In Glavinich's book titled "Contractors Guide to Green Building Construction: Management, Project Delivery, Documentation, and Risk Reduction," green construction is defined as planning and.

Written for contractors and endorsed by the Associated General Contractors of America Written specifically for contractors, this "how-to" book enables you to meet the challenges of green building construction. You'll discover how constructing environmentally friendly, sustainable buildings influences project management.

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Contractor's guide to green building construction: management, project delivery, documentation, and risk reduction. [Thomas E Glavinich] -- "Written specifically for contractors, this "how-to" book enables you to meet the challenges of green building construction.

You'll discover how constructing environmentally friendly, sustainable.