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Civil Engineering & Construction 7 Sustainable Steel Buildings A Practical Guide for Structures and Envelopes Bernhard Hauke, Markus Kuhnhenne, Mark Lawson & Milan Veljkovic ●● Sustainability is a very high priority for all professionals involved in the design, construction and operation of buildings ●● Brings together detailed information on the sustainability credentials of steel which is currently scattered over a wide range of publications, reports and company data ●● Shows how steel can be used to deliver buildings and structures with a high level of sustainability ●● Covers the disadvantages of steel to show what problems need to be overcome ●● Discussed the performance of steel in various certification systems ●● Shows many examples of sustainable steel buildings Print ISBN: 978-1-118-74111-5 (Cloth) US$95.00 • Sep 2016 • 288PP 9 781118 741115 ISBN 978-1-118-74111-5   e Timber Construction Wood Deterioration, Protection and Maintenance Ladislav Reinprecht ●● Wood Deterioration, Protection and Maintenance provides an up to date discussion of the natural durability of wood, wood degradation processes, and methods of structural and chemical protection of wood ●● Modern active substances in wood preservatives and the relationships between preservative properties, the anatomical structure and moisture content of wood and protective processes involving pressure and/or diffusion driving forces are fully illustrated Print ISBN: 978-1-119-10653-1 (Cloth) US$115.00 • Oct 2016 • 368PP ISBN 978-1-119-10653-1 9 781119 106531 e Urban Drainage Engineering Sustainable Surface Water Management A Handbook for SUDS Susanne M. Charlesworth & Colin A. Booth ●● Sustainable Surface Water Management: A Handbook for SUDS addresses issues as diverse as flooding, water quality, amenity and biodiversity but also mitigation of, and adaptation to, global climate change, human health benefits and reduction in energy use ●● Chapters are included to cover issues from around the world, but they also address particular designs associated with the implementation of SUDS in tropical areas, problems with retrofitting SUDS devices, SUDS modelling, water harvesting in drought-stricken countries using SUDS and the inclusion of SUDS in the climate change strategies of such cities as Tokyo, New York and Strasbourg Print ISBN: 978-1-118-89770-6 (Cloth) US$130.00 • Nov 2016 • 416PP ISBN 978-1-118-89770-6 9 781118 897706   e


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