Indoor Aldehyde Levels in Nonoccupational Environments of a Midwestern Town

Water Quality Impacts Associated with Residential Development in the Coastal Zone Areas of Atlantic County, New Jersey

Australian Coal Terminal Operates Happily Beside Residential Area
A coal terminal was built in Port Kembla, Australia at a $7.56 cost per metric ton. The port was built for $121 million, $18 million below estimate. It included such innovations as the...

Remodeled 42nd St. Bus Terminal Improves both Transit and the Neighborhood
A $160 million project to expand New York City's 42nd St. Bus Terminal was completed last year. The project is expected to improve commuter transit by increasing passenger...

Conjoint Analysis of Residential Preferences
A methodology for studying the effect of different locational factors on individual residential preferences is developed. Observations on the overall preferences of individuals are used...

Current Aspects of Construction Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation work suffers from wasteful attitudes, social conditions, and regulatory barriers that prevent it from reaching its potential. There are four primary ways in which rehabilitation...

Application of Cost-Flow Forecasting Models
Cost-flow models are formulated for forecasting the cumulative cost-flow in housing and public buildings, as a function of total cost and construction period. This permits to estimate...

Building Energy Reductions: Windbreak Optimization
Wind tunnel model studies of houses are used to determine how one can best reduce the surface pressure variations from wind and the associated air infiltration, emphasizing the correct...

Simultaneous Airblast and Ground Motion Response
A single-degree-of-freedom approach is used to model structural response to superimposed airblast and ground vibration from conventional explosions. A method is used whereby the force...

Time Space Scheduling Method
A construction scheduling technique is presented which is, in many cases, more advantageous than bar charts and network schedules, particularly for repetitive activities and for scheduling...

Housing Construction in Areas of Mine Subsidence
Many areas in the United States are underlain by abandoned mines and many more areas will be undermined in the future. As mine cavities collapse they cause settlement and ground distortions...

How Did These Firms Grow in Face of a Depressed Economy?
Despite a decline in construction physical volume of about 25% in the past five years, some engineering firms have grown. Profiles of three such firms are presented. Management decisions...

Washington D.C. Suburban I66—Unique Compromise in Expressway Design
A controversial urban Interstate project with more than 40 years of history has reached the final stages of construction. Citizen participation in varying forms has led to the development...

Modeling Unsteady-State Indoor Air Quality

Residential Weatherization-Indoor Air Pollution

Health Implications from Kerosene Heaters

A Hybrid Solar Application in a Demonstration Home

Advanced Gas and Electric Residential Heating Technologies

Construction Equipment & Techniques for the Eighties
Thirty-three papers on construction equipment and techniques are presented. Construction equipment management is discussed, including criteria for equipment selection, utilization and...

Water Conservation with Innovative Toilet Systems

 

 

 

 

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