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  • Passive House Case Study

    • A Dwelling heat load of 1.5KW. • The building requires a structural air tightness of less than 0.6h-1. This case study only took into account the construction of the house, solely taking into account the materials and requirement that differ from a standard conventional build. This meant that land cost, planning permission, and furnishing the home were not taking into account. Table 3.1: This table taken show the breakdown of costs associated with building this specific Passive house.…

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  • Billy's Building Supplies Inc.: Case Study

    |10% |1 April 2016 | |Length:2000words+/-10% | | | | This assignment is based on the Billy’s Building Supplies Inc. case study and is designed to assess your level of achievement in the learning objectives from Chapter 3. To complete this assignment you need to read the case study at the end of these instructions then write a 2000 word academic essay…

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  • Ethical Issues In Construction Management

    construction manager. This job also includes working with engineers of all sorts, but working with architects is the major component in building structures. CM is essential to the world because without it, there would be no results. But without the architect, there would be no plans to build from. Construction managers and architects share a common goal of constructing a building, and in order to do that successfully, it…

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  • Vernacular Architecture Case Study

    fundamental materials of built form: wood and stone. In Himachal, woods and stones forms an independent, socially connected and highly artistic expression of folk culture in form of vernacular houses, granaries and temples. 1.1 BACKGROUNG OF THE STUDY Vernacular architecture is merely dictated by the…

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  • Advantages Of Earthen Materials

    Earthen materials show interesting environmental advantages when used to build [1]. These materials are becoming increasingly important in the context of the modern desire of construction materials which are less highly processed and have low toxicity [2][3][4]. Nowadays, there are several available techniques where these materials can be used with structural purposes, namely as earth blocks (adobe), compressed earth blocks (CEB), rammed earth and cob [5] but the lack of scientific data and lack…

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  • Disadvantages And Competitive Advantage Of Just In Time

    dealing with inventory and production planning by using a process called just-in-time or JIT production. To get into it a bit and explain exactly what just-in-time means is to keep or have just enough inventory, whether it be finished products or raw materials, on hand and available to comply with how much demand you have for your production process and also the demands of the final customer. Its not to have anything more than that, or anything less. When your products are prepared and ready to…

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  • Im2 Unit 2 Assignment

    pour the blended raw materials. Light Weight Experiment (Experiment design and hypothesis) I started my light weight experiment at my own place. I bought a different bag for compost and for 3 days I did not throw any scrap food in trash. My scrap food consisted of Pizza, old pasta, fruits, tea leaves, banana peels, egg shells and coffee grounds. I did put all that material in a strong blender and blended it till it became fine. The last step was that I spread all the raw material in my garden…

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  • Hardieplank Research Paper

    James Hardie Building Products revolutionized the siding industry with the introduction of HardiePlank, a fiber cement siding that provides superior resistance to fire and insects. The texture of HardiePlank closely mimics traditional wood siding, and the product is available in a wide range of colors or primed so that homeowners can paint it to match or contrast with the rest of the exterior. Due to its strength, durability and classic appearance, HardiePlank has become the most popular siding…

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  • Caterpillar: Remanufacturing A Win-Win Situation

    remanufactured products cheaper, companies reduce their costs and they earn more and the environment benefits.” That said, remanufacturing can support all the three basic pillars of Sustainable Development (Environmental, Economic, Social). Saves material and energy resources while reduces wastes and emissions (Environmental), generates wealth and cutting costs (Economic), remanufactured products are cheaper for costumers, while new occupations and scientific fields are created (Social).…

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  • Case Study Analysis: Analysis Of Employee Absenteeism

    Absenteeism; Production Cycle Time; Raw Materials Store Time; Delivery Cycle Time; Finished Goods Store Time; Inspection Time; Raw Material Inty Levels; Rework Time; Finished Goods Inty Levels; Scheduled/Unscheduled Downtime; Number of defective products; Number of scrap; Raw Materials Processed; Average unit cost; Lag Measures: Price of wood materials per board foot; wood materials board feet per chair; Price of finishing materials per gallon; Quantity of finishing materials per chair ; Rate…

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