Building Construction Technology

Building Construction Technology Staff Picks

book cover of Green building : project planning & cost estimatingGreen building : project planning & cost estimating
"Practical guidance on green building, including the latest on green building approaches, materials, rating systems, standards and guidelines."



BCT Databases

  • For comprehensive information:
    Electronic Library of Construction Safety and Health

    Information on a wide range of topics related to sustainable building, including energy efficiency, recycled-content materials, land-use planning and indoor air quality. Integrates online versions of GreenSpec, Environmental Building News (EBN), and a database of more than 100 high-performance building case studies.
  • Home Improvement Collection
    Gale. This collection of more than 200 home-improvement focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more will meet the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.
  • Learning Express Library
    Interactive practice tests and tutorials to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. You must sign in before taking a test.
  • EBSCOhost
    Search from a wide range of research databases for magazine and journal articles. Updated daily.

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Building Codes

Oregon's building codes are currently available online! Check out for up-to-date codes every time.

The National Electric Code is now available online to PCC students, staff and faculty!  You can also find in in the Databases A-Z list.

Last Update: 20 Aug 14:39 | Tagged with: bct building construction