Renton Technical College Library

Construction and Construction Management Links



Carpentry and Construction Career Guide

Information on carpentry and construction careers, glossaries of construction terms, building organizations, building plans, safety and materials information.


Construction Management Glossary

Definitions of construction management terms from Addendum to Zoning permit.


Construction Management Association of America

Information about the current trends in construction management, continuing education opportunities, and leads to job opportunities.

Links to information on products and employers, bidding, and a glossary of construction terms. Registration is required, but the basic registration is free.


Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health

Search for information by hazard (chemical, safety, etc.) or by trade.  Some resources are in Spanish.


Home Improvement Tools

Information and comparison of various tools. Some entries have diagrams with tool part names.


US Green Building Council

Promotes the design and construction of "buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work."  Their Research page offers useful information and statistics. 


Washington State Building Codes

View Washington fire, mechanical, and air quality building codes and standards.


Where to find Material Safety Data Sheets on the Internet   Links to US MSDS sites, plus links to international MSDS sites, terms, and product manufacturers.


Renton Technical College Program Pages

Construction Management

Construction Trades Preparation

Commercial Building Engineering

Industrial Engineering




Renton Technical College Program Page

RTC's Construction Center of Excellence



Construction Periodicals at RTC Library

Architectural Record

Building Operating Management

Cabinet Maker

Construction Specifier

Engineering News Record (ENR)

Job Safety & Health Quarterly

Journal of Light Construction

El Nuevo Constructor

Professional Builder


Retail Construction

This Old House




Other RTC Library Materials

For a list of other RTC library materials of interest, click here.


Hot Topics

RTC titles on Architectural Preservation, Conservation, & Restoration



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