Professional Resource Library

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Representing the definitive knowledge and professional experience of leading authorities, the nine volumes of the NKBA's Professional Resource Library make up the core body of knowledge for the kitchen and bath industry. These volumes are the vital information that you need for success and material you must master for NKBA certification exams.

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Bath Planning

Bath Planning, Guidelines, Codes, Standards, Second Edition is the leading resource for professional bath designers and students.

Now thoroughly revised and updated with new photographs and illustrations in full color, with special emphasis on client needs, research, and references to industry in

formation; this second edition reflects the latest information on sustainability, universal design, building codes, and research. Includes the NKBA Kitchen &; Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards.

Authors: Kathleen Parrott, PhD, CKE, Julia Beamish, PhD, CKE, Joann Emmel, PhD,  Mary Jo Peterson, CKD, CBD, CAPS, CAASH



Published by: Wiley



ISBN: 978-1-1183-6248-8



 464 pages

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Design Principles

Author: Ellen Cheever, CMKBD, ASID

Design Principles provides a clear, concise explanation of the aesthetics of design and how they apply to kitchens and baths. It relates concepts to actual situations and enables readers to clearly understand how they can apply them to their own projects.

 

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Kitchen & Bath Design Presentation 









Authors:
Margaret Krohn, CKD, ASID and David Newton, CMKBD



Published by: Wiley



ISBN: 978-1-118-56874-3



272 pages This 2nd Edition volume is a complete guide to virtually all facets and techniques of graphic kitchen and bath presentation. Expanded to include more information on hand drafting, specifications, and project presentation, with additional CAD coverage. Includes detailed information on the NKBA Graphics and Presentation Standards. Samples of NKBA drawings throughout provide ample illustration of the techniques discussed.  

 

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Kitchen & Bath Products

Author: Ellen Cheever, CMKBD, ASID

An encyclopedic guide to virtually all products used in today's kitchens and baths, this volume is an essential tool for understanding the materials, construction, features, and benefits of everything that you are specifying.

 

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Kitchen & Bath Business and Project Management

Ktichen and Bath Project Managment

Author:  Hank Darlington and Ellen Cheever, CMKBD, ASID, CAPS



Published by: Wiley



ISBN: 978-1-118-43912-8



368 pages

This 2nd Edition is a comprehensive guide to professional practice for kitchen and bath professionals. By combining and thoroughly updating 1st edition Business Management and Project Management volumes, this is a one-stop reference based on real world experience of kitchen and bath experts.  Includes vital information for running your business and effectively managing your kitchen and bath projects.

 

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Kitchen Planning

Kitchen Planning, Guidelines, Codes, Standards, Second Edition is the leading resource for professional bath designers and students.

An essential reference for any designer working in the kitchen field, containing everything a professional needs to know to design kitchens that are convenient, functional, and efficient, and that meet the needs of today's lifestyles. This Second Edition has been completely revised and redesigned throughout, with new full-color photographs and illustrations and special emphasis on client needs, research, and references to industry information. Includes the NKBA Kitchen &; Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards.

  • For instructor resources Instructor Companion Site
  • For student forms Student Companion Site
  • Authors: Julia Beamish, PhD, CKE, Kathleen Parrott, PhD, CKE, Joann Emmel, PhD, Mary Jo Peterson, CKD, CBD, CAPS, CAASH



    Published by: Wiley



    ISBN: 978-1-118-36762-9



     475 pages







     

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Kitchen & Bath Residential Construction and Systems

Residential Construction

Author: Jerry Germer



Published by: Wiley



ISBN: 978-1-118-43910-4



288 pages

This revised 2nd edition volume combines two 1st editions into one comprehensive, expanded volume, completely updated. Provides thorough and in-depth explanations of the structural systems used in residential construction, as well as materials and codes, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.

 

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Sponsors 

The NKBA recognizes with gratitude the following companies whose generous contributions supported the development of the second edition of the NKBA Professional Resources Library.

 

Bath Planning

 

Kitchen Planning





Kitchen &; Bath Design Presentation











Kitchen &; Bath Residential Construction and Systems

Kitchen &; Bath Business and Project Management

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