Building Code Basics Residential 2012 IRC

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133686651
Release Date: 2012-05-25
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Take away the uncertainty about applying the International Residential Code® (IRC®) with this user-friendly guide from the BUILDING CODE BASICS series. Unlike other books on the market, Building Code Basics Residential uses simplified, non-code language and logical topic organization to make complex code concepts more understandable. It avoids the technical language associated with the IRC® and instead features code references and descriptive illustrations and tables to explain code fundamentals. Chapters progress in the order of construction, from site-work and foundations through to fire- and life-safety and environmental requirements of a finished residence. Also included are requirements for plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, electrical systems, and equipment. Building Code Basics Residents fills the existing gap for technically accurate, highly illustrative residential code resources, making it an ideal resource for both beginning and experienced code users to ensure compliance.

Building Code Basics Residential

Author: Stephen A. Van Note
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1133283365
Release Date: 2012-05
Genre: Law

This book uses simplified, non-code language and logical topic organization to make complex code concepts more understandable. It avoids the technical language associated with the IRC and instead features code references and descriptive illustrations and tables to explain code fundamentals.

Building Code Basics Energy 2012

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133703198
Release Date: 2013-05-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

As energy conservation continues to become an increasingly important factor in building construction, BUILDING CODE BASICS: ENERGY is a book that is more relevant and more valuable than ever before. Designed to provide a straightforward, easy-to-read guide to the International Energy Conservation Code® (IECC®), it fills an informational gap that exists between the code itself and the tactical reference information needed to properly apply it in a real-world setting. This book provides solid, working information on critical energy code applications for residential and commercial construction without the text-heavy, complex, and sometimes abstract language that complicates many of the more traditional code-related products. Coverage includes the basics of the IECC®, including essential requirements and reasons for the code provisions. This thorough coverage, combined with the book's organized, user-friendly and practical approach, makes BUILDING CODE BASICS: ENERGY a critical addition to any professional or reference library.

Applying the Building Code

Author: Ronald L. Geren
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118920756
Release Date: 2016-03-21
Genre: Architecture

"The book provides a 28-step process that is organized according to the three phases of architectural design: schematic design, design development, and construction documents"--

2015 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259586132
Release Date: 2015-08-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

An easy-to-use visual guide to the 2015 International Building Code® Thoroughly revised to reflect the International Code Council’s 2015 International Building Code®, this full-color guide makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC® provisions and achieve compliance. With an emphasis on structural and fire- and life-safety requirements, this practical resource has been designed to save time and money. The 2015 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbook provides all the information you need to get construction jobs done right, on time, and up to the requirements of the 2015 IBC®. Access to a suite of online bonus features is included with the book. Achieve Full Compliance with the 2015 IBC®: Scope and Administration Definitions Use and Occupancy Classification Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy General Building Heights and Areas Types of Construction Fire and Smoke Protection Features Interior Finishes Fire Protection Systems Means of Egress Accessibility Interior Environment Exterior Walls Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures Structural Design Structural Tests and Special Inspections Soils and Foundations Concrete Masonry Steel Wood Glass and Glazing Gypsum Board and Plaster Plastic Plumbing Elevators and Conveying Systems Special Construction Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way Safeguards During Construction Appendices

2012 International Building Code

Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
ISBN: 1609830407
Release Date: 2011-06-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Offers the latest regulations on designing and installing commercial and residential buildings.

Code Check Complete

Author: Redwood Kardon
Publisher:
ISBN: 1600854931
Release Date: 2012
Genre: House & Home

Provides an all-in-one guide to the most commonly cited code violations encountered by building inspectors.

Residential Building Inspector

Author: Cliff Burger
Publisher: BGR Technical Publications
ISBN: 9780979219122
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Building inspection

Residential Building Inspector is a complete study guide created to help you prepare for the ICC? Residential Building Inspector, R-1, Certification Exam. This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn the code while you practice for taking the certification exam. While merely reading and studying the code can help you learn. it would take a long time to master because of the extremely large amount of data, exceptions and variations it contains. It is almost impossible to have all that information flawlessly in your mind. In fact, that is why the tests are open book. The best inspectors rely on the code book, not their recollection of the code. It is extremely important to be right on the safety issues in the code. If you have a basic understanding of terminology and you study using my practice question study technique, you should easily be able pass the exam first time and become an expert on the code at the same time while making the most of your time. The general practice questions, timed practice exams, along with special learning techniques in this book will help you:1. Increase your speed at finding the answers making you an expert on where to find the answers in the code book, this is very important because this is the only way to be correct 100% of the time.2. Learn the answers to many of the questions that will be on the test and thereby be able to answer them from recall memory, saving you precious time. 3. Become an expert at managing that time during the test, through test taking experience.Quickly learn a system of study that does do not waste time and is very effective in learning the material quickly and accurately. Using questions to learn is far superior to just reading. When you read a question your mind in forced to think, after all you now have a problem to solve. In order to purse the answer, your mind is required to interpret what that problem is, then process that information, and finally find a solution through recall, or research. This system of study will teach you how to both recall the answers and research the answers quickly and effectively, in fact, you will find that this technique can be used for anything you want to learn and remember throughout your life.The practice questionsThe first section of practice questions contains hundreds of questions similar to those on the exam. It is designed to help you learn the code and give you the practice need to the find answers quickly. The second section contains are several Timed Practice Tests, which will hone your skills further, only this time with the element of time in play, just like the real exams. When you are finished you should be a master.Now, you can go into that exam room with experience, knowledge and confidence, and pass that exam.Cliff Burger

International Building Code 2009

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 158001724X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Technology & Engineering

LOOSELEAF VERSION: Featuring time-tested safety concepts and the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2009 International Building Code? offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications. This content is developed in the context of the broad-based principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs, making this an indispensable reference guide for anyone seeking a strong working knowledge of building systems.

2009 International Building Code Study Companion

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: International Code Council
ISBN: 1580018629
Release Date: 2009-08
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Get the resources you need to develop a solid foundational knowledge of the 2009 International Building Code with this comprehensive self-study guide. Designed to be both thorough and practical, the book places an emphasis not only on the code itself, but also on how to safely and effectively apply it in a variety of situations. Readers will gain powerful insights about the code's key concepts with the guide's real-world learning exercises, quizzes, commentaries, code excerpts, and illustrations. As a result, this is a valuable tool that will instill knowledge and encourage critical thinking, preparing those starting out in the field for a successful career and refreshing industry veterans with the latest code updates. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro(tm). This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

International Residential Code for One And Two Family Dwellings 2015

Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
ISBN: 1609834704
Release Date: 2014-06-19
Genre: Architecture

This comprehensive code for homebuilding combines building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, energy, and electrical provisions into a single resource. The 2015 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE- AND TWO- FAMILY DWELLINGS SOFT COVER uses these provisions to provide detailed insight into the construction of one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories high. Using foundational principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs to guide the content, this reference guide also establishes minimum regulations using prescriptive provisions. This updated code includes information on common walls separating townhouses, remodeling of an existing basement, ramps that do not serve the required egress door, and carbon monoxide alarms.

Dewalt Plumbing Code Reference

Author: American Contractors Exam Services
Publisher: Dewalt
ISBN: 1305667018
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Education

Only the industry leader in contractor education can give you a resource like this -- one that takes a straightforward, illustrated approach and uses it to explain the most important and commonly used codes in the 2015 International Plumbing Code. This valuable reference guide transforms the sometimes complex jargon frequently associated with the code into clear, real-world terms, which simplifies the learning process and provides students with a context for understanding the information covered. With over 70 pages of illustrated code requirements, violations, installation concerns, and coverage that includes everything from material requirements and horizontal drain sizing, to framing notching and design standards, the DEWALT PLUMBING CODE REFERENCE 3RD EDITION will prove itself to be an indispensable resource for anyone in or entering the plumbing field. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro(tm). This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit www.DEWALT.com/MOBILEPRO.