"Put thousands of code facts at your fingertips and build it right the first time. Code Check Complete is your one-stop, indispensable reference guide to the building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical codes, with accurate, up-to-date information on every important code requirement you're likely to encounter while building or remodeling. Presented in an easy-to-use flip-chart format, Code Check Complete is the authoritative source for the important and often complex code details builders need every day"--P.  of cover.
Designed to emphasize the central life-safety principles that underscore building codes throughout the United States, this updated sixth edition of the essential Code Check guide provides all the information that builders need to avoid the most common code violations. Featuring laminated pages and a spiral-bound spine that lies flat, this reliable reference reflects the most up-to-date changes in the current International Residential Code. Covering foundations, framing, plumbing, wiring, interior and exterior walls, fireplaces, and chimneys, the flipbook is also cross-referenced to the Uniform Plumbing Code, the Uniform Mechanical Code, and the National Electrical Code. This tough-as-nails new edition belongs on every job site.
Code Check Building California: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, emphasizes life-safety principles underlying building codes for California. Using clear language and helpful diagrams, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the International Residential Code. The spiral-bound Code Check series is endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO). With durable laminated pages, it is designed to be used on-site for quick reference. The Code Check series is one of Taunton's most successful book lines, selling over 1 million copies. Spiral bound, with durable laminated pages, the books in this series are designed to be used on-site for quick reference, ensuring that all jobs meet the highest safety standards while drastically reducing code violation call-backs. The Code Check series is endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)
In addition to air conditioning and heat pumps, this volume explores the materials and components of whole-house fans. This text covers basic mechanics of cooling and a step-by-step description of air conditioner operation before delving into specific components and how to inspect them.
Author: Redwood Kardon
Release Date: 2004
Genre: House & Home
Save on time, money, and potential delays for code violations. Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical is an essential reference guide providing reliable information on up-to-date residential plumbing and mechanical codes. Highly accurate and cross-referenced to the current International Residential Code, Uniform Plumbing Code, and Uniform Mechanical Code. Designed for quick on-site referencing, this go-to book has durable, laminated pages and a practical spiral binding. Detailed reference tables, more than 100 illustrations, and clear language help to clarify complex rules and numerous code changes.
Author: Richard Raffan
Publisher: Taunton Press
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home
The author discusses the tools and techniques of "spindle turning," presenting step-by-step instructions for completing a wide variety of projects, accompanied by more than nine hundred color photographs.
The DEWALT Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2015 International Residential Code to cover the most common code requirements for building one- or two-family dwellings, and presents them to users in an easy to navigate and easy to understand format. Sections cover the wide range of residential construction topics that must meet IRC mandates, including building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations, with high-dimensional illustrations to help explain code application. This title is a must-have resource for anyone working on a residential construction project. Its comprehensive coverage includes: Administrative standards, Definitions of terms, Building planning, Foundations, Floors, Walls and wall coverings, Roofs and roof coverings, Chimneys and fireplaces, Energy efficiency. Mechanical topics: installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas. Plumbing topics: connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution. Electrical topics: inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Jack O'Gorman
Publisher: American Library Association
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.
Author: Corky Binggeli
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-10-28
The ultimate interior designer's guide to building systems and safety Building Systems for Interior Designers, Third Edition is the single-source technical reference that every designer needs, and an ideal solution for NCIDQ exam preparation. Now in its third edition, this invaluable guide has been updated to better address the special concerns of the interior designer within the context of the entire design team. New coverage includes the latest information on sustainable design and energy conservation, expanded coverage of security and building control systems, and a new and expanded art program with over 250 new illustrations. Covering systems from HVAC to water to waste to lighting, this book explains technical building systems and engineering issues in a clear and accessible way to help interior designers communicate more effectively with architects, engineers, and contractors. Professional interior design is about much more than aesthetics and decorating, and technical knowledge is critical. Before the space is planned, the designer must consider the mechanical and electrical equipment, structural system, and building components, and how they impact the space. This book shows you how to evaluate these complex factors, and how each affects your work throughout the building. Consider how site conditions and structural systems affect interior design Design functionally for human health and safety Factor water, electrical, and thermal systems into your design plans Examine the ways in which lighting and acoustics affect the space The comfort, safety, and ultimate success of a project depend upon your knowledge of building system and your coordination with architects and engineers. Building Systems for Interior Designers, Third Edition provides the comprehensive yet focused information you need to excel at what you do best.
Author: Stephen A. Van Note
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release Date: 2012-05
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.
Widely considered one of the best practical guides to programming, Steve McConnell’s original CODE COMPLETE has been helping developers write better software for more than a decade. Now this classic book has been fully updated and revised with leading-edge practices—and hundreds of new code samples—illustrating the art and science of software construction. Capturing the body of knowledge available from research, academia, and everyday commercial practice, McConnell synthesizes the most effective techniques and must-know principles into clear, pragmatic guidance. No matter what your experience level, development environment, or project size, this book will inform and stimulate your thinking—and help you build the highest quality code. Discover the timeless techniques and strategies that help you: Design for minimum complexity and maximum creativity Reap the benefits of collaborative development Apply defensive programming techniques to reduce and flush out errors Exploit opportunities to refactor—or evolve—code, and do it safely Use construction practices that are right-weight for your project Debug problems quickly and effectively Resolve critical construction issues early and correctly Build quality into the beginning, middle, and end of your project
Offering the most current coverage available, ELECTRICAL WIRING COMMERCIAL, 15e is completely revised and up to date with the 2014 National Electrical Code. Extremely reader friendly, the text has long been popular with learners. Vibrant, full-color illustrations and photographs help you easily grasp difficult concepts. The new edition continues the book's emphasis on newer green technologies and developments within electrical design and installation, including coverage of EV stations in commercial settings. It also offers expansive coverage of safety in the workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.