"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.
Author: Redwood Kardon
Publisher: Taunton Press
Release Date: 2008-09
Genre: House & Home
Endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials, this revised edition of Code Check Electrical has been completely updated to meet the demands of the 2008 National Electrical Code. Spiral bound with long-lasting laminated pages, this reliable resource clearly details how to avoid the most common electrical violations while stressing the safety principles behind building codes throughout the United States. The fifth edition covers every type of residential electrical system, offering accurate and authoritative information about overhead service drops, working space, multi-meter services, temporary wiring, grounding, bonding, and so much more. Hundreds of illustrations, tables, and figures make this the on-the-job choice for electricians, contractors, and inspectors.
Author: Terry Jacobs
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2016-08-18
This revised publication serves as a handy and current reference for professionals engaged in planning, designing, building, validating and maintaining modern cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and internationally. The new edition expands on facility planning, with a focus on the ever-growing need to modify existing legacy facilities, and on current trends in pharmaceutical manufacturing which include strategies for sustainability and LEED building ratings. All chapters have been re-examined with a fresh outlook on current good design practices.
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)
Author: Charles R. Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2017-05-24
This uniquely effective guide helps readers master the 2017 National Electrical Code, using highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the code easier to understand and apply. An experienced author, educator, and master electrician, Charles Miller translates the often vague, complicated language of the 2017 NEC into clear, simple instructions accompanied by helpful visuals. Topics are organized logically and presented in a convenient, modular format for easy reference, beginning with fundamental concepts and progressing to requirements for various dwellings, from one-family homes to multi-family housing, commercial locations, and special occupancies. The Seventh Edition of this trusted resource provides thorough coverage of changes to the 2017 NEC, as well as numerous new and updated illustrations. Comprehensive coverage, an innovative learning approach perfect for today's visual learners, and accurate, up-to-date information make this valuable resource indispensable for beginning and experienced electricians, engineers, and other electrical professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Code Check series provides answers to all types of building code questions. The books are filled with essential information, yet are handy enough to take to the job site. Provides information on the requirements for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. It is cross-referenced to both the Uniform Mechanical Code and the International Residential Code.
Author: Norman Becker
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-09-06
INSPECT ANY HOME INSIDE AND OUT--WITH HELP FROM AN EXPERT! Find out the real value of a house or condo using the tested techniques in this step-by-step guide. Written by a professional home inspector and fully updated throughout, The Complete Book of Home Inspection, Fourth Edition, shows you how to determine exactly what's behind, beneath, above, and around a house before you make an offer. If you're selling your home, you'll learn how to accurately evaluate its condition prior to setting a price. This comprehensive manual covers every aspect of exterior, interior, and electromechanical home inspection--and contains a new chapter on green home technology. Now with details on American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) requirements, this book serves as a valuable on-the-job tool as well as a basic layperson's guide. Plenty of useful photos, drawings, worksheets, and checklists are included in this practical resource. The Complete Book of Home Inspection, Fourth Edition, covers: Tools and procedures Roofs Roof-mounted structures and projections Paved areas around the structure Walls, windows, and doors Lot and landscaping Garage Wood-destroying insects and rot Attic Interior rooms Basement and crawl space Electrical system Plumbing Heating systems Domestic water heaters Air-conditioning Swimming pools Energy considerations Environmental concerns Green home technology
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: 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: Bruce A. Barker
Publisher: Black & Decker
Release Date: 2017-06-05
Genre: House & Home
Make sure your deck is safe for family and friends with BLACK+DECKER Deck Codes and Standards Bruce Barker, one of the country's leading authorities on building codes, has turned his eye toward one of his favorite subjects: building decks. Although it's one of the most popular DIY building projects, just about every deck built in the past decade (by pros as well as homeowners) falls short of current codes. In BLACK+DECKER Deck Codes & Standards Barker zeroes in on the main areas of concern and shows accurately and precisely how to design and build it right. Given that every year in the U.S. more than 120,000 people are injured by deck collapses, and more than 50 die, following Barker's careful and detailed advice is the surest way for a homeowner to protect against disaster. Using the same common-sense approach he used in his bestselling book BLACK+DECKER Codes for Homeowners, Barker isolates the aspects of deck building that are the most frequent sources of trouble and shows--with photos, illustrations, and commentary--exactly how to do it correctly. Barker's new book is not only for DIYers who are building a brand new deck. National deck building codes have changed significantly in the past five years: 4 x 4 posts are no longer allowed for structural purposes that a few years ago were deemed fine and minimum diameter requirements for concrete posts have doubled in many applications, for instance. If your existing deck is more than two or three years old, you'll want this detailed but accessible volume, too.
Author: Jeff Beneke
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Release Date: 2015-02-27
Genre: House & Home
Whether you want to protect your garden, provide a safe enclosure for pets, or add privacy, this Storey BASICS® guide covers you everything you need to know to build the perfect fence. Offering clear step-by-step instructions, Jeff Beneke shows you how to construct a variety of fences from wood, vinyl, and chain link. With designs that are easily adaptable to all types of yards, you’ll soon be putting up a functional and beautiful fence that works with your landscape.