DEWALT 2015 Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook

Author: Lynn Underwood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305890473
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre: Education

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.

DEWALT Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook

Author: Lynn Underwood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133130321
Release Date: 2012-03-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The DEWALT® Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2012 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, including installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas - Plumbing topics, including connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution - Electrical topics, including inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools

Dewalt 2018 Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook

Author: Lynn Underwood
Publisher: Dewalt
ISBN: 1337271411
Release Date: 2018-04-02
Genre: Education

The DEWALT® Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2018 International Residential Code® to cover the most common code requirements for building one-family 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, and energy efficiency. Mechanical topics include: installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas.Plumbing topics include: connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution. Electrical topics include: inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools.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.

Dewalt Building Code Reference

Author: American Contractor's Exam Services
Publisher: Dewalt
ISBN: 1305666992
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Education

The ultimate code reference for construction is back -- and this time it's more current than ever, using the 2015 International Residential Code as the foundation for learning common code requirements, violations, and installation concerns. Retaining the simple, easy-to-understand approach that made the previous edition wildly successful, the revised DEWALT Building Code Reference will provide students with over 70 pages of photo-quality illustrations and clear, concise text. Coverage ranges from wall, floor, and roof framing to foundations and footings, containing all the information you need to be successful in the industry in a compact, easy-to-use reference guide. Packaged in a conveniently-sized, durable format, it will withstand a variety of on-the-job trainings and ultimately the wear and tear of jobsites. 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.

DEWALT Electrical Code Reference Based on the 2017 NEC

Author: Daniel Sandefur
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337515023
Release Date: 2017-05-24
Genre: Education

Translate the complex requirements of the 2017 National Electrical Code into simple, practical guidelines for residential electrical installation with this thorough, user-friendly resource. Ideal for homeowners and experienced electricians alike, DEWALT ELECTRICAL CODE REFERENCE: BASED ON THE NEC 2017, Fourth Edition, examines all aspects of residential wiring, from initial rough-in to final trim-out. The author explores each room of the house in detail, covering receptacle placement, smoke detector installation, stairwells, and crawl spaces, as well as key topics such as grounding and bonding requirements, HVAC circuits, GFCI and AFCI requirements, and voltage drop calculations. To help readers master even complex concepts readily, the text includes worksheets to simplify advanced load calculations, straightforward diagrams for wiring devices, and code references highlighting critical NEC 2017 requirements. This highly practical, up-to-date reference is a must-have resource for anyone undertaking residential electrical work today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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.

DeWALT Construction Math Quick Check

Author: Christopher Prince
Publisher: Dewalt
ISBN: 111112857X
Release Date: 2010-07
Genre: Mathematics

Get the only tool you will ever need to tackle the most dreaded and often neglected topic in construction ? math! DEWALT? CONSTRUCTION MATH QUICK CHECK: EXTREME DUTY EDITION has identified the mathematical formulas that are most commonly used in the construction industry and simplified them using a clear, step-by-step approach. Topics include basic conversions, percentages, volume calculations, framing calculations, and more. The guide also offers more than just solid content: its durable material makes it a toolbox- and site- friendly resource, and its tabs make it easy to quickly access the information you need, when you need it.

DEWALT Construction Estimating Complete Handbook

Author: Adam Ding
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133018872
Release Date: 2009-12-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A real-world guide to success in construction estimating, the DEWALT® Construction Estimating Handbook is loaded with tips, checklists, worksheets, data tables, and tutorials that will provide readers with the tools they need to effectively navigate through every step of the estimating process. The book focuses on the construction estimating "how-to" essentials and provides on-the-spot answers backed up with graphic examples. With a thorough understanding of the important profit-making factors within the industry, its comprehensive coverage includes marketing, bid planning, scope review, quantity take-off for all trades and divisions, cost analysis, value engineering, Excel® spreadsheet estimating, and more. Based on the author's extensive experience in estimating, this valuable resource aims to provide workable solutions to the unprecedented challenges that construction professionals face today, from a weak economy and fierce competition to material price volatilities, skilled labor shortages, and strict regulations.

Building Codes Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119150954
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Architecture

Dive into the history and application of the IBC Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a bestselling complement to the International Building Code, or IBC. Designed to give you an insider's look at the origins of the IBC, how it can be interpreted, and how it applies to design and construction, this updated text offers new information regarding hazmat occupancies, hospitals, and nursing homes, major changes to how building heights and areas are presented, as well as means of egress, and the latest information on building materials, interior environments, and structural provisions. Francis D.K. Ching's distinctive illustrations and the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, give students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering industries a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to fundamentally understanding the 2015 IBC. Building codes and standards serve to establish minimum regulations that emphasize performance while prioritizing public health and safety. Updated every three years, the IBC is the most important reference that you can leverage throughout your career in architecture, design, or engineering. The IBC is a national 'model building code' which is adopted in some form by most building permit jurisdictions across the nation and in several foreign countries. Access the updated regulations reflected in the 2015 IBC Explore how the IBC was developed, and why it is an important component of so many industries Identify the areas of the IBC that have undergone the most change, such as the presentation of building heights and areas, along with changes to means of egress provisions Easily navigate and digest the information with full illustrations Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a practical, fully illustrated reference that guides you through the latest in building code regulations.

DeWalt Construction Professional Reference

Author: William P. Spence
Publisher: Dewalt
ISBN: 141806632X
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering

DEWALT Construction Professional Reference Master Edition is a must-have resource for anyone working in the residential or commercial construction trades. This comprehensive job site solution provides contractors with easy access to a wealth of reference material including construction specifications, site work, concrete and masonry construction, foundations, carpentry, roofing, and drywall/plaster. Covered exclusively in the master edition are topics such as job site safety, architectural design information, rigging, electrical and plumbing installations, fasteners, finish flooring, protective and decorative coatings, metal structural products and lightweight steel construction, engineering data and much more. Be sure to have this professional job site reference guide in your toolbox. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro?. 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.

Fundamentals of Residential Construction

Author: Edward Allen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118978016
Release Date: 2017-02-09
Genre: Architecture

The leading guide to professional home construction, updated and expanded Fundamentals of Residential Construction is the definitive guide to single family and multifamily home building that details every step of the construction process. From siting and foundations to finishing details, this book provides a complete walk-through of professional home construction. Over 1,200 drawings and photographs animate the textbook, while interactive supplementary online resources help facilitate an understanding of the material. This fourth edition accommodates the latest developments in materials and methods, including new coverage of sustainable building and energy efficiency, multifamily construction, prefabricated building components, and CAD/BIM planning tools in residential construction. Authoritative coverage of wood light-frame construction, building systems, industrialized fabrication, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel and masonry construction, multi-family buildings, and more provides a solid foundation in residential construction methods, tools, and processes. Building a home requires a deeply integrated understanding of materials, structures, codes, and management procedures. Because the process involves such a broad array of considerations and challenges, construction professionals must regularly draw on a clear body of knowledge to keep a project running smoothly. This book helps you lay the groundwork of expertise required to successfully complete a residential project. • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of common materials and systems • Understand site preparation, foundations, and framing • Delve into the details of roofing, finishing, and energy efficiency • Understand heating/cooling, plumbing, and electrical options • Examine the latest codes, costs, and management best practices Designing and constructing a home presents a unique project dynamic; people's homes are their sanctuaries, where they make the memories of a lifetime. They must be designed to be lived in, not simply "used." Lifetime costs play a major role in decision-making, materials must be carefully chosen and sourced, and spaces must be structured to be efficient yet enjoyable. Fundamentals of Residential Construction shows you how to bring it all together to turn a project into a family's cherished home.

2018 International Building Code Turbo Tabs

Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
ISBN: 1609837142
Release Date: 2017-09-14
Genre:

Customize your 2018 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE Soft Cover book with updated, easy-to-use TURBO TABS. These handy tabs will highlight the most frequently referenced sections of the latest version of the IBC. They have been strategically designed by industry experts so that users can quickly and efficiently access the information they need, when they need it.

Ugly s Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E 2015 Edition

Author: Jones & Bartlett Learning,
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284042153
Release Date: 2015-06-30
Genre: House & Home

Ensure Your Jobs Comply with Important Safety Standards with Ugly’s Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E®, 2015 Edition! Ugly’s Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E®, 2015 Edition is the market leading pocket-sized reference manual for electrical safety. Based on NFPA 70E 2015, this new edition summarizes current OSHA regulations as well as the National Electrical Code®. Designed for electricians, engineers, contractors, designers, maintenance workers, inspectors, instructors, and students, this invaluable resource provides fast access to the most commonly referenced sections of the latest NFPA 70E and related safety standards. Important updates in the 2015 NFPA 70E include: • Arc flash hazard analysis is now arc flash risk assessment • Hazard/risk category (HRC) is now arc flash PPE category • A new table has been added to identify when arc flash PPE is required • A new table has been added to determine the arc flash PPE category