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Building Code Basics: Residential, Based on the 2012 International Residential Code

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Front Matter (Title Page, TOC, Preface and Forward)

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Explains the basics of the 2012 International Residential Code® in non-code language!

Illustrates and explains the basics of the 2012 International Residential Code® those provisions essential to understanding the application of the IRC® to the most commonly encountered building practices-in a user-friendly manner with an emphasis on technical accuracy and clear non-code language.

 

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Author:
Steve Van Note (bio)

Steve Van Note

Steve Van Note is the Managing Director of Product Development for the International Code Council (ICC), where he is responsible for developing technical resource materials in support of the International Codes. His role also includes the management, review, and technical editing of publications developed by expert authors. In addition, Steve develops and presents International Residential Code seminars nationally. Prior to joining ICC in 2006, Steve was building official for Linn County, Iowa. He has 15 years of experience in code administration and enforcement, and over 20 years of experience in the construction field, including project planning and management for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. A certified building official and plans examiner, Steve also holds certifications in several inspection categories.

Publisher:
ICC/Cengage Learning
Pages:
288

Illustrates and explains the basics of the 2012 International Residential Code® those provisions essential to understanding the application of the IRC® to the most commonly encountered building practices-in a user-friendly manner with an emphasis on technical accuracy and clear non-code language.

Building Code Basics: Residential, Based on the 2012 International Residential Code® breaks down the code in an easy to read and understand format. This straightforward, focused approach presents code requirements with non-code language, allowing readers to gain confidence in their understanding of the material. The book focuses on the basics of the IRC including provisions for structural design, fire and life safety, weather protection, interior environment, energy conservation, and plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical systems.

Coverage corresponds to the order of construction beginning with site work and foundations, and ending with the fire and life-safety and environmental requirements of the finished building. Full-color illustrations help readers to visualize correct code application and a glossary of code and construction terms clarifies key terminology as it applies to the code.

Features:
  • Simplifies the code in an easy to read format
  • 240 full-color illustrations help readers to visualize correct code application
  • Real day-to-day applications
  • Glossary of code and construction terms clarifies key terminology as it applies to the code
  • Requirements for plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical systems and equipment are included for well-rounded coverage

Technically accurate and easy to understand, this is the perfect resource for anyone involved in the design, construction or inspection of residential buildings including beginning and experienced inspectors, contractors, home builders, architects, designers, home inspectors, and students of construction technology or related fields.

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