The Tiny House Building It Right: From the Publisher of the Building Codes
The Tiny House Building It Right is a fully illustrated guide for the planning, design, permitting, construction and inspection of tiny houses. Addressing the needs of the affordable housing market, this book is an invaluable resource for building construction and inspection professionals, as well as Do It Yourselfers (DIY).
Published by the International Code Council (ICC), a global leader in building safety solutions, this publication is unique in the tiny house marketplace, featuring easy-to-read text and extensive illustrations of the most important elements and features of tiny houses in compliance with the construction codes, covering related code requirements applicable to tiny houses.
Code section references are provided in parenthesis throughout, making it quick and easy for users to locate applicable code provisions.
The author, Steve Van Note, has had a long career in the building construction and safety industry, beginning as a carpenter and continuing his career as a building contractor, building inspector, building official, and for 12 years, ICC’s residential code expert, author and product development managing director.
The Tiny House – Building It Right is available in multiple formats, including compact print edition, PDF download and Digital Codes Premium for easy access anywhere. In a short 140 pages, the book covers the various types of tiny houses, as well as sitework, foundations, framing/sheathing, roofing/siding, room sizes/sanitation/ventilation/illumination, and safety features such as safety glass/smoke alarms/stairs/ladders/handrails, lofts, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and energy efficiency.