Packed with plumbing isometrics and helpful illustrations, this guide makes clear the code requirements for installing materials for plumbing and gas systems. Includes code tables for pipe sizing and fixture units, and code requirements for just about all areas of plumbing, from water supply and vents to sanitary drainage systems. Covers the principles and terminology of the code, how the various systems work and are regulated, and code-compliance issues you'll likely encounter on the job.
Cut Through the Complexities of the International Fuel Gas Code-Achieve Full Compliance on Every Project! International Fuel and Gas Code Companion combines a clear, conversational explanation of this complicated Code with the latest tactics and techniques for applying the Code standards on the job. Working closely with the International Code Council, Master Gasfitter and bestselling author R. Dodge Woodson provides easy-to-understand interpretations of the Code that will enable you to achieve full Code compliance-quickly and easily. Filled with over 150 detailed illustrations, this time- and money-saving guide presents helpful tables for sizing and capacities as well as vital safety inspection procedures. International Fuel and Gas Code Companion features: A clear, conversational explanation of the International Fuel Gas Code The latest tactics and techniques for applying the Code successfully Tables for sizing and capacities of gas piping and venting systems Recommended safety inspection procedures Inside This Plain-English Companion to the International Fuel Gas Code • Administration • Definitions • General Regulations • Gas Piping Installations • Chimneys and Vents • Specific Appliances • Gaseous Hydrogen Systems • Referenced Standards • Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping • Sizing of Venting Systems • Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct Venting Systems • Recommended Procedures for Safety Inspection of an Existing Appliance Installation
The cutting-edge green building projects of today are quickly becoming standard practice for tomorrow. In order for industry professionals to keep up with this trend, they’ll need to have a solid grasp on green building, and the technologies, market forces, and governmental policies that drive it. Green Building: A Professional's Guide to Concepts, Codes, and Innovation is designed for those seeking a better understanding of current design and building performance issues. Coverage includes straightforward explanations of how buildings and ecosystems can work together, as well as the sustainability concerns inspiring current regulations. Relevant codes and standards are discussed in-depth, with particular attention to the International Green Construction Code®. Knowledge is essential for environmentally-appropriate and efficient building solutions. Readers of this book will have a better understanding of where the building industry is headed and how to become compliant with green practices and regulations.
A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code
Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Get the easy–to–use, illustrated guide to the 2006 International Building Code®. As the building industry moves toward a single set of construction codes that have no regional limitations, architects, builders, engineers, and interior designers need an interpretive guide to help them better understand how the code affects their practices. The seond edition of Building Codes Illustrated fills this need by interpreting the updated 2006 International Building Code® (IBC) in a visual format that designers both need and understand. This unique marriage of bestselling author Francis D.K. Ching′s illustrative talent and Steven Winkel′s code expertise provides an accessible, time–saving companion guide to the latest code. The visual presentation of information extracts the core portions of the building code that are most relevant for professionals and hones building codes down to the essentials. Organized to correspond with related subject matter in the IBC, Building Codes Illustrated enables architects, engineers, and other design professionals to quickly find clarifying information on the nonstructural provision of the IBC. You′ll gain a clear and complete understanding of those sections at a glance through enlightening computer–rendered illustrations and succinct yet thorough interpretations. There′s no excuse for not being up to code. Avoid costly mistakes with the invaluable help of Building Codes Illustrated, Second Edition. Content from this book is available as an online continuing professional education course at http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id–320255.html#int—building—code. WileyCPE courses are available on demand, 24 hours a day, and are approved by the American Institute of Architects.
SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE, 2018 Edition, provides a comprehensive analysis of notable changes since the 2015 IRC--including the origins, implications, and real-world applications of those changes--within a single, easy-to-use resource. The text covers changes made to building, energy, mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing, and electrical provisions of the IRC. Each analysis presents the affected code sections and identifies changes with strikethroughs and underlines to highlight modifications to the existing language. In addition, a brief summary, detailed illustrations, and thoughtful discussion of the changes’ significance help readers interpret the code’s technical jargon and understand its practical applications to real-world scenarios. Close attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough, yet concise coverage makes this text an ideal resource for students and professionals transitioning from the 2015 IRC. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.