2006 International Building Code Companion

2006 International Building Code Companion

by R. Woodson
     
 

A User-Friendly Guide to the 2006 International Building Code that Helps You Interpret and Apply Codes Quickly and Easily!

Turn to the 2006 International Building Code Companion for a clear, conversational approach to interpreting and applying the Code on the job. Written by renowned construction author R. Dodge Woodson, this practical reference will

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A User-Friendly Guide to the 2006 International Building Code that Helps You Interpret and Apply Codes Quickly and Easily!

Turn to the 2006 International Building Code Companion for a clear, conversational approach to interpreting and applying the Code on the job. Written by renowned construction author R. Dodge Woodson, this practical reference will enable you to cut through the complexities of Code language, so you can do your work more efficiently, safely, and cost-effectively.

Filled with 200 detailed illustrations, the 2006 International Building Code Companion features:

  • A plain-English explanation of the 2006 International Building Code
  • Expert interpretations of complicated Code language
  • Comprehensive coverage of every Code provision
  • A wealth of practical information on employee qualifications, accessibility requirements, the ICC's Electrical Code, and other topics

Inside This Easy-to-Understand Building Code Resource

Use and Occupancy Classification • General Building Heights and Areas • Types of Construction • Interior Finishes • Fire Protection Systems • Means of Egress • Accessibility • Interior Environment • Energy Efficiency • Exterior Walls • Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures • Structural Design • Soils and Foundations • Concrete • Aluminum • Masonry • Steel • Wood • Glass and Glazing • Gypsum Board and Plaster • Plastic • Electrical • Mechanical Systems • Plumbing Systems • Elevators and Conveying Systems • Safeguards During Construction • Existing Structures • And Much More!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071484299
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/25/2007
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
1.02(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Meet the Author

R. Dodge Woodson has owned and operated construction companies and has over 27 years of experience as a contractor. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member for the Central Maine Technical College, where he taught code and apprenticeship classes. Mr. Woodson is the author of more than 80 books on the construction trades, including the National Plumbing Code Handbook and the 2003 International Plumbing Code Handbook, all published by McGraw-Hill.

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