Code Check Building for California: An Illustrated Guide to the California Building Code

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"Code Check Building California: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes," emphasizes life-safety principles underlying building codes for California. Using clear language and helpful diagrams, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the International Residential Code. The spiral-bound Code Check series is endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO). With durable laminated pages, it is designed to be used on-site for quick reference.
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Overview

"Code Check Building California: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes," emphasizes life-safety principles underlying building codes for California. Using clear language and helpful diagrams, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the International Residential Code. The spiral-bound Code Check series is endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO). With durable laminated pages, it is designed to be used on-site for quick reference.
The Code Check series is one of Taunton's most successful book lines, selling over 1 million copies. Spiral bound, with durable laminated pages, the books in this series are designed to be used on-site for quick reference, ensuring that all jobs meet the highest safety standards while drastically reducing code violation call-backs. The Code Check series is endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600850837
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2008
  • Series: Code Check Building Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 1.82 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Redwood Kardon is a former building inspector for Oakland, CA., and is the leading professional lecturer nationwide on building codes. He also owns and maintains "codecheck.com," a website devoted to promoting the Code Check manual. Coauthors Douglas Hansen and Michael Casey have 25 and 18 years of field experience, respectively. All three authors teach seminars for inspectors around the country, using the "Code Check" series as their primary material. Paddy Morrissey was the senior illustrator for CornerHardware.com and has been the sole illustrator for the "Code Check" series.

Paddy Morrissey was senior illustrator for CornerHardware.com. All three live in the San Francisco Bay area.

Douglas Hansen lives in Palo Alto, CA.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Key

Abbreviations

Building

Planning

Layout

Footings

Drainage

Basements

Concrete

Foundation

Floor Framing

Wall Framing

Bracing

Roof & Ceiling Framing

Roofs

Fireplaces & Chimneys

Safety Glass

Smoke Alarms

Fire

Escape & Rescue

Stairs

Attics & Crawlspace

Interiors

Fastening

Plumbing

Underground

Support

Drainage

Traps & Vents

Vent Terminals

Island Sinks

Water Supply

Fixtures

Gas Piping

Water Heaters

Mechanical

Equipment

Furnace

Ducts

Combustion Air

Venting

Appliances

Clothes Dryers

Electrical

Services

Panels

Grounding & Bonding

Branch Circuits

Receptacles

Appliances

Lighting

Cables

Raceways

Pools

Boxes

Code Change Summary

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