Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes

Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes

by Redwood Kardon, Douglas Hansen, Michael Casey, Paddy Morrissey
     
 

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Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, 4th Edition, emphasizes the key safety principles underlying building codes throughout the United States. Using clear language to ensure compliance with codes at each stage of construction, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the 2015 International Residential Code. Tables

Overview

Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, 4th Edition, emphasizes the key safety principles underlying building codes throughout the United States. Using clear language to ensure compliance with codes at each stage of construction, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the 2015 International Residential Code. Tables and illustrations help to clarify the complex rules and numerous changes in the latest edition of the codes. Specific code change are highlighted throughout the text and summarized at the end of the book.

The Code Check series is one of Taunton's most successful book lines, selling over 1,100,000 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 Code Council (ICC).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561589128
Publisher:
Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/04/2007
Series:
Code Check Building Series
Edition description:
2nd ed.
Pages:
30
Sales rank:
757,543
Product dimensions:
11.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.23(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.

Douglas Hansen lives in Palo Alto, CA.

Michael Casey was born in 1947 in Lowell, Massachusetts. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a military policeman in Vietnam. Among his books of poems are MILLRAT (Adastra Press, 1999), The Million Dollar Hole (Orchises, 2001), and Obscenities, which was chosen by Stanley Kunitz as the Yale Younger Poet Award for 1972 and reprinted by Carnegie Mellon University Press in 2002. His most recent book is CHECK POINTS (Adastra Press, 2011).

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

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