The Codes Guidebook for Interiors / Edition 2

The Codes Guidebook for Interiors / Edition 2

by Sharon K. Harmon, Katherine E. Kennon
     
 

Codes are meant to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Interior designers must have a basic understanding of the various codes that are involved in designing interiors—whether they are working with new spaces or renovating existing ones. Codes and standards with interior provisions include, among others, the new International Building Code,

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Overview

Codes are meant to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Interior designers must have a basic understanding of the various codes that are involved in designing interiors—whether they are working with new spaces or renovating existing ones. Codes and standards with interior provisions include, among others, the new International Building Code, the 3 model building codes (UBC, SBCCI, BOCA), the Life Safety Code, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471212270
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : how to use this book1
Ch. 1About the codes9
Ch. 2Occupancy classifications and loads41
Ch. 3Construction types and building sizes91
Ch. 4Means of egress111
Ch. 5Fire-resistant materials and assemblies177
Ch. 6Fire protection systems223
Ch. 7Plumbing and mechanical requirements251
Ch. 8Electrical and communication requirements295
Ch. 9Finish and furniture selection337
Ch. 10Code officials and the code process393
App. AAbout the ADA419
App. BFamily residences428
App. CExisting and historic buildings435

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