The Codes Guidebook for Interiors / Edition 3
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The Codes Guidebook for Interiors / Edition 3

by Sharon K. Harmon, Katherine E. Kennon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471648647

ISBN-13: 9780471648642

Pub. Date: 02/11/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Now available in an updated and expanded third edition, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors incorporates the latest standards for interior projects. The book presents the International Building Code, Life Safety Code, NFPA 5000, ICC/ANSI accessibility standard, and many others in a clear, jargon-free style. In addition, you'll find a thorough referencce for

Overview

Now available in an updated and expanded third edition, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors incorporates the latest standards for interior projects. The book presents the International Building Code, Life Safety Code, NFPA 5000, ICC/ANSI accessibility standard, and many others in a clear, jargon-free style. In addition, you'll find a thorough referencce for the NCIDQ exam or the interior portion of the ARE.

Whether you're an architect, interior designer, facilities manager, construction manager, or developer, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Third Edition is an indispensable tool of the trade. Order your copy today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471648642
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/11/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

INTRODUCTION: HOW TO USE THIS BOOK.

Definitions.

Using Codes in the Design Process.

Organization of the Book.

Available Codes.

Prescriptive and Performance.

Accessibility Regulations.

Figures in the Book.

Getting Started.

Minimum Requirements.

CHAPTER 1: ABOUT THE CODES.

A Brief History.

Code Publications.

Federal Regulations.

Standards Organizations.

Local Codes.

Interior Codes Checklist.

CHAPTER 2: OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATIONS AND LOADS.

Key Terms.

Occupancy Classifications.

Comparing the Codes.

Description of Occupancies.

Other Occupancy Considerations.

Occupant Loads.

Checklist.

CHAPTER 3: CONSTRUCTION TYPES AND BUILDING SIZES.

Key Terms.

Construction Types.

Building Height and Area.

CHAPTER 4: MEANS OF EGRESS.

Key Terms.

Comparing the Codes.

Types of Means of Egress.

Means of Egress Capacity.

Signage.

Emergency Lighting.

Checklist.

CHAPTER 5: FIRE-RESISTANT MATERIALS AND ASSEMBLIES.

Key Terms.

Comparing the Codes.

Compartmentation in a Building.

Fire Walls.

Fire Barriers and Fire Partitions.

Smoke Barriers and Smoke Partitions.

Opening Protectives.

Through-Penetration Protectives.

Test Ratings.

Using Rated Materials and Assemblies.

Checklist.

CHAPTER 6: FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS.

Key Terms.

Comparing the Codes.

Detection Systems.

Alarm Systems.

Extinguishing Systems.

Checklist.

CHAPTER 7: PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS.

Plumbing Requirements.

Mechanical Requirements.

Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation.

Checklist.

CHAPTER 8: ELECTRICAL AND COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS.

Key Terms.

Electrical Requirements.

Communication Requirements.

Checklist.

CHAPTER 9: FINISH AND FURNITURE SELECTION.

Key Terms.

Types of Finishes and Furnishings.

Comparing the Codes.

Standards and Testing.

Using the Codes.

Obtaining Test Results.

Accessibility Requirements.

Other Restrictions.

Checklist.

CHAPTER 10: CODE OFFICIALS AND THE CODE PROCESS.

The Authority Having Jurisdiction.

Code Enforcement.

The Code Process.

Documentation and Liability.

Future Technology.

APPENDIX A: ABOUT THE ADA.

Places Requiring Accessibility.

Original ADAAG.

New ADA Guidelines.

Level of Compliance.

Regulation and Enforcement.

Responsibility for Compliance.

APPENDIX B: FAMILY RESIDENCES.

Construction Types and Building Size.

Means of Egress.

Fire Resistance.

Fire Protection.

Plumbing.

Mechanical.

Electrical.

Finishes.

Accessibility.

APPENDIX C: EXISTING AND HISTORIC BUILDINGS.

Existing Buildings.

Historical Buildings.

APPENDIX D: ABBREVIATIONS.

APPENDIX E: CODE RESOURCES.

Codes Organizations.

Federal Regulatory Agencies.

Standards Organizations.

National Organizations.

Professional Bookstores.

BIBLIOGRAPHY (BY TOPIC).

GLOSSARY.

INDEX.

Note: A more detailed table of contents can be found on the companion Web site www.wiley.com/harmon.

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