Codes Guidebook for Interiors

ISBN-10: 0471648647

ISBN-13: 9780471648642

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Sharon Koomen Harmon, Katherine E. Kennon

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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.
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List price: $80.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/18/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Introduction: How to Use This Book
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
About the Codes
A Brief History
Code Publications
Federal Regulations
Standards Organizations
Local Codes
Interior Codes Checklist
Occupancy Classifications and Loads
Key Terms
Occupancy Classifications
Comparing the Codes
Description of Occupancies
Other Occupancy Considerations
Occupant Loads
Construction Types and Building Sizes
Key Terms
Construction Types
Building Height and Area
Means of Egress
Key Terms
Comparing the Codes
Types of Means of Egress
Means of Egress Capacity
Emergency Lighting
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
Fire Protection Systems
Key Terms
Comparing the Codes
Detection Systems
Alarm Systems
Extinguishing Systems
Plumbing and Mechanical Requirements
Plumbing Requirements
Mechanical Requirements
Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation
Electrical and Communication Requirements
Key Terms
Electrical Requirements
Communication Requirements
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
Code Officials and the Code Process
The Authority Having Jurisdiction
Code Enforcement
The Code Process
Documentation and Liability
Future Technology
About the Ada
Places Requiring Accessibility
Original ADAAG
New ADA Guidelines
Level of Compliance
Regulation and Enforcement
Responsibility for Compliance
Family Residences
Construction Types and Building Size
Means of Egress
Fire Resistance
Fire Protection
Existing and Historic Buildings
Existing Buildings
Historical Buildings
Code Resources
Codes Organizations
Federal Regulatory Agencies
Standards Organizations
National Organizations
Professional Bookstores
Bibliography (by Topic)
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