eBook DEWALT Residential Construction Codes, Complete Handbook, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1305488210
  • ISBN-13: 9781305488212
  • DDC: 690.02
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The DEWALT® Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2012 International Residential Code® to cover the most common code requirements for building one- or two-family dwellings, and presents them to users in an easy to navigate and easy to understand format. Sections cover the wide range of residential construction topics that must meet IRC® mandates, including building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations, with high-dimensional illustrations to help explain code application. This title is a must-have resource for anyone working on a residential construction project. Its comprehensive coverage includes: - Administrative standards - Definitions of terms - Building planning - Foundations - Floors - Walls and wall coverings - Roofs and roof coverings - Chimneys and fireplaces - Energy efficiency - Mechanical topics, including installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas - Plumbing topics, including connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution - Electrical topics, including inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: Construction.
2: Overview in Parts.
3: Code Overview.
4: Building Planning.
5: Design Considerations.
6: Fire and Life Safety.
7: Building Protection.
8: Site Address.
9: Building Protection.
10: Structural Design.
11: Design Considerations.
12: Structural Design.
13: Wall Covering.
14: Structural Design.
15: Roof Framing.
16: Roof Assemblies.
17: Roof Covering.
18: Chimneys and Fireplaces.
19: Energy Efficiency.
20: HVAC.
21: Mechanical Systems.
22: Plumbing.
23: Code Overview.
24: Materials.
25: Plumbing Systems.
26: Design Considerations.
27: Electrical.
28: Electrical Installations.
29: Electrical Science.
About the Author.