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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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.
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.