DEWALT Residential Construction Codes, Complete Handbook

DEWALT Residential Construction Codes, Complete Handbook

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The DEWALTAr Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2012 International Residential CodeAr 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 IRCAr 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 poolsThe method prescribed bythe IRCisina standard developed by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA). Thestandard is ACCA Manual J. Manual J is a guideline for calculating the heat losses and gains in a building. In order to doanbsp;...

Title:DEWALT Residential Construction Codes, Complete Handbook
Author:Lynn Underwood
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-03-26


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