This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Provides a comprehensive reference guide for handling asbestos-containing roofing material. It addresses the history, health effects and uses of asbestos and provides insurance and contract language to consider.
Put a wealth of safety and health information in your workers' pockets with NRCA's Pocket Guide to Safety. This 125-page, pocket-sized, spiral-bound guide is perfect for your laborers, mechanics, foremen and other field workers.
This book helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical study guide for the LEED Green Associate exam, with a step-by-step study guide and an assessment (a practice exam with 80 questions and a focused discussion for each example). This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach along with practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance and additional study resources/references.
This manual serves as a valuable reference book for the painting and decorating industry. The textbook has been used with many apprentice programs and has been cited as an authority in litigation to settle issues arising from the alleged improper application or use of materials. Topics covered in the manual include materials, equipment, rigging, safety, color, procedures, failure and remedies, wall-coverings, application techniques, surface preparation and more.
Produced by SBCA, BCSI is the truss industry's guide for Jobsite safety and truss performance. This edition includes the most current information regarding the handling, installation, restraining, and bracing of metal plate connected wood trusses. BCSI includes information and guidance pertaining to diagonal bracing for web members with two rows of lateral restraint, as well as permanent lateral restraint and diagonal bracing guidance for trusses spaced wider than 2' o.c.
Now 262 pages – over 100 pages longer than the previous edition – the guide includes full-color photos and illustrations, a new, easier-to-read layout, and substantial content updates. Also included in the fourth edition are 43 Position Statements from ASCC, details on ACI Certification programs, and an appendix introducing several legal issues of interest to concrete contractors.
The Code covers the design and construction of masonry structures, with subjects covered ranging from quality assurance to the details and development of reinforcement. Compliance with the Specification is required by the Code to control materials, labor and construction.
Installation, repair and estimating for nearly every type of roof covering available today in residential and commercial structures: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles and shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric.
This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earthmoving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business.
This instructional manual has been prepared by the Post-Tensioning Institute's Committee for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning soley as a recommended general guide and assistance to the placement, installation and inspection of unbonded single strand post-tensioning systems, the operation of stressing equipment, and accessories.
Now available in the 10th edition, Placing Reinforcing Bars is a unique book presenting the currently accepted best practices in placing rebar in structures and pavement. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters detail safety precautions, types of materials, handling of bars at the jobsite, and inspection information.
The new Third Edition of the Steel Deck Institute Manual of Construction with Steel Deck (MOC3) continues the tradition established by earlier editions to provide information necessary for the proper field usage of steel deck. This edition is reformatted for easier use with updated references, including those for the SDI QA/QC Standard for Quality Control and Quality Assurance of Steel Deck.
In The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture & Cabinet Construction, you'll acquire a working knowledge of woodworking materials, a higher control over your work and tools and an understanding of basic design principles.
NFPA 13R helps you design and install life-saving sprinkler systems in multiple-family dwellings -- to safeguard people and property from fire.
For effective and economical sprinkler system installation in multifamily occupancies -- such as apartment buildings and hotels -- buildings, designers, owners, and AHJs rely on NFPA 13R: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies.
Topics include pipe and tube data, valves, fittings, flanges and gaskets, offsets and calculations—the answers to all your questions. You’ll especially appreciate the pipe layout, piping prints, oxy-acetylene set-up, pipe welding and pipe rigging sections, which are easy to understand, yet extremely detailed.
From simple applications to multi-load and multi-temperature systems, this one-of-a-kind, comprehensive text prepares readers to use the latest hydronics to create systems that deliver the ultimate in comfort, reliability and energy efficiency. Abundantly illustrated with product and installation photos and hundreds of detailed, full-color schematics, MODERN HYDRONIC HEATING, Fourth Edition, transforms engineering-level design information into practical applications useful for technical students and heating professionals alike.