This handbook is designed to provide the most up to date information for building energy efficient homes in Florida's hot humid climate. The 9th edition reflects the Florida Building Code - 6th edition (2017), which became effective on December 31, 2017.
The 2012 International Fuel Gas Code softbound version sets forth requirements that address the design and installation of fuel gas systems and gas-fired appliances, based on the most current information and technology available.
Establishes minimum regulations for mechanical systems using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. First introduced in 1996, the IMC was developed with broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials, methods and design.
With an emphasis on design and installation for optimum performance, the 2012 International Plumbing Code softbound version sets forth established requirements for plumbing systems. This important reference guide includes provisions for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage.
Throughout the United States and around the world, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) sets the foundation for electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. The 2017 edition of this trusted Code presents the latest comprehensive regulations for electrical wiring, overcurrent protection, grounding, and installation of equipment. Major additions reflect the continuing growth in renewable power technology. Other NEC revisions protect the public and workers from deadly hazards. Work with the latest requirements governing public and private buildings, homes, and structures; outdoor yards and lots; utility equipment; installations that connect to the power grid; and consumer-owned power generation systems and equipment. The 2017 NEC is better aligned with the safe work practices in NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. (Softbound, 888 pp., 2017)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction teaches students how to apply design theory to the construction process, providing crucial working knowledge for contractors managing subcontractors. Progressing from basic to advanced material, the text appears on the approved reference list for numerous states requiring contractors to pass licensing exams.
Referenced in countries around the globe, adopted in all 50 states, and part of the Department of Transportation's U.S. Pipeline Safety Regulations, NFPA 58: LP-Gas Code is the definitive source for LP-Gas safety requirements.
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.
Based on the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC), the National Electrical Code Handbook clarifies concepts for a better understanding of the Code. It's a powerful communication tool that helps you explain the NEC to clients and others who might not have professional electrical training.
NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®, is the quintessential resource for helping companies and employees reduce exposure to risks and reduce occupational injuries and fatalities. It was created to provide a document that meets the need of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and is entirely consistent with the NEC and other applicable publications.
Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the NEC 2011 Handbook combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics.
Long considered the benchmark for automatic fire sprinkler systems, NFPA 13 presents consensus-based requirements for sprinkler system design approaches, installation, and component options. Compliance is essential to sprinkler performance, which in turn significantly reduces the risks of fire deaths and property loss.