Best seller! Over 60,000 copies sold! The Codes Guidebook for Interiors puts all applicable codes in a single resource to save you hours of research time, and can dramatically reduce the potential for costly planning oversights.
Whether you are an architect, interior designer, engineer, building owner or a facility manager, this unique Guidebook ties together all the relevant code requirements and federal regulations that impact your design and construction work.
With a special focus on the International Building Code, the Life Safety Code and the 2010 ADA Standards, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors presents a unified look at the practical impact of these codes, minimizing your research time. It features:
- Crystal-clear diagrams of combining code and accessibility-related requirements for items such as means of egress, toilet and bathing rooms, and finish- and furniture-related items.
- Up-to-date information on working with code officials and documenting your projects using perscriptive, performance and/or sustainability codes.
- Specific guidelines on a variety of building and project types (both large and small) along with detailed information on existing buildings, historic buildings, and single-family homes.
- A close-up look at finish and furniture standards and testing, including the most current sustainability and life safety issues.
Packed with multiple examples, explanatory diagrams and checklists, this Guidebook will help you eliminate costly mistakes and time-consuming changes in all your projects!