The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Hardcover, 6 Edition by Harmon, Sharon K.
Hardcover: 6 Edition
Publication Date: 2014-09-29
Hardcover : 608 pages
Edition: 6 Edition
Author: Harmon, Sharon K.
Product Description The Interactive Resource Center is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing their understanding of key concepts for successful understanding of the course. An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately. (***If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code (ISBN: 9781118990179). The online Interactive Resource Center contains resources tied to the book, such as: Interactive Forms and Checklists Downloadable Bibliography Flashcards by chapter for focused learning Get up to speed on the latest codes with the complete reference for interiors. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Sixth Edition is the standards reference of choice for designers and architects, and the only guide devoted exclusively to codes applicable to interiors. With jargon-free explanations of all standards and regulations of concern to designers and architects, the book takes readers step-by-step through the codes relevant to each stage in the design process. The updated sixth edition features the latest information on fire codes, performance codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and accessibility regulations, plus enhanced illustrations that clearly demonstrate how codes apply in real-life scenarios. Interior designers, architects, and facility managers need a basic understanding of the various codes involved with building interiors. These codes are updated on a continuous basis, and professionals must stay on top of new requirements and upcoming codes processes. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors is a complete reference, organized by stage for easy navigation, and comprehensive enough for use as a review for the NCIDQ and ARE exams. The sixth edition contains the most recent developments in interior codes and regulations, including: 2012 ICC codes, including the IBC, and ICC International Green Construction Code Coverage of changes to ADA standards and ICC/ASI accessibility requirements New standards, terminology, and federal regulations Updated information on sustainability as it relates to codes and regulations Having all applicable codes in a single resource saves hours of research time, and can dramatically reduce the potential for costly planning oversights. Whether renovation or new construction, small or large, codes apply to every project. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors provides designers with the comprehensive information they need to stay up-to-date. From the Back Cover SAVE HOURS OF RESEARCH TIME WITH THIS BESTSELLING RESOURCE DEVOTED TO INTERIORS The Codes Guidebook for Interiors is a unique guide devoted exclusively to codes applicable to interiors. With over 60,000 copies sold, this book has long been the go-to source of jargon-free explanations of all major codes, standards, and federal regulations pertaining to commercial and residential interiors of all sizes. The intuitive format allows you to quickly find specific topics and understand their relevance at each stage in the design process. In this edition, you’ll find the latest information on performance codes, fire codes, building and finish standards, and energy codes. Dozens of examples and a greatly enhanced set of illustrations show how codes apply to real-world projects. This Sixth Edition will keep you current on ever-changing codes, featuring: Access to an Interactive Resource Center that includes sample forms, flashcards, Powerpoint presentations for classroom use, and more Coverage of 2012 ICC and NFPA codes, including the International Green Construction Code and the Life Safety Code Expanded information on accessibility and sustainability requirements Alignment with the NCDIQ and ARE exams for interior designer
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