2006 International Building Code Companion: Interpretation, Tactics and Techniques

A User-Friendly Guide to the 2006 International Building Code that Helps You Interpret and Apply Codes Quickly and Easily! Turn to the 2006 International Building Code Companion for a clear, conversational approach to interpreting and applying the Code on the job. Written by renowned construction author R. Dodge Woodson, this practical reference will enable you to cut through the complexities of Code language, so you can do your work more efficiently, safely, and cost-effectively. Filled with 200 detailed illustrations, the 2006 International Building Code Companion features: A plain-English explanation of the 2006 International Building Code Expert interpretations of complicated Code language Comprehensive coverage of every Code provision A wealth of practical information on employee qualifications, accessibility requirements, the ICC's Electrical Code, and other topics Inside This Easy-to-Understand Building Code Resource Use and Occupancy Classification / General Building Heights and Areas / Types of Construction / Interior Finishes / Fire Protection Systems / Means of Egress / Accessibility / Interior Environment / Energy Efficiency / Exterior Walls / Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures / Structural Design / Soils and Foundations / Concrete / Aluminum / Masonry / Steel / Wood / Glass and Glazing / Gypsum Board and Plaster / Plastic / Electrical / Mechanical Systems / Plumbing Systems / Elevators and Conveying Systems / Safeguards During Construction / Existing Structures / And Much More!