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Codes Guidebook for Interiors

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Publisher Comments:

MAKE SURE YOUR DESIGN MEETS CODE—The only step-by-step guide to understanding and using model building codes, federal regulations, and standards in interior design

Whether you're developing a space plan for a new building, making minor changes to an existing structure, or selecting finishes and furniture, this unique guide can save you valuable hours of research time while dramatically reducing the potential for costly planning oversights. The only single-source guide devoted exclusively to interiors, it clearly explains all major codes, standards, and federal regulations pertaining to the construction, alteration, and maintenance of both commercial and residential interiors. With a clear, straightforward organization, it quickly routes you to the specific information you need on everything from occupancy classifications, plumbing and mechanical requirements, accessibility and means of egress, to fire protection systems, interior finishes and furniture, and much more.

Clear, in-depth explanations of the three major U.S. model codes—the National, Standard, and Uniform Building Codes

  • Also covers the Life Safety Code, National Electrical Code, ADA requirements, ANSI and NFPA standards, and others
  • Guides you step-by-step through the entire code process
  • Packed with summary diagrams, charts, and project checklists
  • Includes a glossary of all relevant terms, abbreviations, and acronyms

Codes Guidebook for Interiors is sure to become a standard tool of the trade for architects and interior designers, as well as facility managers, construction managers, and developers.

Book News Annotation:

Explains all major codes, standards, and federal regulations pertaining to construction, alteration, and maintenance of both commercial and residential interiors. Covers the National, Standard, and Uniform Building Codes, ADA requirements, the National Electrical Code, and ANSI and NFPA standards, and presents a step-by-step guide through the entire code process. Covers occupancy classifications, construction types and building sizes, means of egress, historical buildings, fire and smoke protection, and plumbing and mechanical requirements. Includes a glossary and a cross-referenced index of codes.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-267) and index.

About the Author

SHARON KOOMEN HARMON is an interior designer in Nashville, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

About the Codes.

Occupancy Classifications and Loads.

Construction Types and Building Sizes.

Means of Egress.

Fire and Smoke Protection.

Plumbing and Mechanical Requirements.

Electrical and Communication Requirements.

Finish and Furniture Selection.

Code Officials and the Code Process.

Appendices.

Bibliography by Topic.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471006183
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York :
Author:
Harmon, Sharon Koomen
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Buildings
Subject:
Interior Design - Professional Reference
Subject:
Construction
Subject:
Building laws
Subject:
Specifications
Subject:
Interior architecture
Subject:
Interior architecture -- United States.
Subject:
Interior Design
Copyright:
Series Volume:
249
Publication Date:
19941021
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
260 x 181.5 x 22 mm 26.4 oz

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Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » General
Home and Garden » Interior Design » General
Home and Garden » Interior Design » Professional

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