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" ... Hard to imagine a more complete resource for architects, engineers, and code officials." — Charles Linn, Deputy Editor, Architectural Record

THE ALL-IN-ONE QUALITY, CODE COMPLIANCE, AND BUILDING INSPECTION TOOLKIT

This resource simplifies quality assurance, code compliance, and inspection for commercial and industrial construction. Building professional Gil Taylor's Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook is the only reference that provides job-simplifying tools for nearly every function in quality and code compliance, from initial design document evaluation to project organization, from site preparation to turnover. The book includes each step in actual construction and covers all major building codes.

An unprecedented collection of job-simplifying tools, Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook provides nearly 600 valuable checklists, tables, charts, and calculations that will save building professionals time and money while helping to assure quality. With these tools, every task, from establishing inspection guidelines to providing clients with schedules and specifications, becomes easier.

A toolkit that simplifies and speeds jobs involving code and quality issues in commercial and industrial construction, the Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook is an invaluable resource for the building industry.

TASK-SPEEDING TOOLS

Checklists, Tables, Calculations, and More In All These Areas:

  • Quality control and assurance
  • Responsibility and authority
  • Plans and specifications
  • Shop and record drawings
  • Inspectors' daily reports
  • Preconstruction meetings
  • Equipment proposals
  • Claims
  • Progress schedules
  • Labor enforcement
  • Storage of materials
  • Contractor's payment
  • Project turnover
  • Inspection files
  • Safety

TOOLS FOR COMPLYING WITH EVERY MAJOR CODE IBC (International Building Code) — the world's most widely adopted building code

  • NEC (National Electrical Code)
  • International Fire Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Zoning Code
  • More

PROCEDURES AND JOB-CRITICAL TOOLS FOR EVERY PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION

General Information * Design Quality Control Checklists * Sitework * Concrete * Masonry * Carpentry * Structural Steel * Doors and Windows * Finishes * Thermal and Moisture Protection * Pre-Engineered Buildings * Piping Systems * Mechanical * Electrical * Special Construction and Conveying Equipment * Solar Energy Systems * Hazards in Construction * OSHA

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Gil L. Taylor has worked in the construction industry for more than 20 years, holding such positions as Project Manager for the Design/Build Division of Mason & Hanger Engineering, State Resident Inspector at Eastern Kentucky University, and Project Engineer for Takenaka International USA — one of Engineering News-Record’s "Top 25" design/build firms. He belongs to several professional construction organizations, including the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), National Independent Certified Building Inspectors Association, National Home Builders Association, and Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA). He is the author of several books and manuals on construction and code issues, including the Inspection Notes series, published by McGraw-Hill, 2005. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

Synopsis:

" ... Hard to imagine a more complete resource for architects, engineers, and code officials." — Charles Linn, Deputy Editor, Architectural Record

THE ALL-IN-ONE QUALITY, CODE COMPLIANCE, AND BUILDING INSPECTION TOOLKIT

This resource simplifies quality assurance, code compliance, and inspection for commercial and industrial construction. Building professional Gil Taylor's Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook is the only reference that provides job-simplifying tools for nearly every function in quality and code compliance, from initial design document evaluation to project organization, from site preparation to turnover. The book includes each step in actual construction and covers all major building codes.

An unprecedented collection of job-simplifying tools, Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook provides nearly 600 valuable checklists, tables, charts, and calculations that will save building professionals time and money while helping to assure quality. With these tools, every task, from establishing inspection guidelines to providing clients with schedules and specifications, becomes easier.

A toolkit that simplifies and speeds jobs involving code and quality issues in commercial and industrial construction, the Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook is an invaluable resource for the building industry.

TASK-SPEEDING TOOLS

Checklists, Tables, Calculations, and More In All These Areas:

  • Quality control and assurance
  • Responsibility and authority
  • Plans and specifications
  • Shop and record drawings
  • Inspectors' daily reports
  • Preconstruction meetings
  • Equipment proposals
  • Claims
  • Progress schedules
  • Labor enforcement
  • Storage of materials
  • Contractor's payment
  • Project turnover
  • Inspection files
  • Safety

TOOLS FOR COMPLYING WITH EVERY MAJOR CODE

  • IBC (International Building Code) — the world's most widely adopted building code
  • NEC (National Electrical Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Zoning Code
  • More

PROCEDURES AND JOB-CRITICAL TOOLS FOR EVERY PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION

General Information * Design Quality Control Checklists * Sitework * Concrete * Masonry * Carpentry * Structural Steel * Doors and Windows * Finishes * Thermal and Moisture Protection * Pre-Engineered Buildings * Piping Systems * Mechanical * Electrical * Special Construction and Conveying Equipment * Solar Energy Systems * Hazards in Construction * OSHA

Synopsis:

Ensure code compliance, accurate calculations, and quality, while saving time and money

Comprehensive, practical, and visual, this resource provides you with instant access to job-critical information.

    600 tables, charts, checklists and calculations for quick look-up
  • Provides job-critical data on every major building code, including the IBC (International Building Code) — the world's most widely adopted building code
  • Jargon-free explanations clarify complex codes
  • Covers construction procedures and standards for commercial and industrial projects

About the Author

Gil L. Taylor has worked in the construction industry for more than 24 years, holding such positions as Project/Construction Manager for the Design/Build Division of Mason and Hanger Engineering, Kentucky State Resident Inspector, and Project Engineer for Takenaka International USA — one of Engineering News Record's "Top 25" design/build firms. He belongs to several professional construction organizations, including the International Code Council (ICC). He is an ICC-certified building inspector as well as an ICC-certified inspector in electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and residential one- and two-family codes. He is the author of several books and manuals on construction and code issues, including the Up to Code series, published by McGraw-Hill in 2005. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Information

Chapter 2: Design Quality Control Checklists

Chapter 3: Sitework

Chapter 4: Concrete

Chapter 5: Masonry

Chapter 6: Carpentry

Chapter 7: Structural Steel

Chapter 8: Doors and Windows

Chapter 9: Finishes

Chapter 10: Thermal and Moisture Protection

Chapter 11: Pre-Engineered Buildings

Chapter 12: Piping Systems

Chapter 13: Mechanical

Chapter 14: Electrical

Chapter 15: Special Construction and Conveying Equipment

Chapter 16: Energy Systems

Chapter 17: Hazards in Construction

Chapter 18: OSHA

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071468251
Author:
Taylor
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Author:
Taylor, Gil
Author:
Taylor, G. L.
Author:
Taylor, Gil L.
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
Buildings
Subject:
Building inspection
Subject:
Construction - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Publication Date:
April 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
638
Dimensions:
10.82x8.48x1.31 in. 3.21 lbs.

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Product details 638 pages McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing - English 9780071468251 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , " ... Hard to imagine a more complete resource for architects, engineers, and code officials." — Charles Linn, Deputy Editor, Architectural Record

THE ALL-IN-ONE QUALITY, CODE COMPLIANCE, AND BUILDING INSPECTION TOOLKIT

This resource simplifies quality assurance, code compliance, and inspection for commercial and industrial construction. Building professional Gil Taylor's Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook is the only reference that provides job-simplifying tools for nearly every function in quality and code compliance, from initial design document evaluation to project organization, from site preparation to turnover. The book includes each step in actual construction and covers all major building codes.

An unprecedented collection of job-simplifying tools, Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook provides nearly 600 valuable checklists, tables, charts, and calculations that will save building professionals time and money while helping to assure quality. With these tools, every task, from establishing inspection guidelines to providing clients with schedules and specifications, becomes easier.

A toolkit that simplifies and speeds jobs involving code and quality issues in commercial and industrial construction, the Construction Codes and Inspection Handbook is an invaluable resource for the building industry.

TASK-SPEEDING TOOLS

Checklists, Tables, Calculations, and More In All These Areas:

  • Quality control and assurance
  • Responsibility and authority
  • Plans and specifications
  • Shop and record drawings
  • Inspectors' daily reports
  • Preconstruction meetings
  • Equipment proposals
  • Claims
  • Progress schedules
  • Labor enforcement
  • Storage of materials
  • Contractor's payment
  • Project turnover
  • Inspection files
  • Safety

TOOLS FOR COMPLYING WITH EVERY MAJOR CODE

  • IBC (International Building Code) — the world's most widely adopted building code
  • NEC (National Electrical Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Zoning Code
  • More

PROCEDURES AND JOB-CRITICAL TOOLS FOR EVERY PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION

General Information * Design Quality Control Checklists * Sitework * Concrete * Masonry * Carpentry * Structural Steel * Doors and Windows * Finishes * Thermal and Moisture Protection * Pre-Engineered Buildings * Piping Systems * Mechanical * Electrical * Special Construction and Conveying Equipment * Solar Energy Systems * Hazards in Construction * OSHA

"Synopsis" by , Ensure code compliance, accurate calculations, and quality, while saving time and money

Comprehensive, practical, and visual, this resource provides you with instant access to job-critical information.

    600 tables, charts, checklists and calculations for quick look-up
  • Provides job-critical data on every major building code, including the IBC (International Building Code) — the world's most widely adopted building code
  • Jargon-free explanations clarify complex codes
  • Covers construction procedures and standards for commercial and industrial projects

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