Synopses & Reviews
This useful guide emphasizes life-safety principles underlying building codes. Designed for quick reference, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the 2003 International Residential Code. Also cross-referenced to the Uniform Plumbing Code, Uniform Mechanical Code, and the National Electrical Code, "Code Check is endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO). Included are summaries of international code specifications in an easy-to-use format that reduces code violation callbacks.
This useful and up-to-date guide, designed for quick reference, emphasizes life-safety principles underlying building codes.
The Code Check series provides answers to all types of building code questions. The books are filled with essential information, yet are handy enough to take to the job site.
About the Author
Redwood Kardon is a former building inspector for Oakland, CA., and is the leading professional lecturer nationwide on building codes. He also owns and maintains "codecheck.com," a website devoted to promoting the Code Check manual. Coauthors Douglas Hansen and Michael Casey have 25 and 18 years of field experience, respectively. All three authors teach seminars for inspectors around the country, using the "Code Check" series as their primary material. Paddy Morrissey was the senior illustrator for CornerHardware.com and has been the sole illustrator for the "Code Check" series.Paddy Morrissey was senior illustrator for CornerHardware.com. All three live in the San Francisco Bay area.Douglas Hansen lives in Palo Alto, CA.