Synopses & Reviews
Designed for quick, on-site use, this newly updated reference lists the current code requirements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems, and is cross-referenced to the current Uniform Mechanical Code and the International Residential Code. Outlining the principles behind the codes, the book ensures that all jobs meet the most stringent safety standards while reducing code violation callbacks. Endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), this guide is spiral-bound with laminated pages for durability and ease of use.
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.Michael Casey was born in 1947 in Lowell, Massachusetts. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a military policeman in Vietnam. Among his books of poems are MILLRAT (Adastra Press, 1999), The Million Dollar Hole (Orchises, 2001), and Obscenities, which was chosen by Stanley Kunitz as the Yale Younger Poet Award for 1972 and reprinted by Carnegie Mellon University Press in 2002. His most recent book is CHECK POINTS (Adastra Press, 2011).Douglas Hansen lives in Palo Alto, CA.Paddy Morrissey was senior illustrator for CornerHardware.com. All three live in the San Francisco Bay area.