Codes Guidebook for Interiors
All new, print copies of this book features access to the Interactive Resource Center. The IRC is an online learning environment which contains animations, interactive exercises, and other learning resources tied to the book. An access card with redemption code for the online IRC is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately.
Get up to speed on the latest codes with the complete reference for interiors.
The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Sixth Edition is the standards reference of choice for designers and architects, and the only guide devoted exclusively to codes applicable to interiors. With jargon-free explanations of all standards and regulations of concern to designers and architects, the book takes readers step-by-step through the codes relevant to each stage in the design process. The updated sixth edition features the latest information on fire codes, performance codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and accessibility regulations, plus enhanced illustrations that clearly demonstrate how codes apply in real-life scenarios.
Interior designers, architects, and facility managers need a basic understanding of the various codes involved with building interiors. These codes are updated on a continuous basis, and professionals must stay on top of new requirements and upcoming codes processes. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors is a complete reference, organized by stage for easy navigation, and comprehensive enough for use as a review for the NCIDQ and ARE exams. The sixth edition contains the most recent developments in interior codes and regulations, including:
- 2012 ICC codes, including the IBC, and ICC International Green Construction Code
- Coverage of changes to ADA standards and ICC/ASI accessibility requirements
- New standards, terminology, and federal regulations
- Updated information on sustainability as it relates to codes and regulations
The companion website features expanded content, and the image bank provides further visual examples of the information presented in the text. Having all applicable codes in a single resource saves hours of research time, and can dramatically reduce the potential for costly planning oversights. Whether renovation or new construction, small or large, codes apply to every project. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors provides designers with the comprehensive information they need to stay up-to-date.