The codes guidebook for interiors / Katherine E. Kennon, Sharon K. Harmon
Book | John Wiley & Sons, Inc. | 2018 | Seventh edition.
Available at Gateway-Kenosha Campus General Collection (KF 5701 H3.7 2018)

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Edition
Seventh edition.
Description
xxx, 546 pages ; 25 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
INTRODUCTION: HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
CHAPTER 1: ABOUT THE CODES
A Brief History -- Code Publications -- Federal Regulations -- Standards Organizations -- State and Local Codes -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 2: ACCESSIBILITY
Comparing the Codes -- Accessibility Guidelines -- Level of Accessibility -- Enforcement and Responsibility -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 3: OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATIONS AND LOADS
Understanding Occupancy Classifications -- Comparing the Codes -- Description of Occupancies -- New versus Existing Occupancies -- More Than One Occupancy Type -- Accessibility Requirements -- Determining Occupant Loads -- Using the Occupant Load -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 4: CONSTRUCTION TYPES AND BUILDING SIZES
Understanding the Construction Types -- Comparing the Codes -- Combustible versus Noncombustible -- Determining Construction Types -- Sustainability Considerations -- Understanding Building Height and Area -- Height and Area Limitations
CHAPTER 5: MEANS OF EGRESS
Comparing the Codes -- Means of Egress Components -- Exit Accesses -- Exits -- Areas of Refuge -- Exit Discharges -- Means of Egress Capacity -- Arrangement of Exits -- Signage -- Emergency Lighting and Communication -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 6: FIRE AND SMOKE RESISTANT ASSEMBLES
Comparing the Codes -- Compartmentation in a Building -- Fire Walls -- Fire Barriers, Horizontal Assemblies, and Fire Partitions -- Smoke Barriers and Smoke Partitions -- Sound Attenuation Partitions -- Opening Protectives -- Through-Penetration Protectives -- Test Ratings -- Using Rated Materials and Assemblies -- Sustainability Considerations -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 7: FIRE PROTECTON SYSTEMS
Comparing the Codes -- Detection Systems -- Alarm Systems -- Extinguishing Systems -- Sustainability Considerations -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 8: PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS
Comparing Plumbing Codes -- Number of Plumbing Fixtures -- Plumbing Fixture Requirements -- Toilet and Bathing Facilities -- Plumbing Sustainability Considerations -- Comparing Mechanical Codes -- Mechanical Requirements -- Mechanical Sustainability Considerations -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 9: ELECTRICAL AND COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS
Comparing Electrical Codes -- Electrical Components and Devices -- Groudning and Circuit Interrupters -- Light Fixtures -- Required Electrical Systems -- Electrical Sustainability Considerations -- Comparing Communication Codes -- Communication Components and Devices -- Types of Communication Systems -- Communication Sustainability Considerations -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 10: FINISH AND FURNITURE SELECTION
Types of Finishes and Furnishings -- Comparing the Codes -- Standards and Testing -- Determining Finish Classification -- Obtaining Test Results -- Accessibility Requirements -- Other Code Restrictions -- Sustainability Considerations -- Research and Documentation
CHAPTER 11: CODE OFFICIALS AND THE CODE PROCESS
Authority Having Jurisdiction -- Code Review and Enforcement -- The Code Process -- Documentation and Liability -- Present and Future
APPENDIX A: SUSTAINABILITY
Green Rating Systems -- Sustainable Standards and Certification Programs -- Life Cycle Assessment -- Environmental Product Declarations -- Additional Tools
APPENDIX B: EXISTING AND HISTORIC BUILDINGS
Existing Buildings -- Historic Buildings -- Sustainability Considerations
APPENDIX C: FAMILY RESIDENCES
Construction Types and Building Size -- Means of Egress -- Fire and Smoke Resistance -- Fire Protection -- Plumbing -- Mechanical -- Electrical and Communication -- Finishes and Furniture -- Accessibility Considerations -- Sustainability Considerations
Summary
"[This book provides an overview of] codes that are applicable to interior designers. The guide features jargon-free explanations of all the codes and standards that are relevant to designers and architects, including performance codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and ADA standards. In addition, the dozens of examples and a greatly enhanced with a set of illustrations, including floor plans, that clearly show how codes apply to real-world project."-- Back cover.
50.00 INT DES (10-304-1)
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Harmon, Sharon Koomen, 1964- author.
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