9780470592090

The Codes Guidebook for Interiors

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470592090

  • ISBN10:

    0470592095

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/22/2011
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Fifth Edition features jargon-free explanations of all the codes and standards of concern to designers and architects, including performance codes, fire codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and Americans with Disabilities standards. The book uses an easy-to-navigate format that is geared towards the code process as a whole, to take readers step-by-step through the codes relevant at each stage in the design process. Dozens of examples and a greatly enhanced set of illustrations, show how codes apply to real-world projects.

Author Biography

SHARON KOOMEN HARMON, IIDA, is a professional interior designer living in Nashville, Tennessee. She has more than twenty-five years experience in the field of commercial and residential interiors. She also develops continuing education courses for the design community, including monographs for NCIDQ.

KATHERINE E. KENNON, AIA, is a professional architect and a Facility Planner for Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. She has experience in commercial, healthcare, and residential architectural projects. She also conducts seminars on design, building codes, and accessibility issues for design students and professionals.

Table of Contents

Inset Index
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: How to Use This Book
About the Codes
Occupancy Classifications and Loads
Construction Types and Building Sizes
Means of Egress
Fire and Smoke Resistant Assemblies
Fire-Protection Systems
Plumbing and Mechanical Requirements
Electrical and Communication Requirements
Finish and Furniture Selection
Code Officials and the Code Process
Accessibility and the ADA
Sustainability
Existing and Historic Buildings
Family Residences
Bibliography (By Topic)
Glossary
Index
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