Here is the only comprehensive compilation of all major building construction codes, specifications, and government regulations available today! Following ANSI and other relevant codes, this encyclopaedic reference is organized by building material and system, with explanations of each regulation and its current usage. A complete bibliography of sponsoring organizations and related construction literature enhances the thorough coverage. The book is organized into alphabetical entries on: building materials, including pipes, concrete, and fasteners; building systems, including roofs, structural frames, and HVAC; performance requirements, such as fire codes. Each listing contains applicable codes and specifications, dates of the most current revision, and cross-references to other pertinent entries. This book is essential for all structural engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, building code officials, government agencies, manufacturers, and suppliers requiring reliable data on construction codes regulations. Covering nearly every building component, structural material, building system, it is an indispensable professional reference.
It will be cons regularly, and will quickly take its place as the definitive work in the field.