McGraw Hill Construction Locator: Building Codes, Construction Standards, Project Specifications and Government Regulations, is a unique resource for finding the building codes, construction standards, project specifications and government regulations vital to all your construction projects. Also provided are the document titles, ID and section numbers, and contact information for nearly 500 professional societies, technical associations, industry organizations, and government agencies that develop and produce these documents, codes and standards. McGraw Hill Construction Locator follows the Construction Specifications Institute's (CSI) Master Format organization, which is universally used and accepted by most architects, engineers, and contractors.
McGraw Hill Construction Locator offers a brief synopsis of building codes, documents, associations, services and agencies to ensure that you will find exactly what you need, quickly and easily. Specific contact information and the services they provide are also listed.
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- McGraw Hill Construction books are vital resources for building professionals, emphasizing on-the-job practicality with a focus on how to save time and money while increasing quality.
- An invaluable, time-saving locator to help architects, engineers and construction managers find the complicated code requirements and laws affecting each building project.
- Organized according to CSI's universally accepted format.
- Includes a brief synopsis of the codes and documents, along with ID and section numbers to quickly locate exactly the right information.
- Provides the contact information for nearly 500 professional societies, technical associations, industry organizations, and government agencies.
Introduction. SECTION I: DOCUMENT IDENTIFICATION:
Chapter 1. General Codes and Standards; Chapter 2. Catalogs, Manuals and Guidelines; Chapter 3. Government Regulations; Chapter 4. Document Procurement, Updating and Maintenance; Chapter 5. Building Classifications; Chapter 6. Standards Applications; Chapter 7. Guidelines for Using Building Codes. SECTION II: BUILDING CODES:
8. Building Codes; Chapter 9. Fire and Life Safety Codes; Chapter 10. Accessibility Codes; Chapter 11. Electrical Codes; Chapter 12. Energy Codes; Chapter 13. Mechanical Codes; Chapter 14. Gas Codes; Chapter 15. Plumbing Codes; Chapter 16. Housing Codes; Chapter 17. Miscellaneous Codes; Chapter 18. Swimming Pool Codes; Chapter 19. Security Codes; Chapter 20. Signage Codes. SECTION III: CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS:
Chapter 21. Industry Associations; Chapter 22. Federal Agencies; Chapter 23. State and Local Governments; Chapter 24. Miscellaneous Standards. SECTION IV: PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS:
Chapter 25. Specification Publishers; Chapter 26. Scope of Specifications; Chapter 27. Uniformity in Specifications. SECTION V: GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS:
Chapter 28. Federal Agencies; Chapter 29. Stateand Local Governments. SECTION VI: MISCELLANEOUS RESTRICTIONS:
Chapter 30. Statutory Building Laws; Chapter 31. Professional Licensing and Registration; Chapter 32. Occupational Licensing and Registration; Chapter 33. Non-Regulatory Requirements and Controls; Chapter 34. Testing Laboratories
About the Author:
Joseph A MacDonald
Greenlawn NY, has more than 40 years' editorial experience including 18 years with Engineering News Record, Perspectives, and Private Power Executive magazines. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of U.S. Building and Construction Technology, co-editor for Handbook of Rigging and Scaffolding, and the Directory of Worldwide Engineering and Construction Organizations. His early career included a tour of duty with a USN Mobile Construction Battalion as Project Engineer, and positions as Construction Field Engineer for a number of engineering firms in New York, Massachusetts, and California.