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2012 Home Builders' Jobsite Codes
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2012 Home Builders' Jobsite Codes

by: Steve Van Note

Publisher: NAHB®

Pages: 368

Format: Spiral-bound

Pub. Date: 2013

PLU#: 00293

ISBN#: 978-0867186963


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Get your energy-efficient building code questions answered in a snap.


Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes is a field guide for builders, trade contractors, design professionals, inspectors, and others involved in the design and construction of residential buildings. This portable companion book is based on the 2012 International Residential Code® (IRC) which establishes minimum regulations for the construction of one- and two-family dwellings and townhomes. It includes provisions for

  • Structural design
  • Fire and life safety
  • Energy conservation
  • Mechanical systems
  • Fuel-gas systems
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical systems


2012 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes discusses the impact of 2012 code changes to ventilation requirements, wall construction, duct sealing, and other areas. It also details new fire safety and hurricane protection measures.


Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes includes more than 100 detailed illustrations and useful tables and discussion, among other areas, of

·         blower door tests

·         whole-house mechanical ventilation

·         fire protection of floors

·         wall bracing methods

·         roof construction

·         hot water piping

·         high-efficiency lighting

·         gray water recycling


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