Carpentry and Framing Inspection Notes : Up to Code: Up to Code

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Mcgraw-hill, Mar 31, 2005 - Architecture - 224 pages
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Up to Code: Carpentry and Framing Inspection Notes is an on-the-job “cliff notes” resource, packed with information that will save time and money while ensuring quality. To-do checklists, charts and tables with at-a-glance calculations, who’s-responsible-for-what info, and diagrams that clearly illustrate complicated information make it fast and easy for busy building professionals to do their jobs thoroughly and efficiently, and avoid costly mistakes. The books help building pros establish and meet inspection guidelines, and provide clients with schedules and specifications. Each of the Up to Code: Inspection Notes is focused on the IBC (International Building Code), the most widely adopted building code in North America. Carpentry and Framing will also focus on information from the EWA (Engineered Wood Association), and the International Energy Conservation Code, International Fire Code, and ICC Performance Code. Each guide covers: Responsibility; Authority; Quality Control and Assurance; Plans and Specifications; Shop Drawings; Inspectors Daily Report; Pre-Construction Meeting; Equipment Proposal; Claims; Progress Schedules; Labor Enforcement; Storage of Materials; Contractor’s Payment; Rights-of-Way; Record Drawings; Project Turnover; Inspection Files; Recommended Equipment; Inspection; Safety.

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Gil L. Taylor (Lexington, KY) has worked in the construction industry for more than 20 years, holding positions such as Project Manager for the Design/Build Division of Mason & Hanger Engineering, State Resident Inspector at Eastern Kentucky University, and Project Engineer for Takenaka International USA – one of ENR’s Top 25 design/build firms. He belongs to several professional construction organizations, including the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), National Independent Certified Building Inspectors Association, National Home Builders Association, and Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA), and holds inspection licenses in Kentucky. He’s written several books and manuals on construction and code issues, and has reviewed books for the National Home Builders Association.

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