Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes (Spiral)

Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes By Redwood Kardon, Paddy Morrissey (Illustrator), Douglas Hansen Cover Image


Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, 4th Edition, emphasizes the key safety principles underlying building codes throughout the United States. Using clear language to ensure compliance with codes at each stage of construction, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the 2015 International Residential Code. Tables and illustrations help to clarify the complex rules and numerous changes in the latest edition of the codes. Specific code change are highlighted throughout the text and summarized at the end of the book.

The Code Check series is one of Taunton's most successful book lines, selling over 1,100,000 copies. Spiral bound, with durable laminated pages, the books in this series are designed to be used on-site for quick reference, ensuring that all jobs meet the highest safety standards while drastically reducing code violation call-backs. The Code Check series is endorsed by the International Code Council (ICC).

About the Author

Redwood Kardon, who devised and wrote the first" Code Check," is a former journeyman electrician and building inspector for the city of Oakland, CA. For the past 12 years, he has been an electrical safety and code instructor specializing in training wind turbine technicians. Coauthor Douglas Hansen is a general contractor and certified combination inspector with over 30 years of field experience. Both authors present seminars and classes nationwide on a wide variety of building topics. Paddy Morrissey has done the illustrations and layout since its inception. His illustration/design Web site is:

Product Details
ISBN: 9781600853296
ISBN-10: 1600853293
Publisher: Taunton Press
Publication Date: April 12th, 2011
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Code Check Building