International Fire Code 2015

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Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609834746

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

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Get up-to-date on the critical regulations governing the safeguarding of life and property from all types of fire and explosion hazards with the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE SOFT COVER. This resource is the ultimate reference guide for addressing fire safety in both new and existing buildings. Using prescriptive- and performance- based approaches, this guide includes coverage of general precautions against fire, emergency planning and preparedness, fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and hazardous materials storage and use. This updated code edited sections like Section 910 which was heavily revised to address overall smoke removal and mechanical smoke removal requirements have been revised and clarified. A new Section 915 replaces and greatly expands upon former Section 908.7 on Carbon Monoxide detection and alarm requirements.

2015 International Fire Code Commentary

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Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609832865

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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When the technical requirements of the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE (IFC) aren't enough, look no further than the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE COMMENTARY. In the tradition of the other titles in the International Code Council's highly successful Code Commentary series, the book includes the complete text of the 2015 International Fire Code, and presents it alongside detailed, in-depth commentaries. These commentaries help users to navigate critical IFC requirements, explaining why they were developed, their implications, and the problems that can result when they are not followed properly.This book is a must-have for any code official, engineer, architect, inspector, plans examiner, contractor, or firefighter seeking a solid foundation in the 2015 IFC and its applications.

2015 International Fire Code Turbo Tabs for Loose Leaf Edition

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Author: ICC,International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609835293

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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The only thing more valuable for learning fire code provisions than the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE SOFT COVER book is a customized guide through this codebook.Convenient, easy-to-use TURBO TABS offer just that. Expertly designed to put the most commonly referenced information at your fingertips, they have been updated to include the very latest information and regulations contained in the 2015 IFC.

International Fire Code 2009

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Author: International Code Council

Publisher: International Code Council

ISBN: 9781580017282

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

View: 9786

A comprehensive guide to the regulation of fire safety in both new and existing buildings that covers general requirements, fire service features, building services and systems, decorative materials and furnishings, aviation facilities, fruit and crop ripening, fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging, compressed gases, highly toxic materials, and more.

Die Regeln des Lebens

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Author: Richard Templar

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3941493302

Category: Self-Help

Page: 250

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Erfolgreiches Berufsleben, glückliche Beziehung und Zeit für Interessen und Freizeit. Was wissen die Menschen, die das vereinen? Die Antwort ist einfach: Sie kennen die Regeln. Die Regeln des Lebens. Der Bestseller aus der Feder von Richard Templar listet diese Regeln auf. Sie sind einfach, klar und logisch. Man kann sie im täglichen Leben problemlos umsetzen. Und sie machen einen Schritt für Schritt immer mehr zu dem Menschen, der man schon immer gerne sein wollte. Weltweit wurden von Templars "Rules"-Serie bereits mehr als 2.000.000 Exemplare verkauft. Jetzt erscheint nach "Die Regeln des Reichtums" auch der zweite Band endlich auch auf Deutsch! "Die Regeln des Lebens" entschärfen für Sie das Minenfeld aus Zeitnot, Überarbeitung und Beziehungsfrust. Wenn Sie diese Spielregeln beherrschen, können Sie Ihrem Alltag entspannt ins Auge blicken

Applying the Building Code

Step-by-Step Guidance for Design and Building Professionals

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Author: Ronald L. Geren

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118920767

Category: Architecture

Page: 464

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No other resource—not even the building code—presents the exact code information you need, when you need it at design stage The International Building Code (IBC) is a model building code developed by the International Code Council (ICC). The IBC and its complementary codes provide design and construction professionals with a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated building safety and fire prevention regulations in order to safeguard the public health and general welfare of the occupants of new and existing buildings and structures. Adopted throughout most of the United States and its territories, it is referenced by federal agencies, such as the General Services Administration, National Park Service, Department of State, U.S. Forest Service, and the Department of Defense. For architects and other design and construction professionals, it is particularly important that they understand how to apply the IBC and how code officials view buildings, so that they integrate code-required provisions in the earliest design stages of any project. Applying the IBC, as well as its companion codes, to building design is a process that is uniquely different to that of applying the building code during a planning review. Whereas other guide books explain the IBC in sequential order, from cover to cover, chapter by chapter, and section by section, Applying the Building Code explains the requirements of the IBC as they would apply during the common phases of design: from schematic design through to the preparation of construction documents. This effectively highlights applicable requirements of the building code at the appropriate stage of design based on available information. The book provides a 28-step process that is organized according to the three phases of architectural design: schematic design, design development, and construction documents Each step explains the application of the IBC, as well as other codes and standards referenced by the IBC (i.e. International Fire Code, International Energy Conservation Code, and ANSI A117.1) based on available project information Illustrations and examples are provided throughout that explain the code fundamentals associated with each step A single example project is used throughout the step-by-step process to illustrate how each step is applied and builds upon code and project information obtained through previous steps Guidance is also provided on the International Existing Building Code and how the step-by-step process is applied to projects involving existing buildings The role of the building department and its staff in regard to plan reviews and code enforcement is discussed A detailed code data information template is provided that can help organize code-related information for construction documents

Building Codes Illustrated

A Guide to Understanding the 2015 International Building Code

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Author: Francis D. K. Ching,Steven R. Winkel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119150949

Category: Architecture

Page: 448

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Dive into the history and application of the IBC Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a bestselling complement to the International Building Code, or IBC. Designed to give you an insider's look at the origins of the IBC, how it can be interpreted, and how it applies to design and construction, this updated text offers new information regarding hazmat occupancies, hospitals, and nursing homes, major changes to how building heights and areas are presented, as well as means of egress, and the latest information on building materials, interior environments, and structural provisions. Francis D.K. Ching's distinctive illustrations and the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, give students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering industries a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to fundamentally understanding the 2015 IBC. Building codes and standards serve to establish minimum regulations that emphasize performance while prioritizing public health and safety. Updated every three years, the IBC is the most important reference that you can leverage throughout your career in architecture, design, or engineering. The IBC is a national 'model building code' which is adopted in some form by most building permit jurisdictions across the nation and in several foreign countries. Access the updated regulations reflected in the 2015 IBC Explore how the IBC was developed, and why it is an important component of so many industries Identify the areas of the IBC that have undergone the most change, such as the presentation of building heights and areas, along with changes to means of egress provisions Easily navigate and digest the information with full illustrations Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a practical, fully illustrated reference that guides you through the latest in building code regulations.

Good Design Practices for GMP Pharmaceutical Facilities, Second Edition

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Author: Terry Jacobs,Andrew A. Signore

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315355027

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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This revised publication serves as a handy and current reference for professionals engaged in planning, designing, building, validating and maintaining modern cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and internationally. The new edition expands on facility planning, with a focus on the ever-growing need to modify existing legacy facilities, and on current trends in pharmaceutical manufacturing which include strategies for sustainability and LEED building ratings. All chapters have been re-examined with a fresh outlook on current good design practices.

International Fire Code 2009

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Author: International Code Council

Publisher: International Code Council

ISBN: 9781580017282

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

View: 2064

A comprehensive guide to the regulation of fire safety in both new and existing buildings that covers general requirements, fire service features, building services and systems, decorative materials and furnishings, aviation facilities, fruit and crop ripening, fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging, compressed gases, highly toxic materials, and more.

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben

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Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843704457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

2018 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook

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Author: International Code Council,Douglas W. Thornburg,Chris Kimball,William C. Bracken

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260132307

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 992

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A comprehensive visual companion to the International Building Code®―2018 edition Thoroughly updated to address the provisions of the ICC’s 2018 International Building Code®, this fully-illustrated guide makes it easy to understand and apply the most critical code provisions. Covering both fire- and life-safety and structural provisions, this practical resource contains hundreds of user-friendly diagrams designed to clarify the application and intent of the IBC. The 2018 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbook provides all the information needed to get construction jobs done right and achieve compliance. An invaluable companion to the 2018 IBC, it is a must have resource for building officials, architects, engineers, contractors and all building construction professionals. Get complete application details on: •Scope and Administration •Definitions •Use and Occupancy Classification •Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy •General Building Heights and Areas •Types of Construction •Fire and Smoke Protection Features •Interior Finishes •Fire Protection Systems •Means of Egress •Accessibility •Interior Environment •Exterior Walls •Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures •Structural Design •Special inspections and tests•Soils and Foundations •Concrete •Masonry •Steel •Wood •Glass and Glazing •Gypsum Board and Plaster •Plastic •Plumbing•Elevators and Conveying Systems •Special Construction •Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way •Safeguards During Construction

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition

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Author: Arthur Bell,W. Larsen Angel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071829601

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

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This comprehensive volume, often called the “HVAC bible,” has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest code changes, equipment, and techniques HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, 3e offers all of the information an HVAC student or professional needs in one resource. The book thoroughly explains the expansion of piping systems and temperature limitations of new materials such as polyethylene, polypropylene, PVC, CPVC, and PEX. Detailed information is included for all types of facilities, including offices, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, commercial spaces, and computer rooms. This practical handbook reflects all the latest code changes—including the ASHRAE standards—and explains how to interpret and put them to use. It includes completely updated coverage of new pumps, chillers, air handling units, cooling equipment, boilers, and pipe material. You will get complete coverage of sustainability organizations that have become more important since last edition, including LEED, USGBC, Energy Star. Features hundreds of equations and rules for everything from ductwork to air-handling systems Includes a brand-new chapter on sound, vibration, and acoustics Contains an updated list of equipment manufacturers for all products featured

Significant Changes to the International Building Code® 2015 Edition

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Author: International Code Council

Publisher: Cengage Learning Trade

ISBN: 1305254724

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

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Gain full access to the most critical updates in the International Building Code®, including the real-world application of those changes and how they originated — all in a single, easy-to-use resource. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® 2015 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of significant changes since the 2012 IBC ®, offering key insights into its contents and implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and non-structural provisions. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the change with strikethroughs and underlines to show modifications to the existing language. Each change is accompanied by a quick summary, detailed illustrations, and discussion of its significance, which brings the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough yet concise coverage found in this resource make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2012 IBC®.

Leading Change

Wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen in acht Schritten erfolgreich verändern

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Author: John P. Kotter

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800646153

Category: Fiction

Page: 158

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John P. Kotters wegweisendes Werk Leading Change erschien 1996 und zählt heute zu den wichtigsten Managementbüchern überhaupt. Es wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und millionenfach verkauft. Der Druck auf Unternehmen, sich den permanent wandelnden internen und externen Einflüssen zu stellen, wird weiter zunehmen. Dabei gehört ein offener, aber professionell geführter Umgang mit Change-Prozessen zu den Wesensmerkmalen erfolgreicher Unternehmen im 21. Jahrhundert und zu den größten Herausforderungen in der Arbeit von Führungskräften. Einer der weltweit renommiertesten Experten auf diesem Gebiet hat basierend auf seinen Erfahrungen aus Forschung und Praxis einen visionären Text geschrieben, der zugleich inspirierend und gefüllt ist mit bedeutenden Implikationen für das Change-Management. Leading Change zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Wandlungsprozesse in Unternehmen konsequent führen. Beginnend mit den Gründen, warum viele Unternehmen an Change-Prozessen scheitern, wird im Anschluss ein Acht-Stufen-Plan entwickelt, der Ihnen hilft, pragmatisch einen erfolgreichen Wandel zu gestalten. Wenn Sie wissen möchten, warum Ihre letzte Change-Initiative scheiterte, dann lesen Sie dieses Buch am besten gleich, sodass Ihr nächstes Projekt von Erfolg gekrönt wird. Ralf Dobelli, getabstract.com Leading Change is simply the best single work I have seen on strategy implementation. William C. Finnie, Editor-in-Chief Strategy & Leadership Leading Change ist ein weltweiter, zeitloser Bestseller. Werner Seidenschwarz, Seidenschwarz & Comp.

Meistens alles sehr schnell

Roman

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Author: Christopher Kloeble

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423409509

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Albert, Fred und fünf Finger Leben Albert ist neunzehn, wuchs im Heim auf und kennt seine Mutter nicht. Sein Leben lang musste Albert ein Vater für seinen Vater Fred sein: Fred ist ein Kind im Rentenalter, ein schlaksiger Zweimeterriese, der nichts als Lexika liest, grüne Autos zählt und im Dorf als Held eines dramatischen Busunglücks gilt. Als sich herausstellt, dass Fred nur noch fünf Monate zu leben hat, machen sie sich auf die Suche nach Alberts Mutter. Ihre Reise wird zu einer Odyssee, die immer tiefer in die Vergangenheit führt. Albert muss herausfinden, dass die Menschen, die ihm am nächsten stehen, am meisten zu verbergen haben, und dass die Vergangenheit in der Erinnerung immer wahr ist. Es entspinnt sich eine Lebens- und Liebesgeschichte, die in einer Augustnacht 1912 im oberbayerischen Segendorf beginnt und sich durch ein ganzes Jahrhundert zieht. Ein beeindruckender, überraschender Roman um ein wundersames Dorf und zwei liebenswerte Helden. Um ihre Geschichte kennenzulernen, bleibt nicht mehr viel Zeit. Es geht ja meistens alles sehr schnell.

International Building Code 2015

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Author: International Code Council

Publisher: International Building Code

ISBN: 9781609834685

Category: Architecture

Page: 700

View: 1892

Offers the latest regulations on designing and installing commercial and residential buildings.

2015 International Building Code (IBC) Quick-Card

A Unique Quick-Reference Guide Based on the 2015 International Building Code

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Author: Builder's Book

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781622701049

Category:

Page: N.A

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NEW! 2015 International Building Code (IBC) Quick-CardA Unique Quick-Reference Guide Based on the 2015 International Building Codeby Builder's Book, Inc.In this unique quick-reference guide, a single, 6-page laminated card, you get most of the new International Building Code essentials that you need to know, based on the current 2015 IBC. The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.Featured Sections: Foundations & Footings Concrete Floor Framing Wall Framing Roof Framing Interior Dimensions Means of Egress Safety Glazing Handrails, Stairways & Guards Fire & Smoke Protection Masonry