"References the '06, '09, and '15 International building and residential codes"--Cover.
Prepare for your state or county licensing exam with the most comprehensive building contractor's licensing guide on the market today. Developed by an industry leader in contractor education, the DEWALT Building Contractor's Licensing Exam Guide Second Edition provides complete coverage for exams that are based on the International Building Code? or International Residential Code?. With topics ranging from code and OSHA requirements to business management and building theory, readers are introduced to critical concepts. They are also given the opportunity to apply their knowledge, both with sample exams in the book, and simulated exam experiences in the back-of-book CD.
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Get 1,500 Construction Questions and Answers to Help You Pass the National Contractor's Exam with Flying Colors! Turn to the National Contractor's Exam Study Guide to acquire the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to ace this important exam on the first try. The book contains 1,500 questions and answers—presented in the same format used on the actual exam—plus numerous references to the 2006 International Building Code and many helpful illustrations. Written by renowned construction author R. Dodge Woodson, this career-building resource reviews every topic covered on the National Contractor's Exam. The National Contractor's Exam Study Guide features: Over 1,500 exam-style multiple choice and true/false questions and answers Numerous references to the 2006 International Building Code Detailed illustrations that help clarify complicated codes and show how to use local codebooks to solve exam questions Master Every Topic Covered on the National Contractor's Exam: • Use and Occupancy Classification • General Building Heights and Areas • Types of Construction • Interior Finishes • Fire Protection Systems • Means of Egress • Accessibility • Interior Environment • Energy Efficiency • Exterior Walls • Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures • Structural Design • Soils and Foundations • Concrete • Aluminum • Masonry • Steel • Wood • Glass and Glazing • Gypsum Board and Plaster • Electrical • Mechanical Systems • Plumbing Systems • Elevators and Conveying Systems • Safeguards During Construction • And Much More!
This trusted guide helps you gain a confident understanding of the critical concepts you will need to succeed on certification exams and in your professional career, from code and OSHA requirements to business management and building theory. Now updated to reflect the 2018 International Residential Code and International Building Code, this valuable resource includes useful features like test-taking strategies, answer keys, and access to the DEWALT Online Licensing Exam Prep Course, which simulates the actual licensing exam experience. You'll also enjoy access to the DEWALT Mobile Pro(TM) app, a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and hundreds of additional calculations available as add-ons (www.DEWALT.com/MOBILEPRO), as well as the DEWALT Contractor's Exam Preparation (www.DEWALT.com/EXAMPREP) created specifically for the building trades.
On December 7th, 1955, Kitty McInerney lay dying in a New York hospital bed. The forty-seven year-old Irish immigrant, suffering from severe toxemia, was preparing for an emergency c-section to give birth to her 17th child. As a Catholic priest performed her last rites, Kitty succumbed to a rare moment of quiet reflection. While her thoughts centered on the fate of her many young children, Kitty found no solace in contemplating her improbable tale of survival... her impoverished youth in rural Ireland, her courageous journey from a small Irish village to the largest city in the world, and her tireless devotion to an ever-expanding family amidst impossible hardships in the impoverished South Bronx. Nor did Kitty realize how her modest life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
Contractor's General Building and Law & Business Exam Secrets helps you ace the Contractor's General Building and Law & Business Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Contractor's General Building and Law & Business Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Contractor's General Building and Law & Business Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Contractor's Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive General Building Exam review including: Site Work, Legal History, Physical Characteristics, Soil Development, Load Distribution, Building Construction, Building Foundations, Framing Construction, Ceiling & Floors, Doors & Windows, Roof Construction, Types of Construction, Lighting, Drainage Systems, Fire Protection, Security Systems, Typical Home Construction, New Technology; Comprehensive Law & Business Exam review including: Basic Accounting, Business Organizations, Construction Math, Construction Related Legislation, Contracts & Agreements, Cost Formulas, Drawings & Specifications, Field Administration & Inspection, IBC Sprinkler Requirements, Insurance & Taxes, Mediation/Arbitration, Medical Services and First Aid, OSHA Requirements, and much more...
Residential Building Inspector is a complete study guide created to help you prepare for the ICC? Residential Building Inspector, R-1, Certification Exam. This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn the code while you practice for taking the certification exam. While merely reading and studying the code can help you learn. it would take a long time to master because of the extremely large amount of data, exceptions and variations it contains. It is almost impossible to have all that information flawlessly in your mind. In fact, that is why the tests are open book. The best inspectors rely on the code book, not their recollection of the code. It is extremely important to be right on the safety issues in the code. If you have a basic understanding of terminology and you study using my practice question study technique, you should easily be able pass the exam first time and become an expert on the code at the same time while making the most of your time. The general practice questions, timed practice exams, along with special learning techniques in this book will help you:1. Increase your speed at finding the answers making you an expert on where to find the answers in the code book, this is very important because this is the only way to be correct 100% of the time.2. Learn the answers to many of the questions that will be on the test and thereby be able to answer them from recall memory, saving you precious time. 3. Become an expert at managing that time during the test, through test taking experience.Quickly learn a system of study that does do not waste time and is very effective in learning the material quickly and accurately. Using questions to learn is far superior to just reading. When you read a question your mind in forced to think, after all you now have a problem to solve. In order to purse the answer, your mind is required to interpret what that problem is, then process that information, and finally find a solution through recall, or research. This system of study will teach you how to both recall the answers and research the answers quickly and effectively, in fact, you will find that this technique can be used for anything you want to learn and remember throughout your life.The practice questionsThe first section of practice questions contains hundreds of questions similar to those on the exam. It is designed to help you learn the code and give you the practice need to the find answers quickly. The second section contains are several Timed Practice Tests, which will hone your skills further, only this time with the element of time in play, just like the real exams. When you are finished you should be a master.Now, you can go into that exam room with experience, knowledge and confidence, and pass that exam.Cliff Burger
Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets helps you ace the Contractor's Law & Business Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Contractor's Law & Business Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Contractor's Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive Law & Business Exam review including: Basic Accounting, Business Organizations, Construction Math, Construction Related Legislation, Contracts & Agreements, Cost Formulas, Drawings & Specifications, Field Administration & Inspection, IBC Sprinkler Requirements, Insurance & Taxes, Mediation/Arbitration, Medical Services and First Aid, OSHA Requirements, Payment Schedule, Professional Responsibilities, Project Financing & Budgeting, Quality Control, Safety and Health Program Guidelines, Scheduling Methods, Technical Specifications, and much more...
The DEWALT® Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2012 International Residential Code® to cover the most common code requirements for building one- or two-family dwellings, and presents them to users in an easy to navigate and easy to understand format. Sections cover the wide range of residential construction topics that must meet IRC® mandates, including building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations, with high-dimensional illustrations to help explain code application. This title is a must-have resource for anyone working on a residential construction project. Its comprehensive coverage includes: - Administrative standards - Definitions of terms - Building planning - Foundations - Floors - Walls and wall coverings - Roofs and roof coverings - Chimneys and fireplaces - Energy efficiency - Mechanical topics, including installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas - Plumbing topics, including connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution - Electrical topics, including inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools
The DEWALT Residential Construction Codes Complete Handbook uses the 2015 International Residential Code to cover the most common code requirements for building one- or two-family dwellings, and presents them to users in an easy to navigate and easy to understand format. Sections cover the wide range of residential construction topics that must meet IRC mandates, including building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations, with high-dimensional illustrations to help explain code application. This title is a must-have resource for anyone working on a residential construction project. Its comprehensive coverage includes: Administrative standards, Definitions of terms, Building planning, Foundations, Floors, Walls and wall coverings, Roofs and roof coverings, Chimneys and fireplaces, Energy efficiency. Mechanical topics: installation, heating and cooling equipment, exhaust and duct systems, combustion air, boilers, piping, appliances, solar systems, and fuel gas. Plumbing topics: connections, inspections, design considerations and materials, systems, water heaters, supply, and distribution. Electrical topics: inspections, equipment, services, branch circuits, wiring methods, power and lighting, devices and luminaires, appliances, and swimming pools. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Residential Electrical Inspector is a complete study guide created to help you prepare for the ICC? Residential Electrical Inspector, E-1, Certification Exam. This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn the code while you practice for taking the certification exam. While merely reading and studying the code can help you learn. it would take a long time to master because of the extremely large amount of data, exceptions and variations it contains. It is almost impossible to have all that information flawlessly in your mind. In fact, that is why the tests are open book. The best inspectors rely on the code book, not their recollection of the code. It is extremely important to be right on the safety issues in the code. If you have a basic understanding of terminology and you study using my practice question study technique, you should easily be able pass the exam first time and become an expert on the code at the same time while making the most of your time. The general practice questions, timed practice exams, along with special learning techniques in this book will help you:1. Increase your speed at finding the answers making you an expert on where to find the answers in the code book, this is very important because this is the only way to be correct 100% of the time.2. Learn the answers to many of the questions that will be on the test and thereby be able to answer them from recall memory, saving you precious time. 3. Become an expert at managing that time during the test, through test taking experience.Quickly learn a system of study that does do not waste time and is very effective in learning the material quickly and accurately. Using questions to learn is far superior to just reading. When you read a question your mind in forced to think, after all you now have a problem to solve. In order to purse the answer, your mind is required to interpret what that problem is, then process that information, and finally find a solution through recall, or research. This system of study will teach you how to both recall the answers and research the answers quickly and effectively, in fact, you will find that this technique can be used for anything you want to learn and remember throughout your life.The practice questionsThe first section of practice questions contains hundreds of questions similar to those on the exam. It is designed to help you learn the code and give you the practice need to the find answers quickly. The second section contains are several Timed Practice Tests, which will hone your skills further, only this time with the element of time in play, just like the real exams. When you are finished you should be a master.Now, you can go into that exam room with experience, knowledge and confidence, and pass that exam.Cliff Burger
This book is the only one you will need to pass the Louisiana Residential Contractors Exam. We give you all of the knowledge necessary by spelling out the principles and concepts covered on the exam. In addition, and perhaps most importantly, the codes are translated into an easy to read format that does away with the long and often confusing wording found in the formal Building Code. Whether you are a novice or possess a wealth of construction and business knowledge, this is the book you need to prepare yourself for the Louisiana Residential Contractors Exam.
Commercial Building Inspector is a complete study guide created to help you prepare for the ICC? Commerical Building Inspector, B-2, Certification Exam. This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn the code while you practice for taking the certification exam. While merely reading and studying the code can help you learn. it would take a long time to master because of the extremely large amount of data, exceptions and variations it contains. It is almost impossible to have all that information flawlessly in your mind. In fact, that is why the tests are open book. The best inspectors rely on the code book, not their recollection of the code. It is extremely important to be right on the safety issues in the code. If you have a basic understanding of terminology and you study using my practice question study technique, you should easily be able pass the exam first time and become an expert on the code at the same time while making the most of your time. The general practice questions, timed practice exams, along with special learning techniques in this book will help you:1. Increase your speed at finding the answers making you an expert on where to find the answers in the code book, this is very important because this is the only way to be correct 100% of the time.2. Learn the answers to many of the questions that will be on the test and thereby be able to answer them from recall memory, saving you precious time. 3. Become an expert at managing that time during the test, through test taking experience.Quickly learn a system of study that does do not waste time and is very effective in learning the material quickly and accurately. Using questions to learn is far superior to just reading. When you read a question your mind in forced to think, after all you now have a problem to solve. In order to purse the answer, your mind is required to interpret what that problem is, then process that information, and finally find a solution through recall, or research. This system of study will teach you how to both recall the answers and research the answers quickly and effectively, in fact, you will find that this technique can be used for anything you want to learn and remember throughout your life.The practice questionsThe first section of practice questions contains hundreds of questions similar to those on the exam. It is designed to help you learn the code and give you the practice need to the find answers quickly. The second section contains are several Timed Practice Tests, which will hone your skills further, only this time with the element of time in play, just like the real exams. When you are finished you should be a master.Now, you can go into that exam room with experience, knowledge and confidence, and pass that exam.Cliff Burger
Residential Plumbing Inspector is a complete study guide created to help you prepare for the ICC? Residential Plumbing Inspector, P-1, Certification Exam. This effective tool will show you a quick and easy way to learn the code while you practice for taking the certification exam. While merely reading and studying the code can help you learn. it would take a long time to master because of the extremely large amount of data, exceptions and variations it contains. It is almost impossible to have all that information flawlessly in your mind. In fact, that is why the tests are open book. The best inspectors rely on the code book, not their recollection of the code. It is extremely important to be right on the safety issues in the code. If you have a basic understanding of terminology and you study using my practice question study technique, you should easily be able pass the exam first time and become an expert on the code at the same time while making the most of your time. The general practice questions, timed practice exams, along with special learning techniques in this book will help you:1. Increase your speed at finding the answers making you an expert on where to find the answers in the code book, this is very important because this is the only way to be correct 100% of the time.2. Learn the answers to many of the questions that will be on the test and thereby be able to answer them from recall memory, saving you precious time. 3. Become an expert at managing that time during the test, through test taking experience.Quickly learn a system of study that does do not waste time and is very effective in learning the material quickly and accurately. Using questions to learn is far superior to just reading. When you read a question your mind in forced to think, after all you now have a problem to solve. In order to purse the answer, your mind is required to interpret what that problem is, then process that information, and finally find a solution through recall, or research. This system of study will teach you how to both recall the answers and research the answers quickly and effectively, in fact, you will find that this technique can be used for anything you want to learn and remember throughout your life.The practice questionsThe first section of practice questions contains hundreds of questions similar to those on the exam. It is designed to help you learn the code and give you the practice need to the find answers quickly. The second section contains are several Timed Practice Tests, which will hone your skills further, only this time with the element of time in play, just like the real exams. When you are finished you should be a master.Now, you can go into that exam room with experience, knowledge and confidence, and pass that exam.Cliff Burger
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Designed to emphasize the central life-safety principles that underscore building codes throughout the United States, this updated sixth edition of the essential Code Check guide provides all the information that builders need to avoid the most common code violations. Featuring laminated pages and a spiral-bound spine that lies flat, this reliable reference reflects the most up-to-date changes in the current International Residential Code. Covering foundations, framing, plumbing, wiring, interior and exterior walls, fireplaces, and chimneys, the flipbook is also cross-referenced to the Uniform Plumbing Code, the Uniform Mechanical Code, and the National Electrical Code. This tough-as-nails new edition belongs on every job site.
Residential Wood Framing Construction Quick-Card based on the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)this 6-page card covers the construction essentials for wood framing based on the new 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)

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