2015 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook by International Code Council, Douglas W. Thornburg, John R.

By International Code Council, Douglas W. Thornburg, John R. Henry

An easy-to-use visible advisor to the 2015 foreign construction Code

Thoroughly revised to mirror the overseas Code Council’s 2015 foreign development Code®, this full-color consultant makes it effortless to appreciate and observe complicated IBC® provisions and attain compliance. With an emphasis on structural and hearth- and life-safety standards, this useful source has been designed to save lots of time and cash. The 2015 overseas development Code® Illustrated Handbook offers the entire info you want to get building jobs performed correct, on time, and as much as the necessities of the 2015 IBC. entry to a set of on-line bonus gains is integrated with the book.

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84m2? Show your working out below. M AT E R I A L S ACTIVITY How many different ways of ordering materials can you think of? List your answers below. Example of an ordering form 45 46 CO NST R U CT IO N: W AL L A N D FLO O R T IL IN G Sourcing materials SUSTAINABILITY Ordering building materials from local suppliers contributes to lower carbon emission levels by reducing the carbon miles involved in transporting the materials; you may also save on packaging and shipping costs. Depending on the build, buying from a local independent business means you can benefit from local knowledge and expertise.

Gauging trowel A popular trowel used for the mixing, bedding and placing of materials. Gauging trowel Notched trowel A notched trowel is designed to spread the adhesive on to a background. The size of the trowel will depend on the tiles and adhesive being used. Notched trowel Notched trowel A trowel used for the even application of adhesives to walls and floors. Notches come in different size and shapes and the correct notched trowel to use will depend on the tile being fixed. 39 40 CO NST R U CT IO N: W AL L A N D FLO O R T IL IN G Tools for grouting The final stage of tiling is grouting.

L Identify sustainable sourcing and disposal methods. l List the correct storage methods for materials. 19 20 CO NST R U CT IO N: W AL L A N D FLO O R T IL IN G Sustainable materials Materials that have been sourced by causing little or no damage to the environment. NOS REFERENCE Conform to general workplace safety Move and handle resources Tile wall and floor surfaces Produce tiled, mosaic and stone surface finishes Confirm work activities and resources for the work TILES Types of tiles There are a wide range of tiles available and the selection will depend on where they are to be used, their properties and decorative value.

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