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General Building (B) (2020-02-06)

This examination is divided into five major sections.

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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    California Electrical Code - Title 24 Part 3, 2013 Edition

    Publication Year: 2013

    California Electrical Code includes the full text of the 2008 NEC, with all California additions, changes and deletions.

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    Cal/OSHA State of California Construction Safety Orders

    Publication Year: 2015

    $50.32

    This book contains the most current information for safety and compliance in California’s construction industry.

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    California Building Code, Title 24 Part 2 (2 Volumes - Includes parts 8 & 10)

    Publication Year: 2013

    The California Building Code (CBC) contains general building design and construction requirements relating to fire and life safety, structural safety, and access compliance. CBC provisions provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures and certain equipment. Matrix Adoption tables are provided at beginning of every chapter in Part 2 to indicate what chapters and sections are adopted by state agencies (for application to their respective occupancies).

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    Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, 5th Edition

    Publication Year: December 2008
    5th Edition

    $138.15

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    California Residential Code, Title 24 Part 2.5, 2013 Edition

    Publication Year: 2013

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    California Mechanical Code 2013

    Publication Year: 2013

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    California Plumbing Code, Title 24 Part 5

    Publication Year: 2013

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    California Energy Code, Title 24 Part 6, 2013 Edition

    Publication Year: 2013

    The California Energy Code contains energy conservation standards applicable to most residential and non-residential buildings throughout California, including schools.

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    Cal/OSHA State of California General Industry and Electrical Safety Orders

    Publication Year: 2012

    $68.86

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    Olin's Construction: Principles, Materials, and Methods, 9th Edition

    9th Edition

    $135.23

    Get the updated industry standard for a new age of construction.For more than fifty years, Olin's Construction has been the cornerstone reference in the field for architecture and construction professionals and students. This new edition is an invaluable resource that will provide in-depth coverage for decades to come. You'll find the most up-to-date principles, materials, methods, codes, and standards used in the design and construction of contemporary concrete, steel, masonry, and wood buildings for residential, commercial, and institutional use. Organized by the principles of the MasterFormat ® 2010 Update, this edition:Covers sitework; concrete, steel, masonry, wood, and plastic materials; sound control; mechanical and electrical systems; doors and windows; finishes; industry standards; codes; barrier-free design; and much moreOffers extensive coverage of the metric system of measurementIncludes more than 1,800 illustrations, 175 new to this edition and more than 200 others, revised to bring them up to dateProvides vital descriptive information on how to design buildings, detail components, specify materials and products, and avoid common pitfallsContains new information on sustainability, expanded coverage of the principles of construction management and the place of construction managers in the construction process, and construction of long span structures in concrete, steel, and woodThe most comprehensive text on the subject, Olin's Construction covers not only the materials and methods of building construction, but also building systems and equipment, utilities, properties of materials, and current design and contracting requirements. Whether you're a builder, designer, contractor, or manager, join the readers who have relied on the principles of Olin's Construction for more than two generations to master construction operations.

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    CalDAG An Interpretive Manual and Checklist, 2013 Edition

    $95.00

    Understanding new accessibility provisions for public accommodations and commercial facilities in California is made easier with this newly updated bestseller. CalDAG is the only book available combining and cross-referencing the 2013 California Building Code (CBC) regulations with federal 2010 ADA/ADAAG requirements!Author Michael P. Gibbens, who has served more than 16 years on the Accessibility Code Advisory Committee of the California Building Standards Commission (5 years as Chairman), provides a comprehensive, detailed and user-friendly resource.Features:• More than 250 illustrations• Valuable flowcharts breaking down compliance procedures• Easy-to-follow checklist format perfect for survey, inspection or designThis is a valuable reference for contractors, architects and inspectors in the State of California. Ideal for anyone working with the accessibility provisions of the CBC and ADA/ADAAG.

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    Architecural Woodwork Standards

    1st Edition

    $97.90

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    Modern Carpentry 12th Edition

    $125.00

    Modern Carpentry provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light construction, including site preparation and layout, foundations, framing and sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, stairs, cabinetry, and finishing. Special topics, such as chimneys, fireplaces, and decks, are also covered. The text familiarizes students with other aspects of the building trades with chapters on plumbing, electrical, and HVACR.