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2013 California Codes Page
Title 24 consists of 11 parts, published every three years -

Shipping Now, The Codes became Effective January 1, 2014

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Important!:
All the California codes include a subscription to the updates, revisions, and/or supplements the state imposes over the three year life of the code. This is provided by the PUBLISHER, not Builders Booksource. You must fill out the postcard or form provided with the code and return it to the publisher (or in some cases register online) to register your purchase.

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2013 California Administrative Code, Title 24 Part 1 (CAC)
List $57.00 ISBN: 9781609834562
The California Administrative Code contains administrative regulations of the California Building Standards Commission and administrative regulations of all State agencies that implement or enforce building standards. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014. (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Building Code, Title 24 Part 2 (2 Volumes - Includes parts 8 & 10) (CBC)
List $287.00 ISBN: 9781609834579
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).
This 2-volume set is a fully integrated code based on the 2012 International Building Code®. The CBC includes:
  • Title 24, Part 8 California Historical Building Code (CHBC)
  • Title 24, Part 10 California Existing Building Code (CEBC): adopts certain provisions of the IEBC, Appendix Chapter A1, Seismic Strengthening Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings

Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014. (Loose Leaf)


2013 California Residential Code, Title 24 Part 2.5 (CRC)
List $131.00 ISBN: 9781609834586
The California Residential Code, was an All New Code in 2010, for one-and-two family dwellings and townhouses. This is a fully integrated code based on the Building Provisions of the 2012 International Residential Code® (Chapters 2-10). This code does not include Energy, Mechanical, Plumbing or Electrical standards. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014. (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Electrical Code, Title 24 Part 3 (CEC)
List $195.00 ISBN: 9781557017789
Published by Building News / NFPA , The California Electrical Code contains the electrical building standards of state adopting agencies. Part 3 includes the full text of the 2011 National Electrical Code, with all California additions, changes and deletions. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements.  Effective Date: January 1, 2014. (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Mechanical Code, Title 24 Part 4 (CMC)
List $175.00 ISBN: CMC13
Published by IAPMO, the California Mechanical Code is based on the 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014.  (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Plumbing Code, Title 24 Part 5 (CPC)
List $175.00 ISBN: CPC13
Published by IAPMO, the California Plumbing Code is based on the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014.  (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Energy Code, Title 24 Part 6 (CEEC)
List $51.00 ISBN: 9781609834593
The California Energy Code contains energy conservation standards applicable to most residential and non-residential buildings throughout California, including schools. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014.  (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Fire Code, Title 24 Part 9 (CFC)
List $149.00 ISBN: 9781609834609
The California Fire Code (CFC) contains regulations consistent with nationally recognized accepted practices for safeguarding, to a reasonable degree, life and property. This is a fully integrated code based on the 2009 International Fire Code®. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2011.  (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Green Building Standards Code, Title 24 Part 11 (CALGreen)
List $57.00 ISBN: 9781609834623
The California Green Building Standards Code (CGBSC), also referred to as CALGreen. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014.  (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Referenced Standards Code, Title 24 Part 12
List $46.00 ISBN: 9781609834616
The California Referenced Standards Code (CRSC) contains minimum test and reference standards required by the California Building Standards Code. Included is a free subscription service for all state updates and supplements. Effective Date: January 1, 2014.   (Loose Leaf)

2013 California Codes, Title 24 Complete Combo 
Discounted total $1223.00  (save $100) ISBN: TITLE2413CC
This is a complete set of all parts of Title 24 including Parts 1, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12

Don't Forget Binder Tabs for Your 2013 Codes! We offer Easi-Tabs for the Building, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical & Fire codes
 
Laminated and punched to fit in the California Code Binders. (They really do help make the codes easier to use.) $16.95 / set  (order from individual code page)

 

Tools to Support Your Understanding of the 2013 California Codes

Significant Changes to the California Residential Code, 2013 Edition
List  $46.95 ISBN 9781609835019
If you are seeking a solid understanding of the latest updates to the California Residential Code, Significant Changes to the California Residential Code, 2013 Edition provides just that – all in a single, easy-to-use resource! The book focuses on provisions that have special significance, are utilized frequently, or have had a change in application from the 2010 edition of the code.

Significant Changes to the California Building Code, 2013 Edition
List $46.95 ISBN 9781609835002
Gain full access to the most critical updates to the 2013 California Building Code, the real-world application of those changes, and why they originated – all in a single, easy-to-use resource. Significant Changes to the California Building Code, 2013 Edition, provides a comprehensive analysis of the significant changes in the 2013 California Building Code, offering key insights into its contents and its implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and nonstructural provisions

CalDAG 2013 Delayed once again, available Mid-July 2014
List $79.95 9781609834937
Understanding the new accessibility provisions for public accommodations and commercial facilities in California just got easier with this newly updated bestseller.

C.A.R.M.

CARM: California Accessibility Reference Manual Code & Checklist, 5th Edition 2014, SHIPPING NOW!
List $79.95 9781889892993
CARM 5th Edition is based on 2013 California Building Code (CBC). Significant changes have been made recently to California standards for accessible building and facility design. As a result, the new edition of California Accessibility Reference Manual has been completely updated with hundreds of new illustrations, tables and features.

Guide to the 2013 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen): Residential
List $29.00 7704S13
This guide was developed by the California Department of Housing and Community Development and introduces code users to the residential provisions of the 2013 California Green Building Standards Code (Title 24, Part 11), also known as CALGreen.

Guide to the 2013 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen): NON-Residential

Not yet available,  Will ship early March!

List $29.00 7703S13
This guide was developed by the California Building Standards Commission and introduces code users to the non-residential provisions of the 2013 California Green Building Standards Code (Title 24, Part 11), also known as CALGreen.

 

 

 

 


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