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September 2017


Important News!

As of January 2017 the 2016 California Title 24 Codes are our new Codes...Available and Shipping Now!

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We invite you to email, call, or stop by and let us know what it is YOU are looking for!  If we don't have the answer, we never hesitate to steer you to resources that will help you, even if it's our competitors! - Builders

A Few of the New Titles for 2017 ...


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Small Homes, Lloyd Kahn
Not too big (up to 1200 sq feet) and Not too Small (greater than 400 sq feet), these are the "Right Size"!

Modern Container Architecture: Edited by Aidan Hart
 

...We're just excited to see a new book with LOTS of new ideas from around the world. Excellent photography and drawings..

Tiny Homes: Manel Gutierrez

34 contemporary houses from all over the world. Each one with description, numerous photographs (inside and out), and plan and section drawings!

 

Code Check Building, 4th ed: Based on the 2015 International Residential Code

Don't Guess, here are the answers...

ADA in Details: Interpreting the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design

Hot off the press April 2017. Focused on design solutions to integrate disabled access into your projects.


The New Energy Code, Part 6 of the 2016 California Title 24 Code,
Became Effective January 2017

Energy Code Ace, a new site developed by the California Statewide Codes & Standards Program to help you meet the requirements of Title 24, Part 6.
Check out the "Forms Ace" tab which automatically generates a list of forms, identifies installation techniques, and provides the standards you need for your project.

2016 California Energy Code became effective January 2017. All new projects must now comply with the many changes which take a giant step towards Zero Net Energy Usage

 The 2016 Title 24 codes became mandatory January 1, 2017.
Your purchase includes automatic California supplements and errata through the 3 year code cycle.

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