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Residential Chapters

Title Page
Committee Members
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Administration
Chapter 2 - Definitions
Chapter 3 - Building Planning
Chapter 4 - Foundations
Chapter 5 - Floors
Chapter 6 - Wall Construction
Chapter 7 - Wall Covering
Chapter 8 - Roof-Ceiling Construction
Chapter 9 - Roof Assemblies
Chapter 10 - Chimneys and Fireplaces
Chapter 11 - Energy Efficiency
Chapter 12 thru 42
Chapter 43 - Referenced Standards
Chapter 44 - High Wind Zones
Chapter 45 - Coastal and Flood Plain Construction Standards
Appendix A - Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping
Appendix B - Sizing of Venting Systems Serving Appliances Equipped with Draft Hoods, Catagory I Appliances, and Appliances Listed for use with Type B Vents
Appendix C - Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct-Vent Venting Systems
Appendix D - Recommended Procedure for Safety Inspection of an Existing Appliance Installation
Appendix E - Manufactured Housing Used as Dwellings
Appendix F - Radon Control Methods
Appendix G - Swimming Pools Spas and Hot Tubs
Appendix H - Patio Covers
Appendix I - Private Sewage Disposal
Appendix J - Existing Buildings and Structures
Appendix K - Sound Transmission
Appendix L - ICC International Residential Electrical Provisions_National Electrical Code Cross-Reference
Appendix M - Wood Decks
Appendix N - Basic Load Estimating
Appendix O - Foam Plastic Diagram