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Code Books, Standards and Reference Material

                    

Building Codes and Standards

Note: for a list of recommended code and reference materials click here.

http://www.bnibooks.com/

http://buildersbook.com/

Concrete

http://www.concrete.org/bookstorenet/default.aspx

Concrete Anchors

http://www.us.hilti.com/

http://simpsonanchors.com/

Lath, Plaster, Drywall

http://store.awci.org/cgi-bin/awci

NFPA Fire Protection

http://www.nfpa.org/aboutthecodes/list_

http://www.nfpa.org/

Rebar

http://www.crsi.org

SMACNA Sheet Metal HVAC

http://www.smacna.org/bookstore/

Steel

http://www.aisc.org/

http://www.awspubs.com/

Steel Studs - Cold Formed Metal Studs

http://www.ssma.com/technical_library.htm

Study Guides - Various Trades

http://www.contractor-books.com/Study_Guides.htm

Wood

http://www.awc.org/

http://www.wwpa.org/store/index.asp


 

Training/Certification/Education

 (private)

http://www.professionalstudy.com/
 

The DSA Academy (State of California)

https://www.dsaacademy.dgs.ca.gov/registration/login.asp

 

DSA Examination and Recertification Information

http://www.dgs.ca.gov/dsa/Programs/programCert/inspector/projectinspector.aspx

DSA Publications (IR's, etc.)

http://www.dgs.ca.gov/dsa/Resources/pubs.aspx

 

ICC Examination Training

http://www.advancedtrainingcenter.com/

 

Associations and Organizations

ACI      American Concrete Institute

AISC    American Institute of Steel Construction

AWS    American Welding Society

ASNT   American Society for Nondestructive Testing

ASTM  International Standards

CRSI   Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

DSA    Division of the State Architect

ICC      International Code Council

MIA      Masonry Institute of America

NFPA   National Fire Protection Agency

SMACNA  Sheet Metal Association

 


 

Safety Equipment and Supplies

http://www.safetycompany.com/fall-protection

Custom Hardhats 

Custom Hardhats Link
 

 

Inspection Tools

Concrete Testing Equipment

http://www.humboldtmfg.com/

Electrical Testers

http://www.contractor-books.com/Electrical_Testers.htm
 

Handheld laser distance for measurement


USE TO MEASURE DISTANCE

http://www.contractor-books.com/
 

Infrared Non-Contact Thermometer


USE TO CHECK TEMPERATURE

http://www.omega.com/ppt/pptsc.asp?ref=OS540&Nav
 

Magnifying Glass



http://www.indigo.com/magnify/magnifying-glasses.html
 

Moisture Testers


USE TO CHECK MOISTURE CONTENT

http://www.contractor-books.com/Tools/Moisture_Meters_Built_In.htm

Monocular:  


USE TO LOOK AT SCREWS AND BOLTS FROM A DISTANCE

http://www.opticsplanet.net/monoculars.html

Spring Balance Scale

USE THIS DEVICE TO TEST DOOR CLOSURE TENSION

http://www.basspro.com/


General Testing Equipment

http://www.contractor-books.com/Tools.htm

http://www.humboldtmfg.com/store.php

 


 

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