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Lesson. Understanding Construction Codes. Interest Approach. Why is there a law for people to wear safety belts in a car? Are there any laws that you know of that relate to workers to protect them?. Student Learning Objectives. Describe the reason for building codes.

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    1. Lesson Understanding Construction Codes

    2. Interest Approach • Why is there a law for people to wear safety belts in a car? • Are there any laws that you know of that relate to workers to protect them?

    3. Student Learning Objectives • Describe the reason for building codes. • Explain the different types of building codes.

    4. Terms • ICC Electrical Code • International Fire Code • International Fuel Gas Code • International Mechanical Code • International Plumbing Code • International Private Sewage Disposal Code

    5. Why do we have building codes? • Construction codes are a complex and confusing body of regulations and legal documents. • Building codes establish minimum regulations for building systems using prescriptive and performance-related provisions.

    6. Why do we have building codes? • The main reasons building codes are developed and enforced is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of people.

    7. Why do we have building codes? • These codes include specific requirements for building materials, fire protection, structural design, light and ventilation, heating and cooling, sanitary facilities, and energy conservation.

    8. What are the different types of building codes? • There are several different codes that affect the construction of buildings. • There is no single code that is used throughout the country. • A move to uniformity is taking place. Seventeen states have established statewide building codes that prohibit local amendment without state approval.

    9. What are the different types of building codes? • The recognized model codes are: • The Building Officials & Code Administrators International, Inc.(BOCA) • The International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) • The Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc. (SBCCI) • The Council of American Building Officials(CABO).

    10. What are the different types of building codes? • Municipalities throughout a given region generally favor one model code. • For example, some version of SBCCI Standard Building Code is adopted by the states south of the Mason-Dixon line and east of the Mississippi. • Even with the model codes, there are several specific codes.

    11. What are the different types of building codes? • Electrical - The provisions of the ICC Electrical Code apply to the installation of electrical systems, including alterations, repairs, replacement, equipment, appliances, fixtures, and fittings.

    12. What are the different types of building codes? • Gas - The provisions of the International Fuel Gas Code apply to the installation of gas piping from the point of delivery, gas appliances, and related accessories.

    13. What are the different types of building codes? • Mechanical - The provisions of the International Mechanical Code apply to the installation, alterations, repairs, and replacement of mechanical systems, including ventilation, heating, cooling, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems.

    14. What are the different types of building codes? • Plumbing—The provisions of the International Plumbing Code apply to the installation, alterations, repairs and replacement of plumbing systems including equipment, appliances, fixtures, and fittings.

    15. What are the different types of building codes? • The provisions of the International Private Sewage Disposal Code apply to private sewage disposal systems

    16. What are the different types of building codes? • Fire prevention - The provisions of the International Fire Code apply to matters affecting the hazard of fire and explosion arising from the storage, handling, or use of structures, materials or devices; from conditions hazardous to life, property, or public welfare in the occupancy of structures or premises; and from the construction, extension,repair,alteration, or removal of fire suppression and alarm systems.

    17. What are the different types of building codes?

    18. Review and Summary • Describe the reason for building codes. • Explain the different types of building codes.