Code Check: Your Key to the Codes
The Code Check Series are condensed guides to the most commonly cited code violations encountered by building inspectors, contractors, do-it-yourselfers and homeowners. New editions of codes typically are issued every three years. Each edition of Code Check is based on specific sets of codes, and most books include summaries of code changes to link them to the prior edition of codes as well.
Since 1995, with over one million copies sold, Code Check has been the leader in deciphering the voluminous, complex and sometimes tedious world of codes, or as we say, "Code Check - Your key to the codes."
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Electrical Inspection of
Douglas Hansen will be presenting a two-day seminar on our latest book, Electrical Inspection of Existing Dwellings, in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 12th & 13th. This book, and the course, is a systematic guide to electrical inspections and includes a tour through the historical development of over 100 critical NEC code sections. The book can be purchased at a discounted price in Nashville at the conference. For registration information, click here.
Available as an eBook or a Printed Book
The best book on electrical inspections for home inspectors has been completely re-written for the first time in over 10 years. Over twice the size of the original, it has been updated to include the 2011 NEC, and is packed with information to help inspectors through all aspects of an electrical inspection. It can be used as a training manual, reference book, or guide to location of NEC sections. It includes extensive historical information on when different items entered the code and how it has changed over the years. Hundreds of illustrations and photographs help explain each concept in visual terms.
Available as a printed book or as an eBook!
Code Check 7th Edition!
The newest edition of our best-selling combo book is waiting for you. For more info and how to buy...Click here!!
The eBooks are here!
Code Check eBooks
In these electronic PDF books, every code line number is a hyperlink to the actual code text on the ICC e-codes web site. Now you have a gateway to thousands of codes in a single click!
In the Code Check Complete Building, Electrical, Plumbing & Mechanical eBooks, navigational buttons quickly access a particular page or topic. Referenced figures and tables are also accessible from any Code Check text line.
Each file includes bookmarks, which can be customized, and highlighting is enabled to create your own personalized versions. Here's how they work. The new eBooks include:
Code Check Illustrations
You asked for it, So we included all of the updated illustrations of the current residential Code Check book series through 2012 included in Code Check Complete 2nd editon.
Over 250 drawings, perfect for inclusion in your home inspection reports.
"Seminars Tailored to Fit
Code Check offers a wide variety of seminars for building departments, home inspectors, contractors, and electricians. Our seminars are engaging and breathe life into the world of codes and construction practices. Seminars can be customized to fit the needs of your event. Prices vary depending upon location, days needed, and the size of the group. We can also work with your organization to obtain continuing education units (CEUs). Previous seminars have been accredited for continuing education for ICC, AIA, state licensing boards, and inspection associations. Please contact Seminars@CodeCheck.com for a quote. Seminars are available on each of our books, as well as the topics listed here. Seminars that are not based on a particular book include powerpoint handouts.
Complete list of class offerings.
Benjamin Franklin was chosen as the main character in our Code Check illustrations for a number of reasons. The "First American's" insatiable curiosity, scientific genius, and civic-mindedness drove him to study fire safety, safe exiting, public sanitation, improved heating methods, and of course, electricity. Franklin made major contributions to each of the four main disciplines of building inspection: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical.
The 7th edition of our flagship publication has been completely updated to the 2012 IRC, UPC, & UMC and the 2011 NEC. Common code violations in building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical are explained with the help of 28 tables and 83 illustrations. As always, this book include a summary of the most significant code changes. The flip-chart format helps you to easily find the material you need to identify code compliance issues. The laminated spill-proof pages are durable and designed for field use. The book is endorsed by the International Code Council.