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ARE Review Manual (ARRM2), Second Edition

ARE Review Manual (ARRM2), Second Edition

By David Kent Ballast, FAIA; Steven E. O'Hara, P.E.

The ARE Review Manual gives you the power to pass all seven divisions of the ARE 4.0 exam!

Price: $259.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781591263210
Year: 2011
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 800
Publisher: Professional Publications, Inc.


Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and the ARE Review Manual gives you the power to pass all seven divisions of the ARE. Updated to the 2007 AIA documents and the 2009 International Building Code, this one book provides you with a complete and comprehensive review of the content areas covered on the ARE divisions. Additional chapters covering basic mathematics, important building regulations, and barrier-free design supplement your preparation regime.

Prepare to pass all seven divisions of the ARE with:

  • A thorough review of the content areas covered
  • Hundreds of tables and figures
  • Advice, tips, and strategies on how to take the exams
  • Exam preparation guidelines

ARE Divisions Covered:

  • Building Design & Construction Systems
  • Building Systems
  • Construction Documents & Services
  • Programming, Planning, & Practice
  • Schematic Design
  • Site Planning & Design
  • Structural Systems

The Second Edition of the ARE Review Manual has been updated to reflect the most recent editions of the following codes and standards:

  • 2005 Americans with Disabilities Act and Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines
  • 2005 AISC Steel Construction Manual, 13th Edition
  • 2007 AIA Contract Documents
  • 2008 ACI 318, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
  • 2008 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)
  • 2008 SectionFormat
  • 2009 International Building Code
  • 2009 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101)
  • 2009 LEED Rating Systems
  • 2009 International Plumbing Code
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2010 CSI MasterFormat

What's New in the Second Edition:

  • Site Acoustics Site Security
  • The Use of Color
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Integrated Project Delivery
  • Water Treatment Methods
  • Waste Stabilization Ponds
  • Lighting Control
  • New Kinds of Lighting Fixtures and Lamps
  • Supplementary Cementitious Materials

Expanded Coverage of the Following Topics:

  • Energy Conservation
  • Restoration of Historic Buildings
  • Green Roofs
  • Sustainable Building Programs
  • Emergency and Standby Power Systems
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Project Financing
  • Insulation
  • Air Barriers