BNi Building News

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This book includes information about seismic engineering, roofs, interior finish requirements, important structural, fire, and life safety provisions, as well as innovative construction technology and occupancy classifications for all types of buildings. Recent code sections have been added that include: building code information, programs, special inspection manual, code enforcement officer and special inspector registration applications, as well as general information in the field. There is also information that covers rooftop mounted photovoltaic solar panels and attempts to help facilitate the use of new materials and building designs.