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    Interior Designer's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for the Design of Interiors

    By: John Patten (Pat) Guthrie

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    Your up-to-date, on-the-job quick reference

    Fully revised throughout, Interior Designer's Portable Handbook, Third Edition, helps you create workable, on-the-spot design solutions by putting the latest codes, standards, specifications, costs, and materials data at your fingertips. This convenient pocket guide now includes information on green/sustainable components and technologies. Perfect for in-the-field estimating as well as licensing exam prep, this indispensable, time-saving tool helps you with everyday design challenges. Inside, you'll find:

    Coverage of the entire process, from initial planning and estimating through design, construction, and installation

    Quick access to the current International Building Code (IBC)

    Materials and specifications checklists that make interior design decisions fast and easy

    CSI MasterFormat organization that follows the job step by step

    Updated unit costs for furnishings, fixtures, finishes, and other interior components and systems

    Examples and design details illustrating key techniques and procedures

    Includes details on:

    Site furnishings * Concrete finishes * Masonry * Metals * Wood * Thermal and moisture protection * Doors, windows, and glass * Finishes * Specialties * Equipment * Interior furnishings Assemblies * Conveying systems * Mechanical * Lighting and electrical

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