This article summarizes and illustrates the various laws governing Accessibility in California. I have also provided useful links to official documents
What are the leading standards for heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment? Which HVAC standards do you need to reference?
I am maintaining this log of changes to the building code in California. I started it with the code change in 2008. It is not comprehensive, but I continually update as I learn.
Scaffolding is a temporary structure, often utilized to support workers and prop up construction materials while building or renovating all sorts of massive edifices. Though it usually comes in an integrated system of metal pipes and tubes,...
As we now embark on our next topics, let us briefly review what has been covered in our last session. First, there are basic services that an Architect can provide. All successful projects have these services provided by someone on the team,...
ANSI welding standards are shared with the American Welding Society or AWS. However, there are welding standards set by groups as diverse as the ISO, ASTM and European Union.
This was written by me, and first appeared in the August 2006 newsletter of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. It contains some very good information for the delivery of a construction project, so I thought that I would now include it as a hub....
What are the pros and cons of GTAW or TIG welding? What industrial standards apply to gas tungsten arc welding / TIG welding?
Every monument or man made forms have some meanings hidden in it, and architecture teach how to express meanings in different forms and designs. Its not only about matter, space also plays a role.
This guide will teach you how to take the temperature of freshly mixed concrete. It covers the reasons to perform this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C1064. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study guide for the ACI exam.