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  • IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California Exam (IDEXES)

    Prepare to pass the IDEX® California exam with more than 265 sample questions, complete with fully explained answers.


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    IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California Exam (IDEXES)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-189-6
    Page Count:    480
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California® Exam provides a thorough review of each of the IDEX California exam's three domains. IDEX Essentials covers everything interior designers need to know about the 2007 California Building Code, business practices, ethics, and design standards.

    Prepare to Pass the IDEX California Exam

    • Over 150 figures that illustrate interior design concepts and codes
    • More than 265 exam-like questions, complete with fully explained answers
    • Study guidelines, exam tips, strategies, and insights
    • A complete index of figures, tables, codes, and concepts 

    Exam Topics Covered

    • Administration
    • Construction Types
    • Interior Finish Requirements
    • Accessibility
    • Miscellaneous Requirements
    • Occupancy
    • Fire Resistive Requirements
    • Means of Egress
    • Building Systems
    • Professional Ethics
    • Contractual Issues Between Client and Design Professional
    • California Legal Issues
    • Business Procedures
    • Design Theory
    • Design Phase
    • Environmental Requirements
    • Finishes, Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment
    • Human Factors
    • Contract Documents
    • Contract Administration Process
    • Administration
    • Construction Types
    • Interior Finish Requirements
    • Accessibility
    • Miscellaneous Requirements
    • Occupancy
    • Fire Resistive Requirements
    • Means of Egress
    • Building Systems
    • Professional Ethics
    • Contractual Issues Between Client and Design Professional
    • California Legal Issues
    • Business Procedures
    • Design Theory
    • Design Phase
    • Environmental Requirements
    • Finishes, Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment
    • Human Factors
    • Contract Documents
    • Contract Administration Process
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  • Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6P)

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is a comprehensive guide for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


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    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6P), 6th Edition

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    Page Count:    592
    Format(s):    Paperback, ePub
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive guide for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction.

    Clear and complete explanations of how to select suitable materials and components and determine appropriate construction techniques make this book an essential, time-saving reference.

    Comprehensive Reference

    Designed to provide easy access to essential information, this book features:

    • over 350 figures and tables
    • more than 2,500 index entries
    • applicable Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat numbers in section heads
    • quick-reference boxed text containing supplementary information
    • a chapter-by-chapter list of additional references

     

    Exam Topics Covered
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    Acoustics  Decorative Metals  Partitions  
    Architectural Woodwork Doors and Hardware Security Systems 
    Audiovisual Spaces Flooring Construction and Finishes Signage Systems 
    Barrier-Free Design Glazing   Structural Coordination 
    Building Codes and Regulations Licensure  Sustainable Design 
    Building Investigation Means of Egress Wall Finishes 
    Ceilings Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination  
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    Special Offer: Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50. Click the check boxes next to the print and E-Book versions below to add them both to your shopping cart.

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book version, you can study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or anyplace you can bring a mobile device. Click here to view our E-Book FAQs.

     

    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away
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    • A full 3 years of access privilege
    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if you need more printed pages
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    • Single-user license—not for multiple users or commercial use

    Terms and Conditions: Both items must be in the shopping cart to apply the discount. This offer is not retroactive--you must purchase both the print book and the E-Book at the same time to qualify for the discount. Shipping charges will apply to the print version.

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    • On the Kobo home page, click Settings (the gear in the upper left hand corner).
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    • Connect the device to the computer where you downloaded Adobe Digital Editions.
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    • If you don't have an Adobe ID, you'll need to create one on the Adobe website
    • Once you have an Adobe ID, open the Aldiko Book Reader app on your Android device, then tap Settings.
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    • Transfer the E-Book file to your Android device with an external SD card or internal storage.
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    • Acoustics 
    • Decorative Metals 
    • Partitions  
    • Architectural Woodwork
    • Doors and Hardware
    • Security Systems 
    • Audiovisual Spaces
    • Flooring Construction and Finishes
    • Signage Systems 
    • Barrier-Free Design
    • Glazing  
    • Structural Coordination 
    • Building Codes and Regulations
    • Licensure 
    • Sustainable Design 
    • Building Investigation
    • Means of Egress
    • Wall Finishes 
    • Ceilings
    • Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination

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