Construction, Codes & Standards

At NAHB, we work with members and legislators to develop and support cost-effective and affordable building codes, standards, regulations, and state and federal legislation in the construction area. In Construction, Codes and Standards, you’ll learn more about structural design, materials, energy conservation, fire safety, electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling, ventilation, indoor air quality, radon, accessibility, safety, acoustics, disaster mitigation, green building, and more.

Construction, Codes & Standards

  • Codes and Standards Development  (7 items)
    Stay abreast of important developments in the codes and standards arena – a world of large national hearings and small committee meetings.
  • Accessibility Standards  (go to item)
    Learn about standards and regulations affecting housing accessibility for persons with disabilities.
Navigate the 2012 Residential Code with Ease
2012 Home Builders' Jobsite CodesThe 2012 Home Builders' Jobsite Codes is a portable guide to the 2012 IRC. It provides easy-to-read code requirements for every aspect of residential construction and includes illustrations, tables and figures, and a glossary of construction-related terms. Available in print and e-Book formats on BuilderBooks.com.