Code Check - Home of books, e-books, and illustrations for building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical codes

Since 1995, our popular field guides to building codes have been helping builders, inspectors, designers, and homeowners navigate the maze of construction codes.
Our latest offerings are below. 2 new books have just arrived!

Code Check Building 5th edition for the 2021 IRC

Code Check Building has been expanded to 50 pages for the 2021 IRC. It also includes notations of the changes that took place from the 2018 edition, so the book can be used in jurisdictions using either of those code editions. Endorsed by the International Code Council.

The book lists for 29.99, and we are offering it at an introductory price of 26.95, 10% off the list price.

Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical 6th edition

Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical 6th edition is based on the 2021 IRC, 2021 UPC, and 2021 UMC,
as well as other codes and standards, including ASHRAE 62.2., NFPA 211, and SMACNA.
It has 115 Illustrations and 52 tables. Endorsed by the International Code Council.

The book lists for 29.99, and we are offering it at an introductory price of 26.95, 10% off the list price.

Code Check Complete 3rd edition - In Stock

  • Code Check Complete 3rd edition is the most comprehensive book in our history.
  • It is based on the 2021 IRC, UPC, UMC, and other current codes, including the 2020 NEC.
  • The book includes notations and explanations of major changes from the previous editions of the codes, so it can be used in areas using either the 2018 or the 2021 model codes (the two most widely used codes in the United States). Click here to see which code your state is using.
  • 328 pages, including 336 illustrations and 192 tables.
  • Includes material not found in any of our previous individual books.
  • Designed for inspectors, plans examiners, contractors, home inspectors, do-it-yourselfers, and educators.
  • Endorsed by the International Code Council.

The book lists for 74.99, and we are offering it at an introductory price of 59.95, 20% off the list price.

 

Deck Construction:Deck Construction: Based on the 2021 URC
Based on the 2021 IRC

Print Book price $56.95

Deck Construction Based on the 2021 IRC

  NOTE:   Deck Construction is NOT available in eBook format.

 

 

Code Check Illustrations

The most up to date selection of the Code Check Illustration library. Many new and updated illustrations.

Code Check Illustrations

Code Check Complete 3rd edition was an extensive update and expansion of all our material, including the illustrations. All the  illustrations from Code Check Complete 3rd edition are included in our new illustrations package, along with selected illustrations from our earlier editions. There are a total of 359 illustrations, and a list of them can be viewed here. Over half of the illustrations are new or updated. The illustrations are jpg files suitable for insertion into inspection reports, building department handouts, and educational presentations. The price for this new package will be $199.95, though for a limited time we are offering it for only 149.95 (the same price as the previous collection of illustrations).

The illustrations package does not include the text from the Code Check books – only the illustrations. It is available as an instant download, in zip file format.

Only $149.95  (Less than 50 cents per illustration!)

Code Check Electrical 9th Edition eBookhttps://codecheck.com/product/electrical-9th-edition-ebook/

The expanded electronic edition of Code Check Electrical 9th is based on the 2020 NEC.  It also highlights the significant changes from the 2017 NEC. It can be used in jurisdictions using either code edition, and is therefore appropriate for most of the United States.  Code changes are highlighted and summarized on each page.

The Code Check Electrical 2020 eBook has additional material and features not included in the print edition. These include

  • References to the 2021 IRC
  • Commercial Equipment
  • Expanded load calculation guides
  • Motors
  • Transformers
  • Expanded material on PV Systems

The eBook has enhanced navigation features that enable you to quickly find material. It also has a feature that tracks changes from the previous code edition, so it can be used in areas that still use the 2017 NEC as a model code. The eBook is 105 pages, and contains 101 illustrations and 57 tables. This book is an essential tool for field use on a notebook device or office use on a desktop. It is ideal for contractors, inspectors, and plans examiners.

• Endorsed by the International Code Council
• 105 pages in landscape/tablet format
• Expanded Tables
• Enhanced PDF navigation
• $24.95

Code Check Electrical 9th edition eBook

 

Code Check 9th Edition (Combo)

Our most popular book is designed for “combination inspectors” and covers building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems. It is based on the most-used codes today - the 2018 IRC, UPC, UMC, & the 2017 NEC. It includes explanations of code changes from previous code cycles so it can also be used in areas still using 2015 model codes.

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• 81 Illustrations
• 32 Tables
• Major changes highlighted
• Durable laminated pages for field use
• Endorsed by the International Code Council
• 32-page flip-chart format
• Electronic version (enhanced PDF) also available
• List price 21.95, Our price 19.95

Code Check 9th edition (Combo)

 

 

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Code Check Electrical 9th Print Edition

Code Check Electrical 9th Edition is based on the 2020 NEC.  It also highlights the significant changes from the 2017 NEC. It can be used in jurisdictions using either code edition, and is therefore appropriate for most of the entire United States.  Code changes are highlighted and summarized on each page. New tables have been added, and others have been expanded to make this edition applicable to a wider range of installations than our previous books.

• Print Book:  66 Illustrations
• 23 Tables
• Major changes highlighted for the 2020 and 2017 NEC
• Durable laminated pages for field use
• Endorsed by the International Code Council
• 32-page flip-chart format
• Print Book price $24.95

Code Check Electrical 9th edition

  NOTE:   Electrical 9th is also available in eBook format.