This is 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; and, examples and design details illustrating key techniques and procedures.This title 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; and, Lighting and electrical.