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References
Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction
FEMA 499/August 2005
Technical Fact Sheet No. 31

Purpose: To list references that provide information relevant to topics covered
by the Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction technical fact sheets.

References

American Concrete Institute International. ACI 318-02, Building Code
Requirements for Structural Concrete and
Commentary.(
http://www.concrete.org/BOOKSTORE/BKSTR.ASP)

American Forest and Paper Association. National Design Specification for Wood
Construction. (
www.afandpa.org)

American Society of Civil Engineers. Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and
Other Structures, ASCE 7. (
http://www.asce.org)

American Society of Civil Engineers. Flood Resistant Design and Construction
(SEI/ASCE 24-98). (
http://www.asce.org)

American Society for Testing and Materials. Standard Specification for Round
Timber Piles, ASTM D25. (
http://www.astm.org)

American Society for Testing and Materials. ASTM E 2112, Standard Practice for
Installation of Exterior Windows, Doors and Skylights. (
http://www.astm.org)

American Wood-Preservers Association (AWPA). All Timber Products – Preservative
Treatment by Pressure Processes, AWPA C1-00; Lumber, Timber, Bridge Ties and
Mine Ties – Preservative Treatment by Pressure Processes, AWPA C2-01; Piles –
Preservative Treatment by Pressure Process, AWPA C3-99; and others.
(
http://www.awpa.com)

Clemson University Department of Civil Engineering and South Carolina Sea Grant
Extension Program. Not Ready to Re-Roof? Use Structural Adhesives to Strengthen
the Attachment of Roof Sheathing and Holding onto Your Roof – A guide to
retrofitting your roof sheathing using adhesives.
(
http://www.haznet.org/haz_outreach/outreach_factsheets.htm)

FEMA. Above the Flood: Elevating Your Floodprone House. FEMA 347. May 2000.
(
http://www.fema.gov/hazards/floods/lib347.shtm)

FEMA. Answers to Questions about Substantially Damaged Buildings. FEMA 213. May
1991. (
http://www.fema.gov/hazards/floods/lib213.shtm)

FEMA. Coastal Construction Manual – Principles and Practices of Planning,
Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaining Residential Buildings in
Coastal Areas. FEMA 55. June 2000.
(
http://www.fema.gov/hazards/floods/lib55.shtm)

FEMA. Engineering Principles and Practices of Retrofitting Floodprone
Residential Structures. FEMA 259. January
1995.(
http://www.fema.gov/hazards/floods/lib259.shtm)

FEMA. Homeowner’s Guide to Retrofitting, Six Ways to Protect Your House From
Flooding. FEMA 312. June 1998. (
http://www.fema.gov/hazards/floods/lib312.shtm)

FEMA. NFIP Technical Bulletin 1-93, Openings in Foundation Walls for Buildings
Located in Special Flood Hazard Areas. 1993.
(
http://www.fema.gov/fima/techbul.shtm)

FEMA. NFIP Technical Bulletin 2-93, Flood-Resistant Materials Requirements for
Buildings Located in Special Flood Hazard Areas. 1993.
(
http://www.fema.gov/fima/techbul.shtm)

FEMA. NFIP Technical Bulletin 4-93, Elevator Installation for Buildings Located
in Special Flood Hazard Areas. 1993. (
http://www.fema.gov/fima/techbul.shtm)

FEMA. NFIP Technical Bulletin 5-93, Free-of-Obstructions Requirements for
Buildings Located in Coastal High Hazard Areas. 1993.
(
http://www.fema.gov/fima/techbul.shtm)

FEMA. NFIP Technical Bulletin 8-96, Corrosion Protection for Metal Connectors in
Coastal Areas for Structures Located in Special Flood Hazard Areas.
1996.(
http://www.fema.gov/fima/techbul.shtm)

FEMA. NFIP Technical Bulletin 9-99, Design and Construction Guidance for
Breakaway Walls Below Elevated Coastal Buildings. 1999.
(
http://www.fema.gov/fima/techbul.shtm)

FEMA. NFIP Technical Bulletin 11-01, Crawlspace Construction for Buildings
Located in Special Flood Hazard Areas. 2001.
(
http://www.fema.gov/fima/techbul.shtm)

FEMA. Protecting Building Utilities From Flood Damage. FEMA 348. November 1999.
(
http://www.fema.gov/hazards/floods/lib06b.shtm)

FEMA. Reducing Flood Losses Through the International Code Series: Meeting the
Requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program. May 2000.
(
http://www.fema.gov/hazards/floods/fldlosses.shtm)

International Code Council. International Building Code. 2003.
(
http://www.iccsafe.org)

International Code Council. International Residential Code. 2003.
(
http://www.iccsafe.org)

International Code Council Evaluation Service, Inc. Protocol for Testing the
Flood Resistance of Materials. (
http://www.icc-es.org/index.shtml)

Pile Buck, Inc. Coastal Construction. (http://www.pilebuck.com)

The Journal of Light Construction. (http://www.jlconline.com)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Durability by Design, A Guide
for Residential Builders and Designers. May
2002.(
http://www.huduser.org/publications/destech/durdesign.html)