When the technical requirements of the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE (IFC) aren't enough, look no further than the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE COMMENTARY. In the tradition of the other titles in the International Code Council's highly successful Code Commentary series, the book includes the complete text of the 2015 International Fire Code, and presents it alongside detailed, in-depth commentaries. These commentaries help users to navigate critical IFC requirements, explaining why they were developed, their implications, and the problems that can result when they are not followed properly.This book is a must-have for any code official, engineer, architect, inspector, plans examiner, contractor, or firefighter seeking a solid foundation in the 2015 IFC and its applications.
Learn the requirements needed to instill safety and stability in existing and historic buildings - without requiring full compliance with the new construction requirements in the building code. The 2015 INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE LOOSE LEAF contains requirements intended to encourage the use and reuse of existing buildings by covering important topics such as repairs, alterations, additions, and changes of occupancy, making this an ideal addition to a user's code products. Chapter changes in this updated code include requirements related to the addition of sleeping units and dwelling units as they relate to the requirements for Accessible units, and Type A units and Type B units have been moved to Chapter 11 on Additions.
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NEW! 2015 International Building Code (IBC) Quick-CardA Unique Quick-Reference Guide Based on the 2015 International Building Codeby Builder's Book, Inc.In this unique quick-reference guide, a single, 6-page laminated card, you get most of the new International Building Code essentials that you need to know, based on the current 2015 IBC. The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.Featured Sections: Foundations & Footings Concrete Floor Framing Wall Framing Roof Framing Interior Dimensions Means of Egress Safety Glazing Handrails, Stairways & Guards Fire & Smoke Protection Masonry
A comprehensive visual companion to the International Building Code®―2018 edition Thoroughly updated to address the provisions of the ICC’s 2018 International Building Code®, this fully-illustrated guide makes it easy to understand and apply the most critical code provisions. Covering both fire- and life-safety and structural provisions, this practical resource contains hundreds of user-friendly diagrams designed to clarify the application and intent of the IBC. The 2018 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbook provides all the information needed to get construction jobs done right and achieve compliance. An invaluable companion to the 2018 IBC, it is a must have resource for building officials, architects, engineers, contractors and all building construction professionals. Get complete application details on: •Scope and Administration •Definitions •Use and Occupancy Classification •Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy •General Building Heights and Areas •Types of Construction •Fire and Smoke Protection Features •Interior Finishes •Fire Protection Systems •Means of Egress •Accessibility •Interior Environment •Exterior Walls •Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures •Structural Design •Special inspections and tests•Soils and Foundations •Concrete •Masonry •Steel •Wood •Glass and Glazing •Gypsum Board and Plaster •Plastic •Plumbing•Elevators and Conveying Systems •Special Construction •Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way •Safeguards During Construction
Dive into the history and application of the IBC Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a bestselling complement to the International Building Code, or IBC. Designed to give you an insider's look at the origins of the IBC, how it can be interpreted, and how it applies to design and construction, this updated text offers new information regarding hazmat occupancies, hospitals, and nursing homes, major changes to how building heights and areas are presented, as well as means of egress, and the latest information on building materials, interior environments, and structural provisions. Francis D.K. Ching's distinctive illustrations and the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, give students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering industries a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to fundamentally understanding the 2015 IBC. Building codes and standards serve to establish minimum regulations that emphasize performance while prioritizing public health and safety. Updated every three years, the IBC is the most important reference that you can leverage throughout your career in architecture, design, or engineering. The IBC is a national 'model building code' which is adopted in some form by most building permit jurisdictions across the nation and in several foreign countries. Access the updated regulations reflected in the 2015 IBC Explore how the IBC was developed, and why it is an important component of so many industries Identify the areas of the IBC that have undergone the most change, such as the presentation of building heights and areas, along with changes to means of egress provisions Easily navigate and digest the information with full illustrations Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a practical, fully illustrated reference that guides you through the latest in building code regulations.
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Gain full access to the most critical updates in the International Building Code®, including the real-world application of those changes and how they originated — all in a single, easy-to-use resource. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® 2015 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of significant changes since the 2012 IBC ®, offering key insights into its contents and implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and non-structural provisions. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the change with strikethroughs and underlines to show modifications to the existing language. Each change is accompanied by a quick summary, detailed illustrations, and discussion of its significance, which brings the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough yet concise coverage found in this resource make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2012 IBC®.