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Significant Changes to the International Building Code, 2015 Edition

ISBN 13: 9781305254718

ISBN 10: 1305254716

Author: International Code Council (ICC)

Pages: 400

Published: 07/21/2014

Price: $24.95 Add to cart

Description
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®.
Benefits
  • Facilitates easy understanding of major changes since the 2012 IBC® and provides rationale for those changes.
  • Highlights over 125 of the most significant changes in this code release.
  • Illustrates each change with a helpful visual, quick summary, and discussion of the significance.
  • Shows each code language change with strikethroughs and underlines.
  • Follows the general layout of the code.
  • Guides the reader through the code provisions and their application quickly with an easy-to-use format.
Author Bio
International Code Council (ICC)
ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. To date, 48 U.S. states have adopted various international codes from ICC.
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