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Significant Changes to the International Residential Code 2018 Edition,
2nd Edition

International Code Council (ICC)

ISBN-13: 9781337271332 | ISBN-10: 1337271330

Copyright 2018

| Published 2017

| 352 pages

List Price USD $48.50

Overview

This convenient, easy-to-use resource provides a comprehensive analysis of notable changes since the 2015 International Residential Code®, including the origins, implications, and real-world applications of those changes. Covering updates to building, energy, mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing, and electrical provisions of the IRC®, the text presents an analysis of affected code sections, highlighting modifications to the existing language with strikethroughs and underlines. Each update also features a brief explanation, detailed illustrations, and thoughtful discussion of the changes’ significance, so you can interpret the code’s technical jargon and understand its practical applications to real-world scenarios. With its attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough, yet concise coverage, SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE®, 2018 Edition, is an ideal resource to help you transition from the 2015 IRC.

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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.

  • This wide-ranging, up-to-date text covers changes made to building, energy, mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing, and electrical provisions of the IRC®, providing a comprehensive and detailed guide to current code.
  • The 2018 Edition of this trusted text offers a comprehensive analysis of key changes enacted since the 2015 International Residential Code®, exploring how these changes originated, their implications, and relevant real-world applications.
  • Brief explanations, detailed illustrations, and thoughtful discussions of the current code’s significance help readers decipher the technical language of the code and appreciate its practical applications to real-world scenarios.
  • The text’s logical structure and reader-friendly presentation--which follows the general layout of the code--guide readers through code provisions and their applications quickly and easily.
  • Close attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough, yet concise coverage make this text an ideal resource for students and professionals transitioning from the 2015 IRC.
  • The text highlights over 125 of the most significant modifications to the 2015 IRC®, using strikethroughs and underlines to help readers identify specific changes quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents

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1. Administration – Chapters 1 and 2.
2. Building Planning – Chapter 3.
3. Building Construction – Chapters 4 through 10.
4. Energy Conservation – Chapter 11.
5. Mechanical – Chapters 12 through 23.
6. Fuel Gas – Chapter 24.
7. Plumbing – Chapters 25 through 33.
8. Electrical – Chapters 34 through 43.
9. Appendices – Appendix A through S.

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Significant Changes to the International Residential Code 2018 Edition

  • ISBN-10: 1337271330
  • ISBN-13: 9781337271332

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