The most comprehensive visual guide to the International Building Code has been fully revised for 2015 requirements
Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in the International Code Council’s 2015 International Building Code, this fully illustrated guide makes it easy to understand and apply complex requirements and achieve complete code compliance. Designed to save you time and money, this reference transforms difficult language into simple lists and converts complicated equations into easily understood tables and pictures.
The 2015 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook concisely explains the application and intent of the latest provisions, with an emphasis on structural and fire-and life-safety provisions. Real-world examples and case studies throughout illuminate the details and stress key code revisions. This practical volume provides all the information you’ll need to get construction jobs done correctly, on time, and in compliance with every requirement of the 2015 IBC.
- Completely revised to cover every provision of the 2015 International Building Code
- More than 600 full-color illustrations and easy-to-interpret tables
- “Key points” sections throughout summarize and highlight critical code changes