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Significant Changes to the International Building Code 2012 Edition

ISBN 13: 9781111542467

ISBN 10: 1111542465

Author: International Code Council (ICC); Doug Thornburg

Pages: 368

Published: 05/05/2011

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Description
Gain full access to the most critical updates to the International Building Code®, the real-world application of those changes, and why they originated – all in a single, easy-to-use resource. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® 2012 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of the significant changes in the new 2012 International Building Code®, offering key insights into its contents its implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and nonstructural provisions. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the change as newly added text, a modification of the existing language, or deleted text. Accompanying each change are detailed illustrations and concrete examples, which bring the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The book's attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2009 IBC® to the new 2012 edition.

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Benefits
  • Clarifies the complex language of the code with full-color illustrations for every significant change that enhance comprehension and reduce the potential for misinterpretation.
  • Facilitates quick and accurate identification of key information with a logical organization that follows the layout of the International Building Code®, including code articles and section number format.
  • Improves understanding with detailed table of contents, part summaries, and change summaries.
  • Provides clear notations of all key changes, including strike-through for deleted code language and underlines for new code text.
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.
Doug Thornburg
Douglas W. Thornburg, AIA, CBO, is the Director of Product Development for the International Code Council (ICC) where he provides leadership in technical development and positioning of support products for ICC. In addition, Mr. Thornburg develops and reviews technical products, reference books and resource materials relating to the International Codes and their supporting documents. Prior to employment with ICC in 2004, he spent nine years as a code consultant and educator on building codes. Formerly Vice-President/Education for the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), Mr. Thornburg continues to present building code seminars nationally and has developed numerous educational texts and resource materials. He was presented with ICBO¿s prestigious A.J. (Jack) Lund Award in 1996, recognizing his outstanding contributions in education and training. A graduate of Kansas State University and a registered architect, Mr. Thornburg has over 25 years of experience in building code training and administration, including ten years with ICBO, and five years with the City of Wichita, Kansas. He is certified as a building official, building inspector and plans examiner, as well as in seven other code enforcement categories.
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