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Significant Changes to the International Residential Code 2012 Edition

ISBN 13: 9781111542481

ISBN 10: 1111542481

Author: International Code Council (ICC); Steve Van Note

Pages: 352

Published: 07/14/2011

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Description
In the fast-paced world of residential construction and coding, you want to be armed with a solid understanding of the latest updates to the INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE®. Fully achieving this requires gaining a clear knowledge of the code itself, but also precisely what areas have been updated, how they have been revised, and the rationale behind those changes. Significant Changes to the International Residential Code 2012 Edition provides just that- all in a single, easy-to use resource! The book focuses on provisions that have special significance, are utilized frequently, or have had a change in application between the 2009 and 2012 editions of the IRC®. Each change is accompanied by a photograph, a real-world application example, or an illustration to assist and enhance readers' understanding. With a summary and discussion of the impact of these changes, this guide's coverage is complete, making it the perfect tool for transitioning from the 2009 IRC® 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 2012 International Residential 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.
Steve Van Note
Stephen A. Van Note is a member of the senior technical staff of the International Code Council (ICC) where, as part of the Product Development team, he is responsible for authoring technical resource materials in support of the International Codes. His role also includes the management, review and technical editing of publications authored by outside sources. Prior to joining ICC in 2006, Van Note was building official for Linn County, Iowa. He has 15 years experience in code administration and enforcement, and over 20 years experience in the construction field including project planning and management for residential, commercial and industrial buildings. A certified building official and plans examiner, Van Note also holds certifications in five inspection categories.
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