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2015 International Fire Code Commentary

ISBN 13: 9781609832865

ISBN 10: 1609832868

Author: International Code Council (ICC)

Pages:

Published: 02/01/2015

Price: $165.00 Add to cart

Description
When the technical requirements of the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE® (IFC®) aren’t enough, look no further than the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE® COMMENTARY. In the tradition of the other titles in the International Code Council’s highly successful Code Commentary series, the book includes the complete text of the 2015 International Fire Code®, and presents it alongside detailed, in-depth commentaries. These commentaries help users to navigate critical IFC® requirements, explaining why they were developed, their implications, and the problems that can result when they are not followed properly.This book is a must-have for any code official, engineer, architect, inspector, plans examiner, contractor, or firefighter seeking a solid foundation in the 2015 IFC® and its applications.
Benefits
  • Updated to reflect the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE®.
  • Limited area sprinklers requirements were revised to be more comprehensive.
  • Decorative material requirements were revised to be more comprehensive and provide more details for healthcare occupancies.
  • CO alarm requirements have been heavily revised to make the installation requirements clearer and relocated by F360-13 and educational occupancies were added as regulated occupancies.
  • Tables, figures, and detailed illustrations highlight and clarify key concepts.
  • Clear, organized layout of content promotes learning and mastery of topics.
  • Historical and technical background of the code sets the stage for a sound comprehension of the how's and why's of its regulations.
  • Produced by the International Code Council, a membership organization that develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings.
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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