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2012 International Green Construction Code Commentary

ISBN 13: 9781609830731

ISBN 10: 1609830733

Author: International Code Council (ICC)


Published: 10/16/2012

Price: $186.00 Add to cart

There has never been a better time to learn the importance of safe, effective, and code-compliant green construction, and there has never been a better resource to do it. The 2012 INTERNATIONAL GREEN CONSTRUCTION CODE® COMMENTARY is an innovative tool designed to provide a thorough exploration of the provisions and regulations contained in the 2012 International Green Construction Code® (IGCC®). It pairs the code's full text with insightful commentaries that expand on the technical requirements to include coverage of rationale behind the code, practical implications, and the consequences of non-compliance. As green construction takes center stage in the building industry, make sure you are prepared; make sure you have this book.

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  • Most commonly used regulations are emphasized with section openers like the "General Comments" and "Purpose", which introduce each chapter and prepare students for the material they are about to cover.
  • Tables, figures, and detailed illustrations highlight and clarify key concepts.
  • Clear, logical organization of content promotes learning and mastery of topics.
  • Discussion of the historical and technical background of the code sets the stage for a sound comprehension of the how's and why's of its regulations.
  • Powerful author team includes the International Code Council - the 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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