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ICC IEBC-2015 Commentary

2015 International Existing Building Code and Commentary

Published by: 2015-01-01 / 2015-01-01 / 499 pages
This comprehensive publication provides a convenient reference for regulations in the 2015 International Existing Building Code® (IEBC®).

Presented in an easy-to-reference format the commentary includes the full text of the code, including tables and figures, followed by corresponding commentary at the end of each section in one document. Every chapter begins with “General Comments” and “Purpose” sections followed by code and commentary to subsequent sections, tables and figures. This in-depth publication focuses on providing the full meaning and implications of the 2015 IEBC®.

The commentaries are designed to suggest the most effective method of application, and the consequences of not adhering to the code. This is an excellent reference for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plans examiners, contractors and anyone who needs a better understanding of the 2015 IEBC®.

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ICC — 2015 International Green Construction Code® (IgCC® )

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Published by: 2015-01-01 / 2015-01-01
Key Changes:• Standards were added to Section 408.2.4 for infiltration rate testing for pervious pavement• Exterior lighting zones in Table 409.1.1 were revised and clarified• Section 503.1 revised to require material recycling and salvaging only where salvaging and recycling facilities are available within 75 miles of the building site• The material selection provisions of Section 505.1 were revised to allow 2 additional compliance options: Environmental Product Declarations (505.4.1) and multi-attribute standards (505.4.2)• The provisions of Section 506 for low mercury content in fluorescent lamps were rewritten and clarified• The building envelope moisture control provisions (Section 507) were deleted• Environmental tobacco smoke control provisions (803.3) were deleted• The acoustics provisions of Section 807 were revised to simplify, clarify and eliminate major redundancies• The daylighting provisions of Section 807 were simplified and streamlined• A rewrite of Chapter 9 enhances commissioning provisions and streamlines and simplifies Table 903.1• Basic sustainability requirements related to water and energy were added where any work is performed on an existing building that requires a permit. Similar provisions previously appeared in the IgCC Public Versions• The existing building energy reporting requirements (Sections 1007.3.3 through 1007.3.3.3) were streamlined• Appendix A was revised to require compliance with a minimum of 3 project electives, as selected by the owner or the owner’s authorized agent, and now simply recognizes compliance with any other project electives that are selected by the owner and verified by the code official• In Appendix B, the provisions for radon control in commercial buildings were deleted

Citation: Non-ASHRAE Book

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ICC IECC-2015 Commentary

2015 International Energy Conservation Code and Commentary

Published by: 2015-01-01 / 2015-01-01 / 357 pages
This comprehensive publication provides a convenient reference for regulations in the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code® (IECC®).

The commentary series is presented in an easy-to-understand format. Every chapter begins with “General Comments” and “Purpose” sections followed by code and commentary to subsequent sections, tables and figures. This in-depth publication focuses on providing the full meaning and implications of the 2015 IECC®.

The commentaries are designed to suggest the most effective method of application, and the consequences of not adhering to the code. This is an excellent reference for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plans examiners, contractors and anyone who needs a better understanding of the 2015 IECC®.

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ICC 2012 INTERNATIONAL CODE SET

2012 International Codes – The Complete Collection

International Code Council / 2011 /

This Collection includes all 2012 International Codes:

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code (Includes the 2012 IPSDC)
  • 2012 International Fire Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code*
  • 2012 International Existing Building Code
  • 2012 International Wildland-Urban Interface Code*
  • 2012 ICC Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities*
  • 2012 International Property Maintenance Code*
  • 2012 International Zoning Code*

*Note: If you order the loose-leaf edition for this set, these items will be delivered in soft cover format.

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ANSI/ICC A117.1-2009

Published by ICC (Internation Code Council) on October 20, 2010. It has 159 pages and ISBN 9781580019187.

The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability to walk, difficulty walking, reliance on walking aids, blindness and visual impairment, deafness and hearing impairment, in coordination, reaching and manipulation disabilities, lack of stamina, difficulty interpreting and reacting to sensory information, and extremes of physical size. The intent of this standard is to allow a person with physical disability to independently get to, enter, and use a site, facility, building, or element.

  • Coordination of requirements for the various types of dwelling units
  • Technical requirements for Type C (Visitable) Units added
  • Variable Message Signs (i.e., gate information in train stations and airports)
  • Better consistency of sign requirements regarding when raised characters and Braille are required
  • Location of toilet paper dispenser (more design options, recessed fixtures addressed, single point of measurement, etc.)
  • New chapter for a variety of types of recreational facilities

These new recreational criteria are intended to provide a level of coordination between the accessible provisions of this standard and the revised Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA/ABA AG).

This is a must have reference for facility professionals, building owners, architects, designers, and code officials that want to stay up to date with the requirements of this Accessibility Standard.

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Available in both printed edition and PDF (download) file.