Synopses & Reviews
Learn the requirements needed to instill safety and stability in existing and historic buildings - without requiring full compliance with the new construction requirements in the building code. The 2009 International Existing Building Code contains requirements intended to encourage the use and reuse of existing buildings by covering important topics such as repairs, alterations, additions, and changes of occupancy, making this an ideal addition to any code library.
International Code CouncilÂ's publishing partnership with Delmar has made available to all involved in building design, construction, code analysis and application the highest quality technical code support publications by expert authors and educators. The Delmar and Code Council co-publishing and distribution partnership extends the reach of our joint efforts into hands of those who need the best information on time. -Hamid Naderi, P.E., CBO, Vice President - Product Development, International Code Council, Inc.
About the Author
ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive and coordinated national model construction codes. 48 states have adopted various International Codes from ICC.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Scope and Administration. Chapter 2 Definitions. Chapter 3 Prescriptive Compliance Method. Chapter 4 Classification of Work. Chapter 5 Repairs. Chapter 6 Alterations--Level 1. Chapter 7 Alterations--Level 2. Chapter 8 Alterations--Level 3. Chapter 9 Change of Occupancy. Chapter 10 Additions. Chapter 11 Historic Buildings. Chapter 12 Relocated or Moved Buildings. Chapter 13 Performance Compliance Methods. Chapter 14 Construction Safeguards. Chapter 15 Referenced Standards.