2009 International Existing Building Code Commentary is a powerful reference tool that will provide an in-depth understanding of the meanings and implications of the regulations set forth by the 2009 International Existing Building Code® (IEBC®). Using the same format that has made the International Code Council’s Code & Commentary series so effective, the book presents the full text of the code, its tables and figures, and follows each section with an insightful commentary. These commentaries offer a closer look at what the code truly means, including suggestions for successfully applying it, and the consequences of not adhering to it. The end result is a strong reference guide that is a must-have for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plans examiners, and contractors, and anyone interested in advancing their knowledge and use of the 2009 IEBC®.
- Promotes learning and mastery of topics with a straightforward, easy-to-understand writing style and clear, logical organization of content.
- Institutes the most accurate and up-to-date information with an author team that includes the International Code Council - the membership organization that develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings.
- Offers thorough coverage that explores the historical and technical background of the code for a sound comprehension of the how’s and why’s of its regulations.