Take your knowledge of the 2009 International Fuel Gas Code® (IFGC®) to the next level with this comprehensive resource that is ideal for learning to apply its regulations. The 2009 INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE COMMENTARY contains the code’s full text, but expands on it through the addition of valuable commentaries that focus on the code’s practical applications. These commentaries are based in the real world, offering safe and proven-effective methods of applying the code, as well as information on the consequences of not adhering to it. Highlighted with tables and figures to illustrate important concepts, this book is the perfect resource for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plan examiners, contractors, or anyone seeking a more solid understanding of the IFGC.
- Clarifies the most critical and commonly used regulations through pedagogical aids like the "General Comments" and "Purpose" sections that introduce each chapter and prepare students for the material they are about to cover.
- Guarantees 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 of the code, including its historical and technical background, resulting in a clearer understanding of the how’s and why’s of its regulations.
- Provides in-depth commentaries that touch on a wide range of the components of the 2009 IFGC®, from fuel gas distribution piping systems and gas-fired appliance installation to gas-fired appliance venting systems.