2012 International Existing Building Code Commentary

  • AUTHOR: International Code Council (ICC)
  • ISBN-13: 9781609830694 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2006
  • ©2011     Published
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About The Product

Part of the highly successful International Code Council's Code & Commentary series, the 2012 INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE® COMMENTARY is the ideal tool for teaching your students the provisions contained in the code, what they mean, and how to apply them. The driving force behind the book's effectiveness is its format: it has been strategically designed to pair each section of the code text with an insightful commentary that goes beyond the technical requirements to explore their practical implications. Content includes rationale for the various requirements, suggestions for applying them, and potential consequences for not adhering to them. With a clear, straightforward writing style that clarifies even the most complex code regulation, this is a reference and learning resource that your students won't want to be without. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.


  • Updated to reflect the 2012 INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE®.
  • Clear, logical organization of content promotes learning and mastery of topics.
  • Exploration 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.

About the Contributor

  • 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.

New to this Edition

  • Tables, figures, and detailed illustrations highlight and clarify key concepts.

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  • CD-ROM Edition
    ISBN-10: 1609830806 | ISBN-13: 9781609830809
    Price = $66.75