LicensedElectrician.com Home Page
LicensedElectrician.com Online Supply - Books, Videos and Tools for the Electrical and Construction Trades
 VisaMastercardAmerican ExpressDiscoverPayPal
                                              

  Print Order Form 
 

 2018 International Building Code

2018 International Building Code - Softcover
DE-1609837355
$146.95
2018 International Building Code - Looseleaf
DE-1609837347
$167.95

Related:

2018 International Residential Code
2018 International Residential Code

2009 International Building Code
2009 International Building Code

 

Store Menus
 
> New Items & Specials
  > Closeouts
> Automotive
> Blue Print Reading
> Building Code / ADA
> Business/Office Related
> Calculators/Measuring
> Concrete / Masonry
> Construction Related
> Closeouts & Specials
> Cost Guides
> Electrical Related
 > 2020 NEC and Related
 > 2017 NEC and Related
 > 2014 NEC and Related

 > 2011 NEC and Related
 > 2008 NEC  > 2005 NEC
 > Alt Energy / Green Bldg
 > Basic Electricity
 > Electrical Calculations
 > Communications / VDV
 > DataComm Test
 > DataComm Tools
 > Electrical Exam Prep
   > JMan Prep Combos
   > Master Prep Combos
 > Electrical Estimating
 > Electrical Safety
 > Electrical Theory

 > Hazardous Locations
    & Materials (HazMat)

 > Industrial Electricity
 > Insulated Tools
 > Low Voltage
 > PPE FR Clothing
 > Residential Wiring
 > PLC
/ Motor Controls
 
> Test Equipment
 
> Electrician's Tools
 > Utility Related
> Electrical Supplies
> Electronics & Related
> Emergency / Rescue
> Exam Prep - Electrical
>
Exam Prep - HVAC
> Exam Prep-Mechanical
> Fire / Firefighting
> Gifts for the Trades
> Green Bldg / LEEDS
> Hazardous Locations
   & Materials (HazMat)
> Hobby / Build-it Related
> HVAC-R / Mechanical
   > HVAC Exam Prep
   >
HVAC Tools
> Inspection Related
> Insulated (1000v) Tools
> Maintenance Related
> New Items & Specials
  > Closeouts
> Plumbing / Mechanical
> Rack-A-Tiers Store
> Safety Related
> Small Engines
> Smart Box Store
> Software
> Spanish Titles
> Test Equipment
> Tools
> Utility Related
> VDV Test   > VDV Tools
> Welding
> Work Gear

 

2018 International Building Code

International Code Council (ICC)

The International Building Code (IBC) covers all buildings except detached one and two family dwellings and townhouses not more than 3 stories in height.

The 2018 IBC contains many important changes such as:

  • Accessory storage spaces of any size are now permitted to be classified as part of the occupancy to which they are accessory.
  • New code sections have been introduced addressing medical gas systems and higher education laboratories.
  • Use of fire walls to create separate buildings is now limited to only the determination of permissible types of construction based on allowable building area and height.
  • Where an elevator hoistway door opens into a fire-resistance-rated corridor, the opening must be protected in a manner to address smoke intrusion into the hoistway.
  • The occupant load factor for business uses has been revised to one occupant per 150 square feet.
  • Live loads on decks and balconies increase the deck live load to one and one-half times the live load of the area served.
  • The minimum lateral load that fire walls are required to resist is five pounds per square foot.
  • Wind speed maps updated, including maps for the state of Hawaii.
  • Terminology describing wind speeds has changed again with ultimate design wind speeds now called basic design wind speeds.
  • Site soil coefficients now correspond to the newest generation of ground motion attenuation equations (seismic values).
  • Five-foot tall wood trusses requiring permanent bracing must have a periodic special inspection to verify that the required bracing has been installed.
  • New alternative fastener schedule for construction of mechanically laminated decking is added giving equivalent power-driven fasteners for the 20-penny nail.
  • Solid sawn lumber header and girder spans for the exterior bearing walls reduce span lengths to allow #2 Southern Pine design values.

Table of Contents:

1. Scope and Administration.
2. Definitions.
3. Occupancy Classification and Use.
4. Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy.
5. General Building Heights and Areas.
6. Types of Construction.
7. Fire and Smoke Protection Features.
8. Interior Finishes.
9. Fire Protection Systems and Life Safety Systems.
10. Means of Egress.
11. Accessibility.
12. Interior Environment.
13. Energy Efficiency.
14. Exterior Walls.
15. Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures.
16. Structural Design.
17. Special Inspections and Tests.
18. Soils and Foundations.
19. Concrete.
20. Aluminum.
21. Masonry.
22. Steel.
23. Wood.
24. Glass and Glazing.
25. Gypsum Board, Gypsum Panel Products and Plaster.
26. Plastic.
27. Electrical.
28. Mechanical Systems.
29. Plumbing Systems.
30. Elevators and Conveying Systems.
31. Special Construction.
32. Encroachments into the Public Right-of-Way.
33. Safeguards During Construction.
34. Reserved.
35. Referenced Standards.
36. Appendix A: Employee Qualifications.
37. Appendix B: Board of Appeals.
38. Appendix C: Group UA.
39. Appendix D: Fire Districts.
40. Appendix E: Supplementary Accessibility Requirements.
41. Appendix F: Rodent Proofing.
42. Appendix G: Flood-Resistant Construction.
43. Appendix H: Signs.
44. Appendix I: Patio Covers.
45. Appendix J: Grading.
46. Appendix K: Administrative Provisions.
47. Appendix L: Earthquake Recording Instrumentation.
48. Appendix N: Replicable Buildings.

Related:

Building Code Related

1609837355, 9781609837358
1609837347, 9781609837341


Order Online
Order online: Secure ServerAdd the item(s) to your shopping cart and submit your order online through an encrypted secure server. Major Credit Cards and PayPal are accepted.

Mail your Order Order offline: Print an offline order form and Mail or Fax your order to us.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter
 Subscribe to Our Newsletter for New Product info, Announcements & Specials


Contact us
:
  Store@LicensedElectrician.com

VisaMastercardAmerican ExpressDiscoverPayPal
Policy/Contact info

 
Arc Flash Clothing (PPE)    Automotive    Blue Print Reading    Building Codes    Business/Office    Calculators/Measuring    DataComm-VDV Concrete    Construction    Cost Guides    Electrical 1   2     Electrical Exam Prep    Electrical-Supplies   Electrician-Tools    Electronics Emergency / Rescue    Estimating     Fire / Firefighting    Gifts    Green Bldg    HazMat    Hobby    HVAC-R    HVAC Exam Prep    HVAC-Tools   Inspection   Insulated-Tools   Legal   Low-Voltage   Maintenance   Motor Control / PLC    New / Specials    Plumbing   PPE    Rack-A-Tiers   Safety    Small-Engines    SmartBox    Software    Spanish    Test-Equipment    Tools    Utility    Voice-Data-Video    Welding    Work-Gear

Home ] Contents ] Feedback ] Search ] [ News ]
 

VisaMastercardAmerican ExpressDiscovereCheckPayPal
LicensedElectrician.com

Order Form
Policy/Contact info