Significant Changes to
2009 IPC, IMC & IFGC
International Residential Code (IRC)
International Building Code
Changes to the
International Fuel Gas
by Robert G.
Konyndyk, Scott Stookey,
Tackle the latest
version of codes that the entire plumbing and HVACR industry’s code
officials, designers, and installers use every day with this
valuable new resource.
Designed to provide detailed insight into the
updates that have been made to the 2009 editions of the
International Plumbing, Mechanical, and Fuel Gas Codes®, this book
goes one step further by delving into the rationale of why such
changes were needed.
Code changes are also presented with a focus
on real-world application through examples, providing readers with
the practical knowledge needed to utilize and enforce the code in
- detailed illustrations offer
visualizations of important code requirements for
- professional insights offer
unique, easy-to-understand installation practices
- clear, straightforward
approach addresses readers of all skill levels
- also useful as a valuable
historical reference for years to come in reviewing
how and when the Code has evolved
- each change is accompanied by
either a photograph or an illustration to assist and
enhance the reader's understanding of the specific
- focuses squarely on those
provisions that have special significance, are
utilized frequently, or have had a change on the
Robert G. Konyndyk is Chief of the Plumbing Division
within the Bureau of Construction Codes and Fire Safety, Department
of Labor and Economic Growth, State of Michigan.
He is a licensed Master Plumber, a former plumbing contractor,
and a member of numerous plumbing code committees and associations
dealing with plumbing.
Scott Stookey is on the Senior Technical Staff for the
International Code Council in Washington, D.C..
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