Gain full access to the most critical updates to the California Building Code, the real-world application of those changes, and why they originated – all in a single, easy-to-use resource. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE, 2013 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of the significant changes in the new code, offering key insights into its contents and its implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and nonstructural provisions. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the change as newly-added text, a modification of the existing language, or deleted text. Accompanying each change is a detailed illustration or example, which brings the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The books attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2010 edition of the California Building Code to the new 2013 edition.