Higher Education

Building Code Basics: Commercial; Based on the International Building Code, 2nd Edition

  • International Code Council (ICC)
  • ISBN-10: 1133283357  |  ISBN-13: 9781133283355
  • 224 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $32.25

About

Overview

When you introduce your students to the International Building Code® (IBC®), do it with a resource that was designed especially for them – do it with BUILDING CODE BASICS. Aimed at first-time users of the Code, the book explores its base requirements in a straightforward, easy-to-read format. From technical jargon to the IBC’s more complex regulations, it simplifies critical concepts so that students can begin to build a foundation for learning and applying the Code. This valuable guide is based on the 2012 edition of the IBC, making it an up-to-date, step-by-step guide to understanding and applying its provisions. 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.

Features and Benefits

  • Updated to the 2012 International Building Code®.
  • Detailed illustrations and tables enhance comprehension and help students to visualize complex codes.
  • Practical, on-the-job scenarios provide a real-world context for the information and aid students in learning how to apply the Code.

What's New

  • Strategic topic organization reflects the structure of the 2012 IBC®, which facilitates understanding and draws clear parallels between the technical requirements and how to use them.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Significant Changes to the International Building Code 2012 Edition  (ISBN-10: 1111542465 | ISBN-13: 9781111542467)

Give your student full access to the most critical updates to the International 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 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® 2012 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of the significant changes in the new 2012 International Building Code®, offering key insights into its contents 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 are detailed illustrations and concrete examples, which bring the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The book's attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2009 IBC® to the new 2012 edition. 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.

List Price = $44.95  | CengageBrain Price = $44.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $33.75

2012 International Building Code  (ISBN-10: 1609830393 | ISBN-13: 9781609830397)

Featuring time-tested safety concepts and the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® LOOSE-LEAF version offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications for all types of buildings except those which are detached one and two family homes and townhouses not more than 3 stories high. This loose-leaf version gives students the ability to easily remove pages of the code from the three-ring binder for ease of reading. The content in this code book is developed in the context of the broad-based principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs, making this an essential reference guide for anyone seeking a strong working knowledge of building systems. 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.

List Price = $159.00  | CengageBrain Price = $159.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $119.00

2012 International Building Code  (ISBN-10: 1609830407 | ISBN-13: 9781609830403)

Featuring time-tested safety concepts and the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® SOFTCOVER version offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications for all types of buildings except those which are detached one and two family homes and townhouses not more than 3 stories high. The content in this code book is developed in the context of the broad-based principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs, making this an essential reference guide for students seeking a strong working knowledge of building systems. 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.

List Price = $139.00  | CengageBrain Price = $139.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $104.00

2012 International Building Code Turbo Tabs for Loose Leaf Edition  (ISBN-10: 1609831012 | ISBN-13: 9781609831011)

Give your students the tools to personalize and organize their 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODEBOOKS with updated, easy-to-use TURBO TABS. Packaged as pre-printed, full-page inserts, these handy tabs will highlight the most frequently referenced sections of the latest version of the International Building Code. They have been strategically designed by industry experts so that students can quickly and efficiently access the information they need, when they need it. 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.

List Price = $17.95  | CengageBrain Price = $17.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $14.50

2012 International Building Code Turbo Tabs for Soft Cover Edition  (ISBN-10: 1609831020 | ISBN-13: 9781609831028)

Give your students the tools to customize their 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODEBOOKS with updated, easy-to-use TURBO TABS. These handy tabs will highlight the most frequently referenced sections of the latest version of the International Building Code. They have been strategically designed by industry experts so that students can quickly and efficiently access the information they need, when they need it. 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.

List Price = $16.95  | CengageBrain Price = $16.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $13.50

Student Supplements

Significant Changes to the International Building Code 2012 Edition  (ISBN-10: 1111542465 | ISBN-13: 9781111542467)

Gain full access to the most critical updates to the International 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 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® 2012 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of the significant changes in the new 2012 International Building Code®, offering key insights into its contents 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 are detailed illustrations and concrete examples, which bring the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The book's attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2009 IBC® to the new 2012 edition. 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.

List Price = $44.95  | CengageBrain Price = $44.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $33.75

2012 International Building Code  (ISBN-10: 1609830393 | ISBN-13: 9781609830397)

Featuring time-tested safety concepts and the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® LOOSE-LEAF version offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications for all types of buildings except those which are detached one and two family homes and townhouses not more than 3 stories high. This loose-leaf version gives students the ability to easily remove pages of the code from the three-ring binder for ease of reading. The content in this code book is developed in the context of the broad-based principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs, making this an essential reference guide for anyone seeking a strong working knowledge of building systems. 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.

List Price = $159.00  | CengageBrain Price = $159.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $119.00

2012 International Building Code  (ISBN-10: 1609830407 | ISBN-13: 9781609830403)

Featuring time-tested safety concepts and the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE® SOFT COVER version offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications for all types of buildings except those which are detached one and two family homes and townhouses not more than 3 stories high. The content in this code book is developed in the context of the broad-based principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs, making this an essential reference guide for students seeking a strong working knowledge of building systems. 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.

List Price = $139.00  | CengageBrain Price = $139.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $104.00

2012 International Building Code Turbo Tabs for Loose Leaf Edition  (ISBN-10: 1609831012 | ISBN-13: 9781609831011)

Personalize and organize your 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODEBOOK with updated, easy-to-use TURBO TABS. Packaged as pre-printed, full-page inserts, these handy tabs will highlight the most frequently referenced sections of the latest version of the International Building Code. They have been strategically designed by industry experts so that students can quickly and efficiently access the information they need, when they need it. 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.

List Price = $17.95  | CengageBrain Price = $17.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $14.50

2012 International Building Code Turbo Tabs for Soft Cover Edition  (ISBN-10: 1609831020 | ISBN-13: 9781609831028)

Customize your 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODEBOOK with updated, easy-to-use TURBO TABS. These handy tabs will highlight the most frequently referenced sections of the latest version of the International Building Code. They have been strategically designed by industry experts so that students can quickly and efficiently access the information they need, when they need it. 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.

List Price = $16.95  | CengageBrain Price = $16.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $13.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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.