Higher Education

2010 Florida Building Code - Building, 1st Edition

  • International Code Council (ICC)
  • ISBN-10: 1609831845  |  ISBN-13: 9781609831844
  • 672 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $98.25



Prepare your construction students to effectively accommodate Florida's unique environmental factors and the increasing complexity of building construction with this reliable, safety-focused resource. The 2010 FLORIDA BUILDING CODE – BUILDING is a valuable tool designed to provide your students with a solid knowledge of the most critical building codes. Based on the 2009 International Building Code®, it features chapters on accessibility and energy efficiency, as well as state regulations for licensed facilities. It is a single state building code that supersedes all local building codes, in an effort to provide uniformity, accountability, and consistency for code adoption and enforcement processes.

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Features and Benefits

  • Updated edition incorporates 2009 International Building Code to offer the latest, most relevant information available.
  • Loose-leaf format, with tabs included, offers users the ability to organize the information in a way that is most useful to them, whether on the job or in the office.
  • Coordinated with the Florida Fire Prevention Code to establish unified and consistent standards.
  • Produced by the International Code Council, an industry leader dedicated to developing comprehensive and coordinated national model construction codes.

Table of Contents

1. Administration.
2. Definitions.
3. Use and Occupancy Classification.
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.
10. Means of Egress.
11. Accessibility.
12. Interior Environment.
14. Exterior Walls.
15. Roff Assemblies and Rooftop Structures.
16. Structural Design.
17. Structural Tests and Special Inspections.
18. Soils and Foundations.
19. Concrete.
20. Aluminum.
21. Masonry.
22. Steel.
23. Wood.
24. Glass and Glazing.
25. Gypsum Board and Plaster.
26. Plastic.
27. Electrical.
28. Mechanical Systems.
29. Plumbing Systems.
30. Elevators and Conveying Systems.
31. Special Construction.
32. Encroachments into the Publich Right-of-Way.
33. Safeguards during Construction.
34. Existing Structures.
35. Referenced Standards.
36. Florida Fire Prevention Code.
Appendix A: Employee Qualifications (Reserved).
Appendix B: Chapter 9B-52, F.A.C. Florida Standard for Passive Radon-Resistant Construction.
Appendix C: Chapter 9B-53, F.A.C. Florida Standard for Mitigation of Radon in Existing Buildings.
Appendix D: Reserved.
Appendix E: Chapter 9B-67, F.A.C. Florida Standard for Radon-Resistant New Commercial Construction.
Appendix F: Rodent Proofing.
Appendix G: Flood-Resistant Construction.
Appendix H: Signs (Reserved).
Appendix I: Patio Covers (Reserved).
Appendix J: Grading (Reserved).
Appendix K: Administrative Provisions (Reserved).

What's New

  • Based on national model building codes and national consensus standards to ensure the most widely accepted guidelines from industry experts are conveyed.

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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.