A comprehensive visual guide to the 2021 International Building Code®—fully updated for the latest regulations
Thoroughly revised to reflect the International Code Council’s 2021 International Building Code®, this full-color guide makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC® provisions and achieve compliance. With an emphasis on structural and fire- and life-safety requirements, including building classification and means of egress regulations, this practical resource contains hundreds of user-friendly diagrams that clarify the application and intent of the IBC®. Designed to save you time and money, the2021 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbookprovides all the information you need to get construction jobs done right, on time, and up to the requirements of the 2021 IBC®.
Coverage includes the 2021 IBC®:
Scope and Administration
Occupancy Classification and Use
Special Detailed Requirements Based on Occupancy and Use
General Building Heights and Areas
Types of Construction
Fire and Smoke Protection Features
Fire Protection and Life-Safety Systems
Means of Egress
Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures
Special Inspections and Tests
Soils and Foundations
Glass and Glazing
Gypsum Board, Gypsum Panel Products, and Plaster
Elevators and Conveying Systems
Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way
Safeguards During Construction
Appendices A through O
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