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2018 International Existing Building Code Handbook

Author/EditorKimball, Chris (Author)
ISBN: 9781260134780
Pub Date18/08/2019
BindingHardback
Pages256
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Renovate, repair, or retrofit existing buildings in complete compliance with the 2018 IEBC
This practical guide shows, step by step, how to apply the provisions of the 2018 International Existing Building Code (R) (IEBC) when performing repairs, change of occupancy retrofits, and seismic evaluations in buildings of all sizes. The book contains all the information you need to understand with the complex provisions in the code and apply them properly to meet structural safety requirements.
2018 International Existing Building Code Handbook (R) opens with an overview of the IEBC and of permits, construction documents, and other administration requirements. It goes on to explain the three different project methods that can be followed under the IEBC-the prescriptive method, the work area method, and the performance compliance method. Throughout, flowcharts and illustrated examples clearly demonstrate the proper application of the code in real-world projects.
*Fully aligns with the 2018 International Existing Building Code (R) *Covers prescriptive, work area, and performance compliance methods*Written by an ICC MCP who has conducted numerous seminars on the IEBC

Renovate, repair, or retrofit existing buildings in complete compliance with the 2018 IEBC
This practical guide shows, step by step, how to apply the provisions of the 2018 International Existing Building Code (R) (IEBC) when performing repairs, change of occupancy retrofits, and seismic evaluations in buildings of all sizes. The book contains all the information you need to understand with the complex provisions in the code and apply them properly to meet structural safety requirements.
2018 International Existing Building Code Handbook (R) opens with an overview of the IEBC and of permits, construction documents, and other administration requirements. It goes on to explain the three different project methods that can be followed under the IEBC-the prescriptive method, the work area method, and the performance compliance method. Throughout, flowcharts and illustrated examples clearly demonstrate the proper application of the code in real-world projects.
*Fully aligns with the 2018 International Existing Building Code (R) *Covers prescriptive, work area, and performance compliance methods*Written by an ICC MCP who has conducted numerous seminars on the IEBC

About the Author About the International Code Council Contents Preface Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Building Code History 1.1.1 King Hammurabi (1758 B.C.) 1.1.2 Great Fire of London (1666) 1.1.3 Chicago Fire of 1871 and the "Great Rebuilding" 1.1.4 1905 National Building Code 1.1.5 UBC, SBCC, and BOCA 1.1.6 The International Codes 1.1.7 History of the IEBC 1.2 Why the IEBC? 1.3 Scope 1.4 Key Terms 1.5 Layout 1.5.1 Compliance methods 1.5.2 Repairs 1.5.3 Moved buildings 1.5.4 Referenced standards 1.5.5 Appendices 1.6 2018 IEBC Updates Chapter 2 Administration 2.1 Duties of the Building Department 2.2 Work Requiring a Permit 2.3 Permit Submittals 2.3.1 Construction documents (IEBC 106.2) 2.3.2 Geotechnical investigations 2.3.3 Structural calculations 2.3.4 Energy compliance reports 2.3.5 Special inspection and structural observation programs 2.3.6 Investigation and evaluation reports 2.4 Inspections 2.5 Certificate of Occupancy 2.6 Board of Appeals 2.7 Violations and Stop Work Orders 2.8 Unsafe Buildings Chapter 3 Common Provisions 3.1 Introduction 3.2 General Provisions 3.2.1 Dangerous conditions 3.2.2 Additional codes 3.2.3 Existing materials 3.2.4 New and replacement materials 3.2.5 Occupancy and use 3.3 Structural Requirements 3.3.1 Live loads 3.3.2 Snow loads 3.3.3 Seismic evaluations 3.4 ASCE 41-17 3.4.1 Performance objective 3.4.2 Evaluation tiers 3.4.3 Rehabilitation tiers 3.4.4 Evaluation report requirements 3.4.5 Special inspections and testing 3.4.6 Third-party peer review 3.5 In Situ Load Tests 3.6 Accessibility 3.6.1 Background 3.6.2 Existing buildings 3.6.3 Technical infeasibility 3.6.4 Primary function area 3.6.5 Change of occupancy 3.6.6 Additions 3.6.7 Alterations 3.6.8 Primary function areas 3.6.9 Scoping for alterations 3.6.10 Historic buildings Chapter 4 Repairs 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Flood Hazard Areas 4.2.1 Substantial improvement versus substantial damage 4.2.2 Code official determination 4.2.3 Examples 4.2.4 Building inspections 4.3 Safety Glazing 4.3.1 Glazing in and near doors 4.3.2 Glazing in windows 4.3.3 Glazing in guards and railings 4.3.4 Glazing and wet surfaces 4.3.5 Glazing near stairs and ramps 4.4 Fire Protection and Means of Egress 4.4.1 Fire protection 4.4.2 Means of egress 4.5 Structural 4.5.1 Substantial structural damage 4.5.2 Disproportionate earthquake damage 4.5.3 Less than substantial 4.6 Electrical 4.6.1 Receptacles 4.6.2 Plug fuses 4.6.3 Nongrounding-type receptacles 4.6.4 Group I-2 receptacles 4.6.5 Grounding of appliances 4.7 Mechanical 4.8 Plumbing Chapter 5 Prescriptive Method 5.1 General 5.2 Additions 5.2.1 Disproportionate earthquake damage 5.2.2 Flood hazard areas 5.2.3 Gravity structural elements 5.2.4 Lateral structural elements 5.2.5 Smoke alarms 5.2.6 Carbon monoxide alarms 5.2.7 Additions to Group E 5.3 Alterations 5.3.1 Flood hazard areas 5.3.2 Gravity structural elements 5.3.3 Lateral structural elements 5.3.4 Seismic Design Category F 5.3.5 Bracing of URM parapets during reroof 5.3.6 Anchorage of concrete or masonry walls 5.3.7 Anchorage of URM walls 5.3.8 Bracing of URM parapets due to alteration 5.3.9 Anchorage of URM partitions 5.3.10 Substantial structural alteration 5.3.11 Roof diaphragms in high wind 5.3.12 Voluntary LFRS upgrade 5.3.13 Smoke alarms 5.3.14 Carbon monoxide alarms 5.3.15 Refuge areas 5.4 Fire Escapes 5.4.1 Location 5.4.2 Construction 5.4.3 Dimensions 5.4.4 Opening protectives 5.5 Window Replacement 5.5.1 Opening control devices 5.5.2 Emergency escape and rescue openings 5.6 Change of Occupancy 5.6.1 Change of occupancy classification 5.6.2 Change from one grou

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