Significant Changes to the International Residential Code 2018 Edition
SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE®, 2018 Edition, provides a comprehensive analysis of notable changes since the 2015 IRC®–including the origins, implications, and real-world applications of those changes–within a single, easy-to-use resource.
The text covers changes made to building, energy, mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing, and electrical provisions of the IRC. Each analysis presents the affected code sections and identifies changes with strikethroughs and underlines to highlight modifications to the existing language. In addition, a brief summary, detailed illustrations, and thoughtful discussion of the changes’ significance help readers interpret the code’s technical jargon and understand its practical applications to real-world scenarios. Close attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough, yet concise coverage makes this text an ideal resource for students and professionals transitioning from the 2015 IRC.