International Residential Code


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International Residential Code

(IRC)
The one- and two-family dwelling model building code copyrighted by the International Code Council. The IRC is meant to be a stand-alone code compatible with the three national building codes—the Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA) National code, the Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) code, and the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) code.
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He presents an illustrated text explaining the basics of the international residential code for people with a basic understanding of conventional dwelling construction but less than a complete knowledge of the International Residential Code.
However, the International Residential Code (IRC) for One- and Two-Family Dwellings focuses more on standards than penalties.
In September, the International Code Council incorporated specific standards regarding the use of EIFS into the 2009 International Building Code and International Residential Code.
The ePTPE system restores all plumbing to International Plumbing Code and International Residential Code standards.
The house meets standards of the International Residential Code 2006.
Back in September, CLMA had proposed a code change to the International Residential Code (IRC) that would add ASTM D 7032-04, Standard Specification for Establishing Performance Ratings for Wood-Plastic Composite Boards and Guardrail Systems.
The Texas Legislature approved the adoption of the International Code Council's (ICC) International Residential Code for one- and two-family dwellings.
The International Residential Code (IRC) requires fire sprinklers in all new homes.
Moreover, since 90 percent of all tornadoes never exceed EF-2, wind resistant building practices like those included in the 2012 International Residential Code can dramatically improve building performance in tornado outbreaks.
All of Royal Oaks Building Group's homes in the community will be ENERGY STAR[R] certified, meaning they will be verified as at least 15 percent more energy-efficient than homes built to the program's 2004 International Residential Code.
Originally published in 1983, the sixth edition reflects the 2006 editions of the International Building Code and the International Residential Code.
Instead, the group will now develop California codes based on the International Code Council's (ICC) family of building codes, specifically the International Building Code (IBC), International Fire Code (IFC) and International Residential Code ORC).
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