Significant Changes to the 2009 International Codes

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SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL CODES®

Valuable resources for anyone using the International Codes! Each book offers a comprehensive yet practical analysis of the critical changes made between the 2006 and 2009 editions of the codes with hundreds of photos, illustrations and tables. Changes are identified then followed by in-depth discussion of how the change affects real-world application. Coverage reflects provisions with special significance, including new and innovative design ideas and technologies, modern materials and methods of construction, and current approaches to safety and stability. Authored by ICC code experts, these useful tools are “must-have” guides to the many important changes in the 2009 International Codes.

CHOOSE YOUR BOOK BELOW

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SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE
INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE
2009 EDITION (365 Pages)

Authors Doug Thornburg, AIA and John Henry, P.E.
#7024S09

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE
INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE
2009 EDITION (350 Pages)

Author Stephen A. Van Note
#7101S09

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE
2009 EDITION (300 Pages)

Author Scott Stookey
#7404S09

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE/
INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE/INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE
2009 EDITION (220 Pages)

Authors Bob Konyndyk, Scott Stookey and Jay Woodward
#7202S09

   More information or to purchase your 2009 I-Codes!
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Master the 2009 I-Codes now! ICC’s popular full-day seminars are now available for the 2009 I-Codes Significant Changes Series! Learn about the key changes between the 2006 and 2009 editions of the codes, from the very best instructors.
– 2009 IBC Significant Changes
– 2009 IRC Significant Changes
– 2009 IFC Significant Changes
– 2009 IPC, IMC and IFGC Significant
Changes
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2009 Study Companion Series

ICC’s Study Companions are the ideal way to master the code for everyday application or to prepare for exams. These comprehensive study guides provide practical learning assignments for independent study or instructor-led programs, college courses, or vocational training programs.

Each Study Companion is organized into study sessions that include:

  • learning objectives
  • key points for review
  • code text and commentary applicable to the specific topic
  • a helpful quiz at the end of each session

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2009 Green Residential Building Study Companion
The first self-study guide for the requirements of ICC 700-2008: National Green Building Standard™ and the referenced sections of the 2009 International Residential Code® and International Energy Conservation Code®.

  • 16 study sessions
  • 256 total questions
click to order! 2009 Accessibility Study Companion
Discusses accessibility requirements of the 2009 International Building Code® and ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: Guidelines for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.

  • 18 study sessions
  • 430 total questions
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2009 International Building Code® Study Companion
Addresses occupancy classification, types of construction, fire protection systems, fire-resistance-rated construction, means of egress, and more.

  • 18 study sessions
  • 630 total questions
click to order! 2009 International Residential Code® Study Companion
Discusses building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas and electrical provisions. Particular emphasis is placed on the building planning requirements of Chapter 3 and the floor, wall, ceiling, and roof framing provisions.

  • 18 study sessions
  • 630 total questions
Click to order! 2009 International Fire Code® Study Companion
Includes study sessions on general precautions against fire, fire service features, and fire protection systems. Other topics include flammable and combustible liquids, special occupancies, and hazardous materials.

  • 18 study sessions
  • 594 total questions
Click to order! 2009 Permit Technician Study Companion
Covers many of the subjects of specific interest to the permit technician. It contains 2009 International Building Code® information on administration, occupancy groups and types of construction as well as zoning and sign requirements of the 2009 International Zoning Code®. The Companion also references ICC’s Basic Code Enforcement as well as legal information found in Legal Aspects of Code Administration.

  • 14 study sessions
  • 350 total questions

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2009 International Plumbing Code® Study Companion
The Study Companion discusses numerous topics found in the 2009 IPC®, including general regulations, fixtures, water supply and distribution, sanitary drainage and vents.

Click to order!

 

2009 International Mechanical Code® Study Companion
General topics found in the 2009 IMC®, including equipment and appliance installation, exhaust and duct systems, chimneys and vents, specific appliances, and refrigeration are covered.
Click to order!

2009 International Energy Conservation® Code Study Companion

A comprehensive study guide to help you better understand the 2009 IECC®. It covers select topics of the code and includes code text, commentary and illustrations representing the provisions under discussion.

  • 20 study questions
  • 200 total questions

Looking for other 2009 I-Code® study tools? Check out the 2009 I-Code® Flash Cards!

2009/2010 Code Development Cycle

View the table below for the documentation of each phase of the 2009/2010 Code Development Cycle. The current phase is highlighted. Information is posted as the Code Development process proceeds.

The 2009 editions of the I-Codes are available in the ICC Store.

2009/2010 Code Development Information

Code Development Schedule

 

Updated: June 23, 2010
Call for Committees Application deadline of Jan. 3, 2009 has expired
Public Proposal Form Code change deadline of June 1, 2009 has expired

Proposed Changes

 

Posted: Aug. 25, 2009
Code Development Hearings (CDH) Oct. 24 – Nov. 11, 2009, Baltimore, MD

Hearing Schedule

 

Posted: July 23, 2009

Webcast

 

Link only active during Code Development Hearings

Code Development Hearings Results 

 

Final Results (includes Public Comment deadlines)
Posted: Nov. 16, 2009
Report of Hearings Posted: Dec. 17, 2009
Complete Summary of Final Action on all Code Changes
Word Format 
PDF Format 
Updated: Nov. 3, 2010
(Includes results from both Dallas and Charlotte FAH)
May 2010 Final Action Hearings Information

Public Comment Deadlines & Final Action Hearing Code Groupings 

Public Comments Information & Instructions

Comments due Feb. 8, 2010
Final Action Agenda
– Dallas Discussion Guide
– Dallas Discussion Guide 
Posted March 15, 2010

Final Action Hearings (FAH)

– Hearing Schedule

May 15–23, 2010
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Dallas, TX
Final Action Hearing Results Completed May 22, 2010
Oct. 2010 Final Action Hearings Information

Public Comment Deadlines & Final Action Hearing Code Groupings 

Public Comments Information & Instructions

Comments due July 1, 2010
Final Action Agenda
– Charlotte Discussion Guide
– Charlotte Discussion Guide 
– Final Action Agenda Updates 
– Final Action Agenda Update #2 
Updated Sept. 24, 2010

Final Action Hearings (FAH)

– Hearing Schedule

Oct. 25 & Oct. 27 – 31, 2010
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, NC
Final Action Hearing Results Final results. Hearings concluded Oct. 30th.