The 2009 I-Codes are here –– and better than ever. These new codes are more user friendly and offer additional guidance, flexibility, and options for the design and construction of safe buildings in San Antonio.

2009 International Building Code®

2009 International Residential Code®

2009 International Fire Code®

2009 International Existing Building Code®

2009 International Plumbing Code®

2009 International Mechanical Code®

2009 International Fuel Gas Code®


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Find it fast with Turbo Tabs

Flip through the code and find frequently used sections fast with Turbo Tabs. Check out the Code and Tab combos listed for each individual I-Code or purchase individual Turbo Tabs online.

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This powerful tool contains the complete searchable text of the 2009 International Codes®. Available in single user, network, or the new volume licensing format, I-Quest’s Microsoft Fast Folio® search engine allows you to:

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  • Utilize hyperlinks to sections and tables within each code
  • Copy and paste text, figures, and tables
  • Highlight and bookmark frequently used sections
  • Add your own able notes to text or hide them
  • Use the “Update” feature to keep your code current

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Search easily through the 2009 I-Codes® in PDF format using Adobe® Reader® version 8.0 or later, and use the “Update” feature to keep your code current! View all of the text, illustrations, figures, equations, tables, and margin rulings. The Single Seat version allows for installation on one computer and a backup installation. Volume Licensing allows for the installation based on the number of seats purchased. Mac and Windows® compatible.

Must-Have Resources to help you apply the code.

Significant Changes to the 2009 International Codes

Understanding changes has never been more simple!

Significant Changes to the International Building Code®, 2009 Edition

Significant Changes to the International Residential Code®, 2009 Edition

Significant Changes to the International Fire Code®, 2009 Edition

Significant Changes to the International Plumbing Code®/International Mechanical Code®/International Fuel Gas Code®, 2009 Edition


2009 International Code and Commentaries

Each Code and Commentary includes the full text of the code, including tables and figures, followed by corresponding commentary at the end of each section in one document. The CD-ROM versions contain the complete text of each Code and Commentary in PDF format. Search text, figures and tables; or copy and paste small excerpts from code provisions into correspondence or reports using Adobe® Reader®.

Now Available!

2009 IBC® Code and Commentary, Vols. 1 & 2


Coming in April!

2009 IFC® Code and Commentary
2009 IRC® Code and Commentary, Vols. 1 & 2

Coming Summer 2010

2009 IEBC® Code and Commentary
2009 IPC® Code and Commentary
2009 IMC® Code and Commentary
2009 IFGC® Code and Commentary


Code Changes Resource Collection Series: Approved Code Changes Resulting In the 2009 I-Codes®

Now you can reference all published information for successful code changes including submitted changes, committee actions and modifications, assembly actions, successful public comments, and final actions! Available exclusively online as PDF downloads.


2009 IBC® Handbooks

Detailed code discussion direct from the publisher!

2009 IBC® Handbook: Fire- and Life-Safety Provisions

2009 IBC® Handbook: Structural Provisions

2009 IBC® Handbook Combo


Building Code Basics, Based on the 2009 I-Codes®

A new series that breaks down the code in an easy-to read format using noncode language. Technically accurate and easy to understand, these are the perfect resources for architects, plan reviewers, inspectors, permit technicians, and contractors.

Building Code Basics: Building, Based on the 2009 IBC®

Building Code Basics: Based on the 2009 IRC®

Building Code Basics: Fire, Based on the 2009 IFC®


Extendex: An Extended Index to the 2009 I-Codes®

A unique reference that contains a list of topics that reaches far beyond the standard index included with the code. Extendex makes it easy to find what you’re looking for!

Extendex: Extended Index to the 2009 IBC®

Extendex: Extended Index to the 2009 IRC®

Extendex: Extended Index to the 2009 IFC®


STUDY TOOLS to help you prepare for new exams

2009 I-Codes® Study Companion Series

The ideal way to master the code for everyday application or prepare for exams!

2009 I-Codes® Flash Cards

Flash Cards provide code users, students, and exam candidates with an effective, time-tested study method.

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