More Views

2018 International Building Code® Study Companion

Quantity Format Price Member Price Member Savings

Soft Cover

Item #:4017S18

volume discount
Member Price:
volume discount
Member Savings:

Front Matter (Title Page, TOC, Preface and Forward)

Sample pages

The 2018 International Building Code® Study Companion is a comprehensive self-study guide for the requirements of the 2018 International Building Code®. It addresses occupancy classification, types of construction, fire protection systems, fire-resistance-rated construction, means of egress, and more.

The Companion’s 18 study sessions provide practical learning assignments and contain specific learning objectives, applicable code text and commentary, and a list of questions summarizing key points for study. A 35-question quiz is provided at the end of each study session enabling users to test their knowledge of the material. An answer key indicates the correct response and reference for each of the 630 total questions.


  • 18 study sessions
  • 630 total study questions with answer key and code references
  • Applicable code text and code clarification
  • Helpful illustrations provide additional clarification of provisions

An essential study tool for engineers, architects, inspectors, building officials, plan examiners and anyone wanting to learn the code.

Steve Thomas (bio)

Steve Thomas

  Stephen Thomas

Steve Thomas, CBO, has twenty-four years experience in working with building codes including plan reviews, inspections and administration. Starting a building code-consulting firm in 1999, he now serves as the Building Official for Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. His firm provides building code consulting services for governmental agencies and architectural firms and educational seminars on building codes nationwide. Mr. Thomas currently serves on the ICC Means of Egress Code Development Committee. He has presented building code classes for the last 17 years and provides an interesting and engaging look at building codes. He instructs IBC and IRC seminars.