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Fire Code Essentials, 2018 Edition

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Overview

Fire Code Essentials: Based on the 2018 International Fire Code® (IFC®) is designed to explore the proper application and use of the 2018 IFC by providing detailed guidance on the most critical code provisions. This book begins with an explanation of occupancy classifications that establishes the foundation readers will build on as they progress through subsequent content. The book is then divided into six parts covering topics such as legal aspects of code administration, fire fighter response and access to buildings, water supplies, fire protection systems, hazards in buildings and communities, storage and use of hazardous materials and much more. Straightforward and easy to read, it is an indispensable tool for both new and experienced code users, including fire inspectors, building code officials, fire marshals, fire plans examiners, design professionals, environmental health professionals, facility managers and fire fighters alike.

Look Inside for These Outstanding Features:

  • Updated content accurately reflecting the requirements of the 2018 International Fire Code®
  • Detailed, full-color illustrations and tables to help users visualize code language, transforming it into easy-to-understand concepts
  • “Code Essentials” and “You Should Know” topics that reinforce the content and offer helpful snapshots of the basics
  • References to corresponding code sections, providing added value as a companion guide to the IFC
  • Glossary of code and construction terms to clarify critical terminology, explaining it in the context of the code
  • Detailed, real-world examples facilitating comprehension of code application and methods for determining code compliance
Details
ISBN:
978-1-60983-786-0
Author:
Kevin Scott (bio)

Kevin Scott

Kevin ScottKevin Scott is President of KH Scott & Associates LLC. Kevin has extensive experience in the development of fire safety, building safety and hazardous materials regulations. Kevin has actively worked for over twenty five years in the development of fire code, building code and fire safety regulations at the local, state, national, and international levels. Kevin previously worked as a Senior Regional Manager with the International Code Council. And before that, he was Deputy Chief for the Kern County Fire Department, California where he worked for 30 years. He has developed and presented many seminars on a variety of technical subjects including means of egress, high-piled combustible storage, hazardous materials, and plan review and inspection practices.

Publisher:
ICC
p>Fire Code Essentials: Based on the 2018 International Fire Code® (IFC®) is designed to explore the proper application and use of the 2018 IFC by providing detailed guidance on the most critical code provisions. This book begins with an explanation of occupancy classifications that establishes the foundation readers will build on as they progress through subsequent content. The book is then divided into six parts covering topics such as legal aspects of code administration, fire fighter response and access to buildings, water supplies, fire protection systems, hazards in buildings and communities, storage and use of hazardous materials and much more. Straightforward and easy to read, it is an indispensable tool for both new and experienced code users, including fire inspectors, building code officials, fire marshals, fire plans examiners, design professionals, environmental health professionals, facility managers and fire fighters alike.

Look Inside for These Outstanding Features:

  • Updated content accurately reflecting the requirements of the 2018 International Fire Code®
  • Detailed, full-color illustrations and tables to help users visualize code language, transforming it into easy-to-understand concepts
  • “Code Essentials” and “You Should Know” topics that reinforce the content and offer helpful snapshots of the basics
  • References to corresponding code sections, providing added value as a companion guide to the IFC
  • Glossary of code and construction terms to clarify critical terminology, explaining it in the context of the code
  • Detailed, real-world examples facilitating comprehension of code application and methods for determining code compliance