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2018 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook

Product Code/ISBN: 4000S18

The most comprehensive and visual companion guidebook to the 2018 International Building Code available on the market. This must-have guide makes it incredibly easy to understand and apply the code to your specific projects. If you have ever used the ICC codes then you know they can be thick and contain dense information. Understanding the code is critical to staying compliant. Make your job easier by grabbing a copy of the 2018 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook to make sure you understand and adhere to the newest code changes.

Once you grab your copy you will never leave the office or start another project without it. This manual includes information about everything you could possibly need in your job from means of egress to interior finishes to fire protection systems and special detailed requirements based on use and occupancy. No more complicated codes to break down and solve. Let this incredibly easy to use guide help you on your next project. Act fast and don’t delay getting your book today!

Table of Contents




  1. Scope and Administration
  2. Definitions
  3. Occupancy Classifications and Use
  4. Special Detailed Requirements Based on Occupancy and Use
  5. General Building Heights and Areas
  6. Types of Construction
  7. Fire and Smoke Protection Features
  8. Interior Finishes
  9. Fire Protection and Life-Safety Systems
  10. Means of Egress
  11. Accessibility
  12. Interior Environment
  13. Energy Efficiency
  14. Exterior Walls
  15. Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures
  16. Structural Design
  17. Special Inspections and Tests
  18. Soils and Foundations
  19. Concrete
  20. Aluminum
  21. Masonry
  22. Steel
  23. Wood
  24. Glass and Glazing
  25. Gypsum Boards, Gypsum Panel Products, and Plaster
  26. Plastic
  27. Electrical
  28. Mechanical
  29. Plumbing
  30. Elevators and Conveying Systems
  31. Special Construction
  32. Encroachments into the Public Right-of-Way
  33. Safeguards During Construction
  34. Reserved
  35. Reference Standards