Building Code & Design Criteria Information

Design Criteria

  • 2012 International Building Code (IBC) or International Residential Code (IRC)
  • Frost depth 36 inches
  • Seismic zone D or C
  • The ground snow load varies: call for load
  • Three second gust speed of 115
  • Exposure C
  • 1500 pound soils

Building Codes

  • International Building Code IBC - 2012
  • International Residential Code IRC - 2012
  • Uniform Mechanical Code UMC - 2012
  • Uniform Plumbing Code UPC - 2012
  • National Electric Code NEC - 2008
  • International Fire Code - 2012 (Including App. B, C, F, H)
  • Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings - 1997
  • International Energy Conservation Code - 2009
  • Electrical Load Calculations for Single Family Dwellings