||Enrich your knowledge of critical building codes with this remarkable resource that marks the second half of the two-volume 2009 International Building Code? Commentary set. Picking up where the first volume left off, this book tackles chapters 16 through 35 of the 2009 IBC?, presenting the full text of the code alongside an in-depth commentary. This commentary provides supplemental information that is vital to developing a working knowledge of the code, including implications of its requirements, the best methods for successfully and effectively applying it, and the potential consequences of not adhering to it. Developed to reinforce key code concepts and make them easier to apply in real-world situations, this is an indispensable reference for code officials, engineers, architects, inspectors, plans examiners, contractors, and anyone seeking a better understanding of the 2009 IBC?.