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International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015)

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Preface

Effective Use of the International Building Code

Legislation

Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 Use and Occupancy Classification

Chapter 4 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy

Chapter 5 General Building Heights and Areas

Chapter 6 Types of Construction

Chapter 7 Fire and Smoke Protection Features

Chapter 8 Interior Finishes

Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 10 Means of Egress

Chapter 11 Accessibility

Chapter 12 Interior Environment

Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency

Chapter 14 Exterior Walls

Chapter 15 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures

Chapter 16 Structural Design

Chapter 17 Special Inspections and Tests

Chapter 18 Soils and Foundations

Chapter 19 Concrete

Chapter 20 Aluminum

Chapter 21 Masonry

Chapter 22 Steel

Chapter 23 Wood

Chapter 24 Glass and Glazing

Chapter 25 Gypsum Board, Gypsum Panel Products and Plaster

Chapter 26 Plastic

Chapter 27 Electrical

Chapter 28 Mechanical Systems

Chapter 29 Plumbing Systems

Chapter 30 Elevators and Conveying Systems

Chapter 31 Special Construction

Chapter 32 Encroachments Into the Public Right-Of-Way

Chapter 33 Safeguards During Construction

Chapter 34 Reserved

Chapter 34 EXISTING BUILDING CODE

Chapter 35 Referenced Standards

Appendix A Employee Qualifications

Appendix B Board of Appeals

Appendix C GROUP U—AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS

Appendix D Fire Districts

Appendix E Supplementary Accessibility Requirements

Appendix F Rodentproofing

Appendix G Flood-Resistant Construction

Appendix G FLOOD-RESISTANT CONSTRUCTION IN COASTAL DUNES

Appendix H Signs

Appendix I Patio Covers

Appendix J Grading

Appendix K Administrative Provisions

Appendix L Earthquake Recording Instrumentation

Appendix M Tsunami-Generated Flood Hazard

Appendix AA Stretch Energy Code

AA101 Purpose and Adoption

STATE AMENDMENT
The purpose of the stretch energy code is to provide a more energy efficient code alternative for new buildings. The stretch energy code may be adopted or rescinded by any municipality in the commonwealth in the manner prescribed by law.

AA102 Applicability

STATE AMENDMENT
Municipalities that have adopted the stretch energy code shall use the energy efficiency requirements of this appendix as provided below. These requirements replace all previous stretch energy code requirements.

AA103 New Buildings

STATE AMENDMENT

AA103.1 R-use Buildings

STATE AMENDMENT
In all R-use buildings, of four stories or less above grade plane with one or more dwelling units, each dwelling unit shall comply with section N1106 (R406) of 780 CMR 51.00: Massachusetts Residential Code (ResidentialCode).
All buildings over 100,000 ft2, and new supermarkets, laboratories and conditioned warehouses over 40,000 ft2 shall comply with 780 CMR 13.00 and shall demonstrate energy use per square foot at least 10% below the energy requirements of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 APPENDIX G Performance Rating Method on either a site or source energy basis. The additional Efficiency Package Options selected per C406.1 shall be included in calculating the baseline building performance value.

EXCEPTION: Exclusively R-use buildings complying with AA 103.1 dwelling unit requirements.

AA103.3 Other New Buildings

STATE AMENDMENT
New buildings not covered in AA103.1 and AA103.2 shall comply with 780 CMR 13.00 or Chapter 11 of 780 CMR 51.00: Massachusetts Residential Code as applicable based on the use and occupancy of the building.

AA104 Existing Buildings

STATE AMENDMENT
For alterations, renovations, additions or repairs of existing buildings in these municipalities the energy efficiency requirements of 780 CMR 13.00 or Chapter 11 of 780 CMR 51.00: Massachusetts Residential Code shall be used as applicable based on the use and occupancy of the building.
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