Project #62096 - Building Code

The project in the course is a comprehensive course-level assessment on various aspects of building codes. It is due for submission in Week 6. The project requires you to select a building and then evaluate the building against all the 2012 theInternational Building Code (IBC) requirements.

Course Objectives Tested:

1. Evaluate the importance of building codes in reducing property damage, personal injury, and human fatality.

2. Assess the reliability of individual protection systems and strategies in achieving the design performance level for a given building or structure.

3. Analyze the design performance levels to which a structure should perform when subjected to events such as fires and natural hazards.

4. Assess the installation processes of equipment and appliances for potential ignition hazard.

5. Examine the interior environment in terms of air quality, human health, and building durability.

6. Explore the means of egress of a structure for compliance of design and construction with the design performance level.

7. Analyze the requirements for an energy-efficient design based on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) to achieve a maximum sustainable design.

8. Evaluate the forces acting on a structure to achieve a particular performance level.

9. Compare the drainage of a structure for compliance with local building and performance codes to ensure structural safety.

10. Explore the user safety requirements of a construction site, structure, or facility for quality materials and accessibility.

PM3450 Project 2 PROJECT SUBMISSION PLAN Description/Requirements of Project Evaluation Criteria Assessment Preparation Checklist: To prepare for the project, go through the key readings and assessments of the previous weeks and the corresponding online lessons because the project is an amalgamation of the skills you have learned until now in the course.

Project: Evaluating a Building Select a building in the ITT Tech Virtual Library by using the following navigation path: ITT Tech Virtual Library> School of Study> School of Drafting and Design> Recommended Links> Building Types Study.

The building must be classified within 1 of the 10 occupancy group classifications, for example, schools, churches or religious facilities, business offices, factories, hotels or apartment homes, and storage facilities. Perform the following tasks:

Cite the reasons for selecting the building. Assess the building against all the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) requirements.

Make recommendations for upgrades of the building components that do not comply to the building codes. Submission Requirements: Submit a Microsoft Word document with the following specifications: Font: Arial, Size 12, double-space Citation Style: APA Length: 8–10 pages

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Due By (Pacific Time) 03/15/2015 07:00 pm
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