Significant Changes to the IPC®, IMC®, and IFGC®, 2012 Edition


If you are sorting through a key code – whether it is the International Plumbing, Mechanical, or Fuel Gas Codes® can be a daunting task. So when a code update occurs, you may feel even more overwhelmed. Fortunately, there is a resource that will break down all three of these codes so that you can easily identify key changes and their real-world applications Significant Changes to the International Plumbing Code®, International Mechanical Code®, and International Fuel Gas Code®, 2012 Edition addresses more than 125 of the most crucial changes contained in these codes. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the type of change: newly added text, a modification of the existing language, or deleted text. Accompanying each change are detailed illustrations and practical examples, which clarify some of the technical jargon and make the content more relevant.


  • Clarifies the complex language of the code with full-color illustrations for every significant change that enhance comprehension and reduce the potential for misinterpretation.
  • Facilitates quick and accurate identification of key information with a logical organization that follows the layout of the code, including code articles and section number format.
  • Improves understanding with detailed table of contents, part summaries, and change summaries.
  • Provides clear notations of all key changes, including strike-through for deleted code language and underlines for new code text.