The updated 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code Handbook
Item #: 101HB12
Author: Ron Coté, P.E. and Gregory E. Harrington, P.E. Publisher: NFPA Format: Paperback
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Take the fast track to compliance! The 2012 NFPA 101 Handbook puts practical answers to Code questions at your fingertips so you're ready to apply requirements correctly.
The decisions you make on the job affect lives. That’s why when a new Life Safety Code edition comes out, there’s no room for error and no time to lose. You need to get up-to-speed fast so you can hit the ground running, comply right the first time, and avoid costly mistakes, violations, and job delays. Your best source for the knowledge you need to master new requirements is the 2012 NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Handbook.
Written by leading life safety authorities, this essential full-color NFPA 101 companion provides total compliance support with:
Code text for new and existing buildings presented side-by-side for easy comparison -- this feature alone makes the Handbook a must!
The full 2012 Life Safety Code text for easy access
Expert commentary explains the reasoning and intent behind provisions and provide hands-on examples of how to apply rules, including new and revised provisions affecting health care occupancies, high-rise buildings, CO detection and alarms, and elevator use for occupant evacuation.
More visuals than ever before! 300 photos and 400 charts, tables, illustrations, and diagrams -- not found in the Code -- all in full color for better visual clarification of NFPA 101 provisions
Vertical rules alert you to Code additions and bullets signal deletions, so it’s easy to see what’s different in this edition.
Matrix comparing the 2009 and 2012 NFPA 101 provides an overview of technical/substantive changes at-a-glance.
Life safety depends on you. Shorten the learning curve on the new Code and save lives.
Whether you're an architect, designer, contractor, engineer, AHJ, or inspector, you can depend on the 2012 Life Safety Code Handbook to make sure requirements are applied properly to protect building occupants. (Hardbound, Approx. 1,392 pp., 2012)
Table of Contents:
2 Referenced Publicationss
5 Performance-Based Option
6 Classifi cation of Occupancy and Hazard of Contents
7 Means of Egress
8 Features of Fire Protection
9 Building Service and Fire Protection Equipment
10 Interior Finish, Contents, and Furnishings
11 Special Structures and High-Rise Buildings
12/13 New and Existing Assembly Occupancies
12/13.7 Operating Features
14/15 New and Existing Educational Occupancies
16/17 New and Existing Day-Care Occupancies
18/19 New and Existing Health Care Occupancies
20/21 New and Existing Ambulatory Health Care Occupancies
22/23 New and Existing Detention and Correctional Occupancies
24 One- and Two-Family Dwellings
24.5 Building Services
26 Lodging or Rooming Houses
28/29 New and Existing Hotels and Dormitories
30/31 New and Existing Apartment Buildings
32/33 New and Existing Residential Board and Care Occupancies