ERIC Number: ED037980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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National Fire Codes. A Compilation of NFPA Codes, Standards, Recommended Practices, and Manuals. Volume 4: Building Construction and Facilities. 1969-70.
National Fire Protection Association, Boston, MA.
A selected group of NFPA codes and standards pertaining to building construction and facilities is presented. The recommendations are phrased in terms of performance or objectives, the intent being to permit the utilization of any methods, devices or materials which will produce the desired results. The major topics included are--(1) building materials and construction, (2) lighting systems, (3) mechanical equipment systems, (4) building construction and demolition operations, (5) building areas and heights, (6) tents, grandstands, and air-supported structures used for places of assembly, (7) safety to life from fire in buildings and structures, and (8) appliances and equipment for buildings. (TC)
Descriptors: Air Structures, Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Equipment, Facility Guidelines, Fire Protection, Lighting, Mechanical Equipment, Performance Criteria, Prevention, Standards
National Fire Protection Association, 60 Batterymarch Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02110
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Authoring Institution: National Fire Protection Association, Boston, MA.
Identifiers: National Fire Protection Association
Note: One of 10 volumes of the National Fire Codes published annually by the National Fire Protection Association