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1 American Society for Healthcare Engineering Code Summary Report

2 CODE SUMMARY HEALTH CARE NEW BUILDINGS This code summary is based on the following codes: 2000 Edition NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code (LSC), as adopted by The Joint Commission and CMS 2009 Edition NFPA Edition NFPA 101 (Based on proposed changes outlined in the ROC ballot results. Additional changes may be needed in July, 2011 after membership vote is finalized.) 2009 Edition International Building Code 1999 Edition of NFPA 99, Standard for Health care Facilities as referenced by 2000 NFPA Edition of NFPA 99, Standard for Health care Facilities as referenced by 2009 NFPA Edition of NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers as referenced by 2000 NFPA Edition of NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers as referenced by 2009 NFPA Edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems as referenced by 2000 NFPA Edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems as referenced by 2009 NFPA Edition of NFPA 14, Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems as referenced by 2000 NFPA Edition of NFPA 14, Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101 This code summary is based on the following assumptions: The building is designated as Healthcare/I-2. The building is protected throughout by an automatic sprinkler system using quick response sprinklers. The building is four stories (non highrise) The building is four stories (non-highrise). Addresses code requirements for a New Health Care Occupancy only.

3 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 1 Occupancy 2 Occupancy Classification I-2 (308.3) 3 Construction Type 4 Minimum Construction Type Type IB (Table 503) 5 Height and Area Limits 6 Maximum Height Allowed 180 feet (Table 503, Section 504.2) 7 Allowable Area UL (Table 503) 8 Maximum Number of Stories 5 Stories (Table 503, Section 504.2) 9 Fire-Resistance Ratings of Exterior Walls Health care ( ) Type II (222) (Table ) Health care ( ) Type II (222) (Table ) Health care ( ) Type II (222) (Table ) 4 Stories (Table ) 4 Stories (Table ) 4 Stories Basements shall not be considered a story (Table ) 10 Distance to Lot Line or Imaginary Line 11 Specific Occupancy Requirements for Group I-2 Where 30 feet or greater, no requirement. One-hour elsewhere. (Table 602) 12 Corridors in I-2 Corridors in Group I-2 must be continuous to the exits and be separated from other areas in accordance with Section except as provided in Sections (407.2) Corridors shall be separated from all other areas by partitions complying with through unless otherwise permitted ( ) Corridors shall be separated from all other areas by partitions complying with through unless otherwise permitted ( ) Corridors shall be separated from all other areas by partitions complying with through unless otherwise permitted ( ) 13 Waiting areas off Corridors Spaces of unlimited area including waiting areas and similar spaces constructed as required for corridors are permitted to be open to the corridor provided the spaces are not used for sleeping units, treatment or hazardous uses, a detection system is used, and exits are not obstructed. ( ) Waiting areas and similar spaces located off corridors are permitted to be open to the corridor provided the waiting area does not exceed 600 sf and is protected by an electrically supevised automatic smoke detection system in accordance with Each area shall be arranged to allow direct supervision by facility staff and does not obstruct access to exits. ( ) Waiting areas and similar spaces located off corridors are permitted to be open to the corridor provided the waiting area does not exceed 600 sf and is protected by an electrically supevised automatic smoke detection system in accordance with Each area shall be arranged to allow direct supervision by facility staff and does not obstruct access to exits. ( ) Waiting areas and similar spaces located off corridors are permitted to be open to the corridor provided the waiting area does not exceed 600 sf and is protected by an electrically supevised automatic smoke detection system in accordance with Each area shall be arranged to allow direct supervision by facility staff and does not obstruct access to exits. ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 1 of 28

4 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 14 Nurses' Stations off Corridors Nurses' Stations and similar spaces for doctors' and nurses' charting, communications and related clerical activities are permitted to be open to the corridor when constructed as required for corridors. ( ) Nurse stations do not need to be separated ( (3)) Nurse stations do not need to be separated ( (3)) Nurse stations do not need to be separated ( (3)) 15 Mental Health Treatment (Areas Open to Corridors) Mental health treatment areas are not required to be separated from corridors when they meet the following conditions: 1. Area is no larger than 1500 sq ft. 2. supervision by facility staff 3. No exit access obstruction 4. Area is euipped with fire detection system 5. One space per smoke compartment 6. Area walls and ceilings constructed as required for corridors. ( ) 16 Smoke Compartments: Every story used by patients for sleeping or treatment and other stories with an occupant load of 50 or more must be divided into at least two smoke compartments constructed as smoke barriers. (407.4) Every story used by patients for sleeping or treatment and other stories with an occupant load of 50 or more must be divided into at least two smoke compartments constructed as smoke barriers. ( ) 17 Not required where: 1. stories contain a health care occupancy, located totally above the health care 2. Separated, non-healthcare occupancies 3. occupancies more than one story below the healthcare floor 4. Open air parking structures protected by a sprinkler system. ( ) Every story used by patients for sleeping or treatment and other stories with an occupant load of 50 or more must be divided into at least two smoke compartments constructed as smoke barriers. ( ) Not required where: 1. stories contain a health care occupancy, located totally above the health care 2. Separated, non-healthcare occupancies 3. occupancies more than one story below the healthcare floor 4. Open air parking structures protected by a sprinkler system. ( ) Every story used by patients for sleeping or treatment and other stories with an occupant load of 50 or more must be divided into at least two smoke compartments constructed as smoke barriers. ( ) Not required where: 1. stories contain a health care occupancy, located totally above the health care 2. Separated, non-healthcare occupancies 3. occupancies more than one story below the healthcare floor 4. Open air parking structures protected by a sprinkler system. ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 2 of 28

5 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 18 Smoke Compartment Size Compartment sizes may not exceed 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance from any point in a smoke compartment to a smoke barrier door may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke barriers must comply with Section 710. (407.4) Compartment sizes may not exceed 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance from any point in a smoke compartment to a smoke barrier door may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke barriers must comply with Section 8.3 and be no less than 1 hour rated ( and ) Compartment sizes may not exceed 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance from any point in a smoke compartment to a smoke barrier door may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke barriers must comply with Section 8.5 and be no less than 1 hour rated ( and ) Compartment sizes may not exceed 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance from any point in a smoke compartment to a smoke barrier door may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke barriers must comply with Section 8.5 and be no less than 1 hour rated ( and ) 19 Smoke Compartment Refuge Area Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per patient within corridors, patient rooms, lounge or dining, other low hazard areas on each side of the smoke barrier. Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per patient within corridors, patient rooms, lounge or dining, other low hazard areas on each side of the smoke barrier. ( ) Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per patient within corridors, patient rooms, lounge or dining, other low hazard areas on each side of the smoke barrier. ( ) Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per patient within corridors, patient rooms, lounge or dining, other low hazard areas on each side of the smoke barrier. ( ) 20 For floors not housing bed or litter patients, provide 6 net square feet per occupant on each side of smoke barrier for the total number of occupants in adjoining smoke compartments. ( ) For floors not housing bed or litter patients, provide 6 net square feet per occupant on each side of smoke barrier for the total number of occupants in adjoining smoke compartments. ( ) For floors not housing bed or litter patients, provide 6 net square feet per occupant on each side of smoke barrier for the total number of occupants in adjoining smoke compartments. ( ) For floors not housing bed or litter patients, provide 6 net square feet per occupant on each side of smoke barrier for the total number of occupants in adjoining smoke compartments. ( ) 21 Smoke Compartment Independent Egress An independent means of egress must be provided from each smoke compartment. Reentry into the smoke compartment for egress is not permitted. ( ) Not less than two exits of the types described in through shall be accessible from each smoke compartment(s) and shall not require return through the compartment of fire origin ( ) Not less than two exits of the types described in through shall be accessible from each smoke compartment(s) and shall not require return through the compartment of fire origin ( ) Not less than two exits of the types described in through shall be accessible from each smoke compartment(s) and shall not require return through the compartment of fire origin ( ) 22 Smoke Compartment Sprinkler System Patient sleeping units within smoke compartments are required to be equipped with an NFPA 13 sprinkler system. Smoke compartments must use approved quick-response or residential sprinklers per Section (407.6) Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas ( See Appendix) Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas ( See Appendix) Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas ( See Appendix) 23 Fire Resistive Requirements 24 Corridors Must be constructed as smoke partitions in Group I-2 Occupancies (407.3) Must limit the transfer of smoke ( ) Must limit the transfer of smoke ( ) Must limit the transfer of smoke ( ) 25 Smoke Barriers 1-Hour smoke barrier (710.3) 1-hour smoke barrier ( ) 1-hour smoke barrier ( ) 1-hour smoke barrier ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 3 of 28

6 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 26 Must be continuous from outside wall to outside wall and be constructed from the floor to the underside of the floor or roof above or to the underside of a ceiling and limit the transfer of smoke. (710.4) Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.3.2) Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.5.2) Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.5.2) 27 Doors in smoke barriers shall be self or automatic closing. Latching hardware is not required. Stops shall be provided at the head and sides of door frames. Rabbets, bevels, or astragals to be provided at the meeting edges of pairs of doors. Center mullions prohbited Shaft Enclosures (Connecting 4 or More Stories) 2-hour fire barrier (708.4) Shaft enclosures must be constructed in accordance with Section hour fire barrier ( (1)) 2-hour fire barrier (8.6.5(1)) 2-hour fire barrier (8.6.5(1)) 29 Shaft Enclosures (Connecting 3 Stories or Less) 30 Exit Stair Enclosures (Connecting 4 or more Stories) 31 Exit Stair Enclosures (Connecting 3 Stories or Less) 1-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3 stories (708.4) 2-hour fire barrier (1022.1) 1-hour fire barrier (1022.1) 32 Exit Passageways Fire barrier with not less than 1-hour and/or with same rating as that for the exit stair enclosure that it serves. (1023.3) 1-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3 stories ( (2)) 2-hour fire barrier ( (b)) 1-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3 stories (8.6.5(2)) 2-hour fire barrier ( (2)) 1-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3 stories (8.6.5(2)) 2-hour fire barrier ( (2)) 1-hour fire barrier ( (a)) 1-hour fire barrier ( (1)) 1-hour fire barrier ( (1)) Fire barrier with same rating as that for the exit stair enclosure that it serves. ( ) Fire barrier with same rating as that for the exit stair enclosure that it serves. ( ) Fire barrier with same rating as that for the exit stair enclosure that it serves. ( ) 33 Horizontal Exit wall 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must extend through all levels of the building unless floor assemblies have a fire-resistance rating of not less than 2 hours with no unprotected openings. (1025.2) 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must continue to grade level unless all stairs discharge directly to outside and floor with horizontal exit does not have an unprotected vertical opening. ( ) 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must continue to grade level unless all stairs discharge directly to outside and floor with horizontal exit does not have an unprotected vertical opening. ( and ) 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must continue to grade level unless all stairs discharge directly to outside and floor with horizontal exit does not have an unprotected vertical opening. ( and ) 34 Horizontal Exit Opening Protection (doors) 1-1/2 hours (Table 715.4) 1-1/2 hours ( ) 1-1/2 hours 1-1/2 hours 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 4 of 28

7 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 35 Permitted Unprotected Floor Openings. ( Unless permitted by the code all floor openings to be protected as noted above for a shaft.) (711) Permitted provided the following: 1. Connects a mezzanine and the floor below 2. Escalator or open stair cannot be a portion of he means of egress. (708.2) Communicating space is permitted by Unprotected floor openings permitted provided: 1. Conects no more than 2 adjacent stories 2. Is separated from floor opening serving other floors 3. Separated from corridors 4. Shall not serve as a required means of egress ( ) Permitted provided the following: 1. Connects no more than two adjacent floors 2. Is separated from floor openings serving other floors 3. Opening is separated from corridors 4. Convenience openings shall be separated from by a smoke partition. 4. Opening is not part of a required exit path. ( ) Permitted provided the following: 1. Connects no more than two adjacent floors 2. Is separated from floor openings serving other floors 3. Opening is separated from corridors 4. Convenience openings shall be separated from by a smoke partition. 4. Opening is not part of a required exit path. ( ) 36 Horizontal Assemblies Floor and roof assemblies required to have a fire-resistive rating must comply with this section. Otherwise, (712) Required by NFPA 220 Required by NFPA 221 Required by NFPA Horizontal Assemblies (Fire Resistive Rating) Required to have a fire resistance rating not less than that required for building construction type. (712.3) 38 Exterior Walls Fire resistive rating per Table 601 & 602 (705.5) Buildings on the same lot must have and imaginary line assumed between them for opening protection, fire rating & roof covering requirements. (705.3) Structural stability (705.6) Parapets (705.11) Joints (714.1) Voids at intersection of exterior curtain wall and floor/ceiling assembly must be properly sealed (714.4) 39 Elevator Lobbies Elevator lobbies required in accordance with Section 708 unless the elevator hoistway is pressurized. Construct as smoke partitions. ( ) Required if used for occupant evacuation. Shall meet the following: very floor served by the elevator shall have an elevator lobby and form a 1- hour barrier in accordance with 8.5 ( ) Required if used for occupant evacuation. Shall meet the following: very floor served by the elevator shall have an elevator lobby and form a 1- hour barrier in accordance with 8.5 ( ) Required if used for occupant evacuation. Shall meet the following: very floor served by the elevator shall have an elevator lobby and form a 1- hour barrier in accordance with 8.5 ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 5 of 28

8 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 40 Fire-Resistance Ratings of Structural Members Structural elements to comply with Section 704. (704) Structural members supporting the 2 hour floor assembly shall have the resistance rating required of the building ( (b)) Structural members supporting the 2 hour floor assembly shall have the resistance rating required of the building ( (3)) Structural members supporting the 2 hour floor assembly shall have the resistance rating required of the building ( (3)) Roof covering shall meet ASTM E 108 or ANSI/UL 790 for and Ducts and Air Transfer Openings Includes provisions for fire dampers, smoke dampers and combination fire/smoke dampers. (716) Provide approved alternative protection where the installation of a fire damper will interfere with the operation of a required smoke control system. ( ) Smoke dampers shall not be required in duct penetrations of smoke barriers in fully ducted heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. ( (2)) Smoke dampers shall not be required in duct penetrations of smoke barriers in fully ducted heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. ( (2)) Smoke dampers shall not be required in duct penetrations of smoke barriers in fully ducted heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. ( (2)) 42 Opening Protectives 43 Corridor Doors- Group I-2 Group I-2 - Must limit the passage of smoke and be provided with positive latching. Roller latches are not permitted. ( ) New Health Care - Doors protecting corridor openings shall be constructed to resist the passage of smoke. Bottom clearence shall not exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have positive latching hardware and no roller latches. ( and ) New Health Care - Doors protecting corridor openings shall be constructed to resist the passage of smoke. Bottom clearence shall not exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have positive latching hardware and no roller latches. ( and ) New Health Care - Doors protecting corridor openings shall be constructed to resist the passage of smoke. Bottom clearence shall not exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have positive latching hardware and no roller latches. ( and ) hour Elevator Hoistways 1-1/2 hour (Table 715.4) 1-1/2 hour ( ) 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour hour Elevator Hoistways 1-hour (Table 715.4) 1-hour ( ) 1-hour 1-hour 46 2-hour Vertical Shafts (including stairways, exits, and chutes) 1-1/2 hour (Table 715.4) 1-1/2 hour ( ) 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 47 1-hour Vertical Shafts (including stairways, exits, and chutes) 1-hour (Table 715.4) 1-hour ( ) 1-hour 1-hour hour Fire Barriers 1-1/2 hour (Table 715.4) 1-1/2 hour ( ) 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour hour Fire Barriers 3/4 hour (Table 715.4) hour Horizontal Exits 1-1/2 hour (T.715.4) 51 Smoke Barriers 1/3 hour (Table 715.4) 3/4 hour ( ) 1-1/2 hour ( and ) 20 minutes ( ) 3/4 hour 1-1/2 hour 20 minutes 3/4 hour 1-1/2 hour 21 minutes 52 Fire Window Assembly (Table 715.5) Occupancy Separations 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 6 of 28

9 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 54 Non-separated Uses Occupancy separation is not required when the entire building meets the most restrictive requirements of Section 403 and Chapter 9. ( ) Occupancy separation is not required when the entire building meets the most restrictive requirements of each individual occupancy. (A and ) Occupancy separation is not required when the entire building meets the most restrictive requirements of each individual occupancy. ( ) Occupancy separation is not required when the entire building meets the most restrictive requirements of each individual occupancy. ( ) 55 Boiler and fuel-fired heater rooms 1-hour or provide automatic fire sprinkler system (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 1-Hour ( ) 1-Hour ( ) 56 Central/bulk laundries more than 100 sf 1 hour or provide automatic fire extinguishing system (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 2 hour (Table ) 57 Laboratories employing flammable or combustible materials in quantities less than that which would be considered severe. 1 hour or provide automatic fire sprinkler system (Table ) Smoke tight and self-closing ( ) Smoke tight and self-closing ( ) Smoke tight and self-closing ( ) 58 Laboratories that use hazardous materials that would cause classification as a severe hazard in accordance with NFPA 99 "Standard for Health Care Facilities" Applicable to any laboratory located in Group I-2 occupancies 1 hour or provide automatic sprinkler system. (Table ) See (Table ) See (Table ) See (Table ) 59 Paint Shops not classified as an H occupancy 2 hours or 1 hour and provide automatic fire-extinguishing system (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 60 Physical Plant Maintenance shops 1 hour (Table ) 61 Soiled Linen Room Over 100 sf., 1 hour (Table ) 62 Waste/trash collection Over 100 sf., 1 hour (Table ) 63 Refuse(waste) & Laundry Chutes Construct per Section Must be enclosed with a shaft Openings may not be located in corridors Access openings for refuse and laundry chutes are to located in rooms or compartments by a 1 hour fire barrier Openings in to access rooms must be protected by a 3/4 hour self-or automatic opening door. 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) See Section 9.5 Chute charging or discharging room require max 1-hour fire rating. Enclosed by walls or partitions in accordance with 8.2. Inlet openings in accordance with 8.2. Installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 82: Standard on Incinerators and Waste Linen Handling Systems and Equipment. (9.5 and ) 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) See Section 9.5 Chute charging or discharging room require max 1-hour fire rating. Enclosed by walls or partitions in accordance with 8.3. Inlet openings in accordance with 8.3. Installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 82: Standard on Incinerators and Waste Linen Handling Systems and Equipment. (9.5 and ) 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) See Section 9.5 Chute charging or discharging room require max 1-hour fire rating. Enclosed by walls or partitions in accordance with 8.3. Inlet openings in accordance with 8.3. Installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 82: Standard on Incinerators and Waste Linen Handling Systems and Equipment. (9.5 and ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 7 of 28

10 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 64 Termination rooms must be into a room separated form the remainder of the building by a 1 hour fire barrier. Openings in to access rooms must be protected by a 3/4 hour self-or automatic opening door. Provide automatic sprinkler system per Section (708.13) Any trash chute chute shall discharge into a trash collection room used for no ther purpose and protected in accordance with section 8.4 ( ) Any trash chute chute shall discharge into a trash collection room used for no ther purpose and protected in accordance with section 8.7 ( ) Any trash chute chute shall discharge into a trash collection room used for no ther purpose and protected in accordance with section 8.7 ( ) 65 Storage rooms between sf of combustible materials Smoke tight and self-closing. ( ) Smoke tight and self-closing. ( ) Smoke tight and self-closing. ( ) 66 Storage rooms greater than 100 sf of combustible materials 1 hour (Table ) 1 hour (Table ) 2 hour (Table ) 67 Gift shops less than 500 sf and not considered hazardous Not required to be separated from corridors when fully sprinklered and storage areas are protected in accordance with Section (407.2) No separation required. ( ) No separation required. ( (4)) No separation required. ( (4)) 68 Gift shops more than 500 sf and not considered hazardous Separated from corridors with smoke partitions (407.2) Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. ( ) Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. ( ) Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. ( ) 69 Gift shops with combustible loading considered hazardous 1 hour ( ) 1 hour (8.7.1) 2 hour (8.7.1) 70 Non-flammable gas storage including oxidizers Oxidizers and oxidizer gases may not exceed the exempt quantities per control area. See also mechanical code & plumbing code. 1 hour (NFPA 99: (a)2) 1 hour (NFPA 99: (4)) 2 hour (NFPA 99: (4)) 71 Electrical rooms with transformers greater than kva 1 Hour (NFPA :450.21(b)) 1 hour (NFPA :450.21(b)) 72 Generator Rooms Emergency Power One hour separation and two hour fuel supply 1 hour (NFPA :450.21(b)) Emergency Power One hour separation and two hour fuel supply 2 hour (NFPA :450.21(b)) Emergency Power One hour separation and two hour fuel supply 73 Interior Finish Maximum Flame Spread 74 Interior Wall & Finish Systems May comply with NFPA 286 ( ) May comply with NFPA 355 or 286 (10.2.3) In accordance with ASTEM E84 or ANSI/UL 723 (10.2.3) In accordance with ASTEM E84 or ANSI/UL 723 (10.2.3) 75 Interior Wall Finish Based on Group I- 2 Exit enclosure & exit passageway - B Corridors - B Rooms & enclosed spaces - B (Table 803.9) Permitted throughout if Class A or B and compliant with 10.2 ( ) Permitted throughout if Class A or B and compliant with 10.2 ( ) Permitted throughout if Class A or B and compliant with 10.2 ( ) 76 Maximum smoke developed 450 ( ) (Table A ) (Table A ) (Table A ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 8 of 28

11 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 77 Maximum flame spread for vertical exitways, access corridors, other exits, rooms and enclosed spaces, textile wall coverings Class A: 0-25 Class B: Class C: ( ) Class A: 0-25 Class B: Class C: (Table A ) Class A: 0-25 Class B: Class C: (Table A ) Class A: 0-25 Class B: Class C: (Table A ) 78 Textiles (Wall & Ceiling Finish) Class A flame spread index in accordance with ASTM E 84 ( ) See See See Suspended Acoustical Ceiling Systems ASTM C 635 & ASTM C 636 (803.9) 80 Interior Floor Finish Class II in exit enclosures, corridors and rooms not separated from corridors by full height partitions DOC FF-1 "pill test" (CPC 16 CFR, Part 1630) ( ) No Requirement ( ) See or ( ) See or ( ) 81 Helistops 82 Size < 3,500 pounds - 20' x 20' min. with average open space of 15 feet at roof level and no less than 5 feet ( ) 83 Design Noncombustible and designed to contain any flammable liquid spillage. Spillage to flow away form egress. See also Section ( ) 84 Means of egress Must comply with Chapter 10. < 60' in length or 2,000 sf may have fire escape or ladder leading to the floor below for second means of egress ( ) 85 Rooftop NFPA 418 ( ) 86 Exit Capacity 87 Stairways 0.3 inches per occupant (1005.1) 88 Other egress components 0.2 inches per occupant (1005.1) 89 Occupant Load Factors 90 Office 100 sf / occupant. (Table ) 91 Conference & Seminar Rooms 15 sf / occupant. (Table ) 92 Inpatient treatment areas 240 sf / occupant. (Table ) 93 Outpatient areas 100 sf / occupant. (Table ) NFPA 418 ( ) 0.3 inches per occupant (Table ) NFPA 418 ( ) 0.3 inches per occupant (Table ) NFPA 418 ( ) 0.3 inches per occupant (Table ) 0.2 inches per occupant (Table ) 0.2 inches per occupant (Table ) 0.2 inches per occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant. (Table ) 15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table ) 240 sf /occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant. (Table ) 15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table ) 240 sf /occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant. (Table ) 15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table ) 240 sf /occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant (Table ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 9 of 28

12 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 94 Storage & Mechanical Spaces 300 sf / occupant. (Table ) 95 Sleeping Areas 120 sf / occupant. (Table ) 96 Locker Rooms 50 sf / occupant. (Table ) 97 Kitchen 200 sf / occupant. (Table ) 98 Minimum Number of Exits occupants 2 exits (Table ) ,000 occupants 3 exits (Table ) 101 Greater than 1,000 occupants 4 exits (Table ) 102 Patient sleeping rooms or suites that include patient sleeping rooms more than 1,000 sf in area 103 Any room or suite of rooms, other than patient sleeping rooms, more than 2,500 sf in area 2 exits ( ) 2 exits ( ) 104 Each smoke compartment Based on O.L. and travel distance. Travel distance not to exceed 200 feet from smoke barrier to barrier door (407.4) Independent egress required without reentry into smoke compartment per sf/occupant (Table ) 120 sf / occupant (Table ) 50 sf / occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant (Table ) 2 exits ( ) 3 exits ( (1)) 4 exits ( (2)) 2 exits ( ) 2 exits ( ) Access to 2 exits ( ) Anticipated Occupancy Anticipated Occupancy sf / occupant (Table ) 50 sf / occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant (Table ) 2 exits ( ) 3 exits ( (1)) 4 exits ( (2)) 2 exits ( ) 2 exits ( ) Access to 2 exits ( ) 120 sf / occupant (Table ) 50 sf / occupant (Table ) 100 sf / occupant (Table ) 2 exits ( ) 3 exits ( (1)) 4 exits ( (2)) 2 exits ( ) 2 exits ( ) Access to 2 exits ( ) 105 Every habitable room or suite must have an exit access door leading directly to an exit corridor,unless permitted by exceptions ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) 106 Exit Access from a patient sleeping room with not more than 8 beds shall be permitted to pass through one intervening room to reach an exit access corridor, provided there is constant supervision by nursing personnel. ( ) ( (2)) ( ) ( ) 107 Location of Exits 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 10 of 28

13 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 108 Two or more exits or exit access doors required from an area At least two exits or access doors must be placed a distance apart equal to not less than 1/3 the length of the maximum overall diagonal dimension of the building or area served, measured in a straight line between exits, for sprinklered buildings. ( ) At least two exits or access doors must be placed a distance apart equal to not less than 1/3 the length of the maximum overall diagonal dimension of the building or area served, measured in a straight line between exits, for sprinklered buildings. (See Exception 2) ( ) At least two exits or access doors must be placed a distance apart equal to not less than 1/3 the length of the maximum overall diagonal dimension of the building or area served, measured in a straight line between exits, for sprinklered buildings. ( ) 109 Dead ends General - 20 feet (1018.4) 110 Suites 111 Suites of sleeping rooms Shall not exceed 5,000 sf ( ) Maximum of 30 feet ( ) Maximum of 30 feet ( ) Shall not exceed 5,000 sf ( ) Shall not exceed 7,500 sf Shall not exceed 7,500 sf Suites greater than 7,500 sf and not exceeding 10,000 sf is allowed when direct visual supervision and automactic smoke detection in common areas is provided. Suites greater than 7,500 sf and not exceeding 10,000 sf is allowed when direct visual supervision and automactic smoke detection in common areas is provided. 112 Suites of rooms other than patient sleeping rooms 113 Hazardous areas within suites options 114 Intervening rooms other than patient sleeping rooms. Shall not exceed 10,000 sf ( ) Shall not exceed 10,000 sf ( ) Shall not exceed 10,000 sf ( ) Shall not exceed 10,000 sf ( ) Not addressed See See One intervening room is allowed if the travel distance within the suite to the exit access door does not exceed 100 feet and two intervening rooms are permitted where the travel distance to the exit access door does not exceed 50 feet. ( and ) One intervening room is allowed if the travel distance within the suite to the exit access door does not exceed 100 feet and two intervening rooms are permitted where the travel distance to the exit access door does not exceed 50 feet. ( ) One intervening room is allowed if the travel distance within the suite to the exit access door does not exceed 100 feet and two intervening rooms are permitted where the travel distance to the exit access door does not exceed 50 feet. ( (A)) One intervening room is allowed if the travel distance within the suite to the exit access door does not exceed 100 feet and two intervening rooms are permitted where the travel distance to the exit access door does not exceed 50 feet. ( (A)) 115 Intervening rooms for patient sleeping rooms. Patient sleeping rooms are permitted to have one intervening room when the intervening room is not used as an exit access for more than eight patient beds. ( ) Exit access from a patient sleeping room with not more than eight patient beds shall be permitted to pass through one intervening room. ( (2)) Exit access from a patient sleeping room with not more than eight patient beds shall be permitted to pass through one intervening room. ( ) Exit access from a patient sleeping room with not more than eight patient beds shall be permitted to pass through one intervening room. ( ) 116 Special Nursing Suites May have one intervening room where the arrangement allows for direct and constant visual supervision by nursing personnel. ( ) May have one intervening room where the arrangement allows for direct and constant visual supervision by nursing personnel. ( (3)) May have one intervening room where the arrangement allows for direct and constant visual supervision by nursing personnel. ( ) May have one intervening room where the arrangement allows for direct and constant visual supervision by nursing personnel. ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 11 of 28

14 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 117 Egress into another suite See intervening rooms. Exit acces from all other portions of a building not classified as a suite in a Group I-2 occupancy shall not pass through a suite ( ) Not addressed A suite that requires two means of A suite that requires two means of egress is premitted have one means of egress is premitted have one means of egress to be into another suite, egress to be into another suite, provided that the separation between provided that the separation between the suite complies with the suite complies with through through ( (C)) ( (C)) 118 Exit Access from a Corridor Corridors in occupancies in Group I-2 shall be continuous from to the exits and separated from other areas in accordance with except spaces conforming with through (407.2) Every corridor shall provide access to at least two exits without passing through any intervening rooms or spaces other than corridors or lobbies. ( ) Every corridor shall provide access to at least two exits without passing through any intervening rooms or spaces other than corridors or lobbies. ( ) Every corridor shall provide access to at least two exits without passing through any intervening rooms or spaces other than corridors or lobbies. ( ) 119 Travel Distance 120 General Egress Travel Distance 121 Between any room door required as an exit access and an exit Maximum 150 feet ( ) Removed from code 122 Between any point in a room and an exit 200 feet (Table ) Maximum 200 feet ( ) Maximum 200 feet ( ) Maximum 200 feet ( ) 123 Between any point in a health care sleeping room and an exit access door in that room Maximum 50 feet to exit access door in a room. ( ) Maximum 50 feet ( ) Maximum 50 feet ( ) Maximum 50 feet ( ) 124 Between any point in a suite of sleeping rooms and an exit access door of that suite Maximum 100 feet ( ) Maximum 100 feet ( ) Maximum 100 feet ( (A)) Maximum 100 feet ( (A)) 125 Between any point in a sleeping suite and an exit Maximum 200 feet (Table ) Maximum 200 feet ( (B)) Maximum 200 feet ( (B)) 126 Common Path of Travel Group I-2-75 feet (1014.3) Maximum 100 feet ( ) Maximum 100 feet ( ) 127 Doors 128 Minimum clear width serving sleeping rooms, diagnostic and treatment rooms 41.5 inches ( ) 41.5 inches ( (1)) 41.5 inches ( (1)) 41.5 inches ( (1)) 129 Minimum clear width all other areas 32 inches net clear width ( ) 32 inches clear width ( and ) 32 inches clear width ( and ) 32 inches clear width ( and ) 130 Minimum Height 80 inches ( ) 90 inches (7.1.5) 90 inches ( ) 90 inches ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 12 of 28

15 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 131 Door Swing Doors should be of the side hinged swinging type. Doors are required to be of the side hinged swinging type. Exceptions: 1. Critical or intensive care patient rooms within suites 2. Horizontal sliding doors complying with Manually operated horizontal sliding doors are permitted in a means of egress from spaces with an occupant load less than 10 ( ) Doors in the direction of egress Doors in the direction of egress Doors in the direction of egress Swing in direction of exit travel when serving high hazardous area or serving an occupant load greater than Exit door shall be openable from the egress side without the use of key locking device 134 Bolt locks are generally prohibited except for storage or equipment and rooms or where doors serve patient care rooms. ( ) ( and ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( / ) ( / / ) ( / / ) ( ) 135 Horizontal Sliding doors are permitted to be a component of a means of egress when meeting the following: Power operated and capable of being operated manually in the event of power failure. 2. Operable by a simple method form both sides without special knowledge or effort. 3. Force required to operate is a maximum of 30 lbs to set door in motion and 15 lbs to close or open to the required width. 4. Operable with a force not to exceed 15 lbs when a force of 250 lbs is applied perpendicular to the door adjacent to the operating device. 5. If the door is required to be rated, it must be self or automatic closing operated by smoke detection. 6. The door assembly must have an integrated standby power supply. 7. The door assembly power supply must be electronically supervised. 8. The door must open to the minimum required width within 10 seconds after activation of the operating device. ( ) Horizontal doors that are not automatic closing are limited to a single leafe and must be latching or be provided with means to not rebound when pushed closed in an emergency ( / ) 1. Area served is not high hazard; 2. Door is readily operable from both sides without special knowledge; 3. Force to set door in motion in direction of travel is < 30 lbf and < 15 lbf to open to minimum width or to close; 4. Doors to be fire rated are self- or auto-closing based on smoke detection per NFPA 80; and 5. Doors requried to latch are provided with a mechanism that will latch or eliminate potential for rebound. ( / / ) ( / / ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 13 of 28

16 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 137 Horizontal sliding doors serving a room or area with an occupant load of fewer than 10 in health care occupancies shall be exempt from the requirements of ( (9)) , , Vision panels of approved assemblies of fire-rated glazing or wired glass be provided at each cross corridor door and each cross-corridor horizontalsliding door in a smoke barrier Vision panels shall not be wired glass panels 139 Corridors 140 Minimum width where inpatients are moved on beds 141 Projections in corridor with minimum width 6 feet 96 inches (1018.2) (Exception 6) The required width of corridors shall be unobstructed (1018.3) 8 feet (96 inches) ( ) Tentative Interim Amendment (2006 LSC) 6 inches from the corridor wall, above the handrail height, shall be permitted for hand-rub dispensing units. Projections in the corridors on both sides are permitted if the projection does not exceed a depth of 6 inches, the length is less than 36 inches, positioned not less than 40 inches above the floor, and has not less than 48 inches of horizontal separation from other projections. 8 feet (96 inches) ( ) 6 inches from the corridor wall, above the handrail height, shall be permitted for hand-rub dispensing units. Projections in the corridors on both sides are permitted if the projection does not exceed a depth of 6 inches, the length is less than 36 inches, positioned not less than 40 inches above the floor, and has not less than 48 inches of horizontal separation from other projections. ( ) 8 feet (96 inches) ( ) Not addressed 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 14 of 28

17 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 142 Permitted projections when corridor width is 8 feet Non-continuous projections that are maximum 6 inches when located > 38 inches AFF; and wheeled equipment in use for patient movement and medical emergencies that do not reduce clear width < 5 ft when staff are trained and provisions are included in facility emergency plans for dealing with the equipment. Furniture fixed to wall is permitted in groups not exceeding 50 sq ft, set minimum 10 ft apart, does not reduce minimul clear width < 6 ft, is located on one side, not blocking building service equipment, and the smoke compartment is sprinklered throughout, and corridors are protected with smoke detectors when the furniture is not under direct visual supervision from a nurses station. ( #2, 4 and 5). 143 Minimum Width for limited care facility or hospital for psychiatric care No similar requirement 6 feet ( ) 6 feet ( ) 6 feet ( ) 144 Minimum Height to Ceiling 90 inches (1003.2) 145 Minimum Height to Ceiling Projections 146 The required corridor width shall be unobstructed with the following exceptions: 1. Doors when fully open, and handrails, shall not reduce the required width by more than 7 inches. 2. Doors in any position shall not reduce the required corridor width by more than one-half. 80 inches ( ) 90 inches ( ) 80 inches ( ) 90 inches ( ) 80 inches ( ) 90 inches ( ) 80 inches ( ) (1005.2) ( ) ( ) ( ) 147 Stairways 148 Risers Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 inches ( ) 149 Treads Minimum 11 inches ( ) Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 inches (Table (a)) Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 inches (Table (a)) Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 inches (Table (a)) Minimum 11 inches (Table (a)) Minimum 11 inches (Table (a)) Minimum 11 inches (Table (a)) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 15 of 28

18 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 150 Width O.L. < 50-36" O.L " See occupant egress width Section for further requirements of width (1009.1) 151 Landings Width - Not less than the width of the stair but need not exceed 48 inches when the stair has a straight run. (1009.5) Minimum 44 inches (Table (a)) Width - Not less than the width of the stair but need not exceed 48 inches when the stair has a straight run. ( ) <2000 persons = Minimum 44 inches >2000 persons = minimum 56 inches (Table (B)) Width - Not less than the width of the stair but need not exceed 48 inches when the stair has a straight run. ( ) <2000 persons = Minimum 44 inches >2000 persons = minimum 56 inches (Table (B)) Width - Not less than the width of the stair but need not exceed 48 inches when the stair has a straight run. ( ) 152 Vertical Rise Vertical Distance between floor levels and landings - 12 feet. (1009.7) 153 Headroom 80 inches (1009.2) 154 Handrails (Note: Shall also coordinate with TAS requirements: minimum 1-1/4 inches max 1-1/2 inches, ) Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches ( ) Vertical Distance between floor levels and landings - 12 feet. (Table (a)) 80 inches (Table (a)) Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches ( ) Vertical Distance between floor levels and landings - 12 feet. (Table (a)) 80 inches (Table (a)) Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches ( ) Vertical Distance between floor levels and landings - 12 feet. (Table (a)) 80 inches (Table (a)) Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches ( ) 155 Height - minimum 34 inches maximum 38 inches (1012.2) 156 Clear space to wall - 1-1/2 inches (1012.7) 157 Intermediate handrails are required so that all portions of the stairway are within 30 inches of the handrail. (1012.9) Height - minimum 34 inches maximum 38 inches ( ) Clear space to wall - 1-1/2 inches ( ) Intermediate handrails are required so that all portions of the stairway are within 30 inches of the handrail. ( ) Height - minimum 34 inches maximum 38 inches ( ) Clear space to wall - 2-1/4 inches ( ) Intermediate handrails are required so that all portions of the stairway are within 30 inches of the handrail. ( ) Height - minimum 34 inches maximum 38 inches ( ) Clear space to wall - 2-1/4 inches ( ) Intermediate handrails are required so that all portions of the stairway are within 30 inches of the handrail. ( ) 158 Guardrails required along open-sided walking surfaces, mezzanines, stairways, ramps and landings Height - 42 inches (1013.2) Height - 42 inches ( (2)) Height - 42 inches ( ) Height - 42 inches ( ) 159 Open guardrails shall have intermediate rails or an ornamental pattern such that a sphere 4 inches in diameter cannot pass through up to 34 inches in height and a sphere 4-3/8 inches in diameter cannot pass through at any point inches in height. (1013.3) Open guardrails shall have intermediate rails or an ornamental pattern such that a sphere 4 inches in diameter cannot pass through up to 34 inches in height. ( ) Open guardrails shall have intermediate rails or an ornamental pattern such that a sphere 4 inches in diameter cannot pass through up to 34 inches in height ( ) Open guardrails shall have intermediate rails or an ornamental pattern such that a sphere 4 inches in diameter cannot pass through up to 34 inches in height ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 16 of 28

19 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 160 Stairway Signage Signs must be located at each floor level in all enclosed stairways serving 3 or more stories. The signs must identify the story of and direction to exit discharge, floor level, and the upper and lower terminus of the stairway. Sign shall be located 5 feet above the floor landing in a position readily visible when the door is in the open and closed positions. See Section for specific signage requirements. (1022.8) Signs must be located at each floor Signs must be located at each floor level in all enclosed stairways serving level in all enclosed stairways serving 3 or more stories. The signs must 3 or more stories. The signs must identify the stairway access, floor identify the stairway access, floor level, and the upper and lower level, and the upper and lower terminus of the stairway. terminus of the stairway. ( A-M) ( A-M) 161 Stairway to Roof (DA ) In buildings 4 or more stories in height one stairway shall extend to the roof unless the roof slope is greater than 33% slope. ( ) 162 Exit Ramps 163 Width Not less than that required for a corridor. ( ) 96 inches ( ) 96 inches ( ) 96 inches ( ) 164 Maximum slope in direction of travel 1:12 (1010.2) 165 Maximum rise for a single ramp run 1:12 (1010.2) 166 Handrails Ramps with rise grater than 6 inches shall have handrails complying with Section 1012 (1010.8) 1:12 (Table (a)) 1:12 (Table (a)) 1:12 (Table (a)) 30 inches (Table (a)) 30 inches (Table (a)) 30 inches (Table (a)) Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches ( ) Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches ( ) Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches ( ) 167 Horizontal Exits 168 Minimum area per patient provided on each side of the horizontal exit 169 Minimum area per occupant in nonpatient areas provided on each side of the horizontal exit 170 Horizontal exits are permitted to compromise two-thirds of the required exits from any building or floor area 171 Horizontal exits in a corridor 8 feet or more and serving as an exit from both sides must have a pair of opposite swinging doors with a clear width of no less than 41.5 inches. 30 net sf for nonambulatory 15 sf. per ambulatory (1025.4) 3 net sf (1025.4) 30 net sf ( ) 6 net sf ( ) 30 net sf ( ) 6 net sf ( ) 30 net sf ( ) 6 net sf ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 17 of 28

20 Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 172 Horizontal exits in a corridor 6 feet or more and serving as an exit from both sides must have a pair of opposite swinging doors with a clear width of no less than 32 inches. ( ) ( ) ( ) 173 An approved vision panel is required in each horizontal exit 174 Smoke Compartments 175 Every story, used by inpatients for sleeping or treatment and having an occupant load of 50 or more, must be divided into two smoke compartments. ( ) ( ) ( ) (407.4) ( (2)) ( (2)) ( (2)) 176 Maximum area per compartment 22,500 sf ,500 sf ( (3)) 22,500 sf ( (3)) 22,500 sf ( (3)) 177 Maximum travel distance from any point to reach a door in the required smoke barrier 200 feet (407.4) 200 feet ( (4)) 200 feet ( (4)) 200 feet ( (4)) 178 On floors containing health care, minimum area provided per patient on each side of a smoke compartment 30 net sf ( ) 30 net sf ( ) 30 net sf ( ) 30 net sf ( ) 179 On non-patient floors minimum area provided per occupant on each side of smoke compartment 6 net sf ( ) 6 net sf ( ) 6 net sf ( ) 6 net sf ( ) 180 Smoke barriers must be provided on stories that are useable, even if unoccupied. Other stories with an occupant load of 50 or more must be divided into at least two smoke compartments. (407.4) ( ) See See Cross corridor doors in smoke barriers must be opposite swinging ( ) ( (2)) ( (2)) 182 Minimum clear width for individual smoke barrier doors 183 Doors must be self-closing or automatic 184 Vision panels with fire-rated glazing or wired glass at each cross corridor door 185 Rabbets, bevels, or astragals are required at the meeting edges and stops are required at the head and sides of the door frames 186 Positive latching door hardware is not required for doors installed across corridors 41.5 inches ( ) 41.5 inches ( ) 41.5 inches ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) 4/22/2011 NEW BUILDINGS Page 18 of 28

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