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Understanding code requirements

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code requirement; system; design; installation; IBC; compliance; nfpa; ICC; guidelines for complying with building code requirements

NRCA developed and published Guidelines for Complying with Building Code Requirements for Roof Assemblies: International Building Code, 2012 Edition to help roofing professionals and code officials better understand the provisions of IBC 2012 and ICC’s other codes. The document also addresses the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA’s) NFPA 1: Fire Code, 2012 Edition (NFPA 1) and NFPA 241: Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations, 2009 Edition (NFPA 241), which contain specific roofing-related provisions and apply in certain jurisdictions and situations.

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