New "Heights and Areas" Study Group Formed

April 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2007 Supplement, Vol. 79, p9
The article reports on the formation of the Heights and Areas Study Group by the International Code Council Code Technology Committee in October 2006. The group was formed in response to the concerns over the proposed code change for the 2006/2007 International Building Code (IBC). After a series of discussions, the study group concluded that height and area issues were not the real problem, but rather it was the multi-faceted concept known as balanced fire protection.


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