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NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Handbook, 2012 Edition

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Handbook, 2012 Edition

By Ron Cot, P.E.; Gregory E. Harrington, P.E.

Practical answers to Code questions at your fingertips so you're ready to apply requirements correctly!

Price: $247.95
ISBN: 9780064641821
Product Code: 101HB12
Year: 2012
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 1,392
Publisher: National Fire Protection Association


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 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 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! 150 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

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.

Life safety depends on you. Order your 2012 NFPA 101 Handbook now!