Fire Code Handbook, 2015 Edition



Authors: Gregory Harrington, P.E. and Kristin Collette Bigda, P.E.

Printed in full color, the 2015 NFPA 1: Fire Code Handbook explains code requirements and helps you verify compliance.

Reference, apply, and enforce NFPA 1: Fire Code correctly and give your community the high level of protection it deserves. The official 2015 NFPA 1: Fire Code Handbook incorporates a wealth of information from a wide range of sources, so you're prepared to answer questions, resolve issues, and make the right decisions about fire safety in new and existing buildings.

NFPA®'s unique Handbook includes full NFPA 1: Fire Code text plus compliance advice, full-color visuals, and more.

Work with comprehensive information about fire and life safety in all types of occupancies and for both new and existing conditions:

  • The full 2015 NFPA 1: Fire Code text with up-to-date extracts from dozens of NFPA codes and standards
  • Expert commentary, printed in color, that explains the rationale behind provisions. Get real-world examples of how to apply requirements in specific situations.
  • 350+ visuals including full-color photographs that clarify concepts plus 2-color charts, tables, and illustrations
  • New chapter on mandatory requirements concerning hydrant locations
  • New information reflecting 2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®'s added mandates for carbon monoxide detection and alarm for new educational and new day care facilities
  • Time-saving indexes to help you locate information fast
  • NFPA 1 Forms and Forms unique to the Handbook are downloadable from your NFPA Profile.

Advance your technical knowledge with NFPA 1: Fire Code support.

Whether you're a code official, inspector, fire marshal, AHJ, facility manager, or anyone concerned with public safety, the 2015 NFPA 1 Handbook is your key to better public safety and code compliance. (Hardbound, 1,408 pp., 2015)

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