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ibc 2018

  1. nickedemus

    NJ IBC - Fire Rating Between Townhomes

    Hello there! We are doing CDs for new townhomes in NJ--occupancy R-5 in IBC. I'm having a difficult time figuring out what the fire rating should be at the tenant separation walls. I must be looking in the wrong place in the code. I've seen this go horribly wrong in the past, with a massive...
  2. S

    IBC 2018 1027.5 Exterior Exit Stairway Location

    Hi, I have an R-2 occupancy, Type VB construction, that is 2 stories. The second story is served by one open/exposed exterior exit stairway at a landing serving 4 individual dwelling units. The exterior stairway runs along the exterior wall of one of the units toward an open yard, and I...
  3. U

    IBC 2018 Horizontal Sliding Doors 1010.1.4.3

    I have a question regarding 2 sections of this code, related to horizontal sliding doors. This one is pretty straightforward: The force required to operate the door shall not exceed 30 pounds (133 N) to set the door in motion and 15 pounds (67 N) to close the door or open it to the minimum...