SUMMARY OF CODE INFORMATION

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

This outline is based on Builders Hardware's interpretation of the code, all information must be verified and approved by a registered architect, professional engineer, and/or authority having jurisdiction.

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Currently, the applicable building codes for the state of New Hampshire are:

*Where a document has been updated, but has not yet been adopted by the state of Maine, the date of the latest revision is in parentheses.

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Some things to keep in mind....

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What is an "Authority Having Jurisdiction"?

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Life Safety Code

NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code - 1994 (1997)*

What is a Means of Egress?

Egress Doors

Egress Pairs

Egress Door Hardware

Where are Exit Devices Required?

Stairwell Reentry

Delayed Egress Locks

Access Controlled Egress Doors

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FIRE CODE and Standard

NFPA 80 - Standard for Fire Doors and Fire Windows - 1992 (1995)*
New Hampshire State Fire Code - September 25, 1996

Fire doors....

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ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act - July 1, 1994

Clear Opening Width (4.13.5)

Thresholds (4-13.8)

Door Hardware (4-13.9)

Closing Speed (4-13.10)

Opening Force (4-13.11)

Automatic Operators (4-13.12)

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REMINDERS...

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