NFPA 80A: Recommended Practice for Protection of Buildings from Exterior Fire Exposures
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What is NFPA 80A?
This recommended practice provides recommendations concerning separation distances between buildings to limit exterior fire spread based on exterior openings and other construction features. The recommendations provide a reasonable level of protection for combustibles within and on the exterior of a building exposed to an external building fire while effective fire-fighting activity is being contemplated.
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What does NFPA 80A address?
Provisions cover classification of exposure to radiant heat and flames, minimum separation distances; and means of protection with regard to type of building, an evaluation, selection of hazard, and application of options.Table Of Contents.
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