NFPA 80A: Recommended Practice for Protection of Buildings from Exterior Fire Exposures
Current Edition: 2012 Next Edition: 2017

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What is NFPA 80A?
NFPA 80A: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. This recommended practice addresses separation distances between buildings to limit exterior fire spread based on exterior openings and other construction features.
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. Official document scope
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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