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Do I still need to worry about egress capacity if I’m doing rehabilitation work in my building?

Blog Post created by vboutin Employee on Aug 8, 2019

 

In my recent NFPA® Live session I discussed calculating egress capacity in accordance with NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, to determine whether the egress system is sized appropriately. This session built off the June 6 NFPA Live on Calculating Occupant Load.  I covered the different types of components in the means of egress and minimum widths for egress components versus the required width needed for egress capacity. I also reviewed how to determine the capacity of the different types of components in the means of egress and whether or not the means of egress is sized appropriately.

 

I received this follow-up question from a member, I hope you find some value in it.

 

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