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"Pushing for Clarity - Residence Halls Codes"
Author: Peterson, Dana/Weidner, Theodore J.
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: May/June 2012

APPA’s Code Advisory Task Force (CATF) is active in putting proposals before standards and code setting organizations, with the goal of clarifying and coordinating conflicting standards, and to serve as a voice for, and advocate on behalf of, educational institutions on such matters.Among its most recent activities are efforts to achieve consistency between the differing views taken of student residence facilities between the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Code Council (ICC), as they pertain to residence facility codes. Code Talkers column.



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