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Residential Code requirement for window fall protection

The 2012 International Residential Code (R312.2) requires fall protection at operable windows when they meet a combination of two specific height requirements. The first requirement addresses the height of the window above finished grade while the second height requirement addresses … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for egress window

The building code (R310) requires an emergency escape (Window) at specific locations in a home.   These locations include basements, habitable attics and all bedrooms.  Windows must not only be large enough for occupants to escape, but also large enough for … Continue reading

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