What Space Do You Occupy?
Exercise Your Knowledge of the Life Safety Code
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Can you Identify This?
You have been asked to design a fire alarm for the residence depicted on this blueprint. First, you must determine the occupancy type. Is this a single family, or one-two family dwelling unit, residential board and care, or something else?
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Answer to: Identify This
The applicable occupancy type is a single-family home independently as defined in the 2018 IRC – International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings. Each is considered its own structure because there is no connection between the houses.