2021 Buildings Bulletins

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2021 Buildings Bulletins

Issuance
Date

Type/
Bulletin #

Relevant Code Sections

Purpose

March 10, 2021

Technical/
Buildings Bulletin
2021-002

Bulletin Highlights

Supersedes: BB 2020-014

BC 102.4
1 RCNY §908-01
NFPA 720 Sections 6.3.3.2, 6.4.1.1, 6.5, 6.6

To clarify visible occupant notification appliances requirements in Section 6.4.1.1 of NFPA 720, a reference standard adopted by 1RCNY §908-01, and fire markings requirements for notification appliances in Section 6.3.3.2 of NFPA 720.

March 1, 2021

Technical/
Buildings Bulletin
2021-001

Bulletin Highlights

FGC 502.1
FGC 503.7
UL 1738

This bulletin clarifies the applicability of section FGC 502.1 that mandates the use of listed and labeled plastic pipe as vent pipe serving category IV appliances.