Describe the relationship between a model code and referenced standard.
Why would jurisdiction amend a model code?
Why are referenced standards so important to the code development process?
Discuss the pros and cons of the ICC and NFPA. Do you feel that each organization has adequate
representation from all the appropriate parties throughout the process and that each arrives at a
true consensus? What suggestion would you make to improve each organization’s methods?
What is the most important factor when determining the installation requirements for a fire
protection system in a structure?