Work on existing dwellinghouses Replacement windows

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Work on existing dwellinghouses Replacement windows. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 2: Means of escape - dwellinghouses, 1 (2.19). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 18. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Where an existing window would be an escape window in a new dwellinghouse, and is big enough to be used for escape purposes, then the replacement should comply with one of the following.
a. The replacement window should be sized to provide at least the same potential for escape.
b. If the existing window was larger than required for escape purposes, the opening can be reduced to the minimum described in paragraph 2.10.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: mml-maui-text-analytics-keywords
Uncontrolled Keywords: window, escape lighting, secure window, escape route, display window, principal works, common balcony, utility stair, b1 means of waring and escape, alternative escape routes
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 2: Means of escape – dwellinghouses
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B1: Means of warning and escape
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2020 21:05
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/145

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