§ 349.16. Construction codes and guidelines.
(a) Conformance. School Building projects shall conform to one or more of the following construction codes or professional guidelines, or portions thereof in accordance with § 21.72 (relating to construction codes).
CEFP Council of Educational Facilities Planners 29 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus; OH 43210 USSGSL United States Standard Guide for School Lighting 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017 IES Illuminating Engineering Society 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017 ANSI American National Standards Institute 1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018 ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Airconditioning Engineers United Engineering Center 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017 NPC National Plumbing Code Part of ANSI NEC National Electric Code Part of ANSI AGA American Gas Association 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10016 ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials 1916 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 ASME American Society for Mechanical Engineers United Engineering Center 345 E. 47th Street, New York, NY 10017 NFPA National Fire Protection Association 60 Batterymarch Street, Boston, MA 02110 (Usually included in ANSI) SMACNA Sheet Metal Contractors National AssociationStandards 1611 North Kent Street, Arlington, VA 22209 EFL Educational Facilities Laboratories 477 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022 OSHA Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Harrisburg, PA 17120 BOCA Building Officials and Code Administrators International Inc. 1313 East 60th St. Chicago, IL 60637
(b) Additions. A school district may submit, and the Department will evaluate, written justification of a request to have a particular construction code or professional guideline added to the approved list. The Department will have the authority to establish and enforce guidelines for safety factors not covered by the codes or professional guidelines listed in subsection (a) of this section.
(c) Energy Council. Subject to the provisions of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § § 1-10127-2702), for purposes of Department review and approval, minimum construction standards recommended by the Governors Energy Council shall take precedence over the codes and guidelines listed in subsection (a) of this section. Information is available from:
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Governors Office Energy Council P.O. Box 1323 Harrisburg PA 17120
The provisions of this § 349.16 amended November 3, 1978, effective March 10, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 775. Immediately preceding text appears at serial (38641).
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