A dead end corridor has an exit in only one direction. For life safety (for example, to escape during a fire) corridors should have exit access from both directions. On the NCIDQ Practicum, you can avoid dead end corridors altogether with correct space planning. Per the NCIDQ Building codes: 4.6.2 Dead end corridors MUST NOT exceed […]
NCIDQ Exam Glossary Terms - D
Important NCIDQ Glossary Terms to know for the IDFX, IDPX, and Practicum Exams.
A dedicated circuit is designed to make sure enough power is available for a specific appliance without overloading the system. The term “dedicated circuit” is a layman’s term for what the National Electric Code or NFPA 70 calls an “individual branch circuit”. Each item on an individual branch circuit has its own circuit breaker in […]
This type of specification details requirements for a material or product, including methods of installation and fabrication, but does not include trade names. Descriptive specifications are difficult to write because of all the detailed information that needs to be included.