Office Re-Opening Code Considerations

In this week’s issue of the Return to Work Tool Kit issued by the Boston Real Estate COVID Consortium, Chris Lynch, P.E. weighs in on various code compliance topics relating to the re-opening of offices. Topics include points of caution with installing door locking devices, modifying signage as it relates to egress, and creating sprinkler obstructions if installing temporary partitions. Additionally, Chris discusses the various allowable options for determining the 25% head count limitation. The article also contains great information on office furniture changes and signage and graphics authored by other Consortium team members. Read the full article here.

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