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Gerard,

Most of the language is contained in Chapter 34, Volume 1.  Be sure to check
with the local jurisdiction, many cities have stricter interpretations of
when an upgrade is required, particularly when archaic materials are
involved.  The San Francisco building code is an excellent example.

Paul Feather
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From: "Gerard Madden" <gmadden(--nospam--at)duquette-eng.com>
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Sent: Monday, December 10, 2001 2:58 PM
Subject: Mandatory Upgrade-when


> I'm having trouble tracking down in the code where it states the criteria
> when existing structures need to be upgraded due to an addition. I know
I've
> read somewhere in the code about 5% difference in mass (or demand) to an
> existing element based on new addition is the trigger, but I can't find
it.
> If anyone could point me to it, I'd appreciate it.
>
> thanks,
> -gerard
>
> Gerard Madden, PE
> Design Group Manager
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