New Hampshire Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute

New Hampshire State Building & Fire Code Changes
​A Panel Discussion

Wednesday, November 20, 2019​

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The Program

The NH State Building & Fire Codes have been updated effective September 2019. 

The health, safety, and welfare of building occupants are enhanced in buildings that are designed to comply with the 2015 editions of the international building codes.

  • Understand the most important changes in building height and area restrictions.
  • Understand most significant changes in fire and occupancy separations.
  • Understand most significant changes in exiting requirements.

  • Understand changes to life-safety systems requirements.

1.5 AIA LU/HSW (approved)

The Panel​

Brian Kuhn, Jr., PE, Code Red Consultants, LLC
With more than 12 years of experience in the industry, Brian focuses on providing innovative solutions to design and construction challenges that have an impact on fire protection and life safety. He collaborates closely with clients to develop prescriptive code compliance strategies and offers alternative performance-based solutions to complex compliance issues that meet the needs of all stakeholders. In working with clients and Authorities Having Jurisdiction, Brian strives to provide prompt communication and timely deliverables that advance both the client’s goals and occupant safety.

Matthew Siska, PE, CEM, GDS Associates, Inc.

Matt manages the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy department in GDS’ Northeast regional office located in Manchester, New Hampshire. Matt works with a wide range of clients from natural gas and electric utility companies to end user commercial and industrial facilities. He has also worked in nearly all facets of the energy efficiency industry from program planning and delivery, to evaluation and inspections. Matt is an experienced project manager with a strong background in building, life safety and energy codes as well as HVAC system operation and analysis.


5:30 - 6:00 Social
6:00 - 8:00 Dinner and Panel Discussion


Registration: $ 25 for CSI members and non-members, $5 for Students
(Please register soon! Only one seat remaining.)

Please provide registrant name(s) and any special food requirements (e.g., gluten free) in the "add registration information" box.

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If you register and are unable to attend, refunds will be issued up to 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Questions:  Contact Wayne Wheeler at 603-545-5158 or [email protected].


The Bungalow Club
1 Franklin Street 
Exeter, NH 03833
The Bungalow Club at Exeter is a supper, social and live music club for energetic adults who crave conversation, community and conviviality. The stunning clubhouse is located at 1 Franklin Street in the heart of downtown Exeter. The Club is also a popular venue for events, both members and non members are able to host events at the Club. The Bungalow Club is currently accepting new members.