FEATURES OF FIRE PROTECTION

VIFEATURES OF FIRE PROTECTION (NFPA 5000 TABLES 7.2.1.1, 7.3.2.1, 7.3.5 (a) (b), 7.3.5.5, 7.4.1TYPE-A FACILITIES
A CONSTRUCTION COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 7 & 8 OF NFPA 5000  
1 CONSTRUCTION TYPE IN ACCORDANCE WITH TABLE 18.1.6.1 NFPA 101 REQUIRED
B COMPARTMENTATION COMPLYING WITH NFPA 101 & NFPA 5000 REQUIRED
1 FIRE BARRIERS COMPLYING WITH NFPA 101 & NFPA 5000 1-HOUR FRR*
2 SEPARATION FROM OTHER OCCUPANCIES COMPLYING WITH NFPA TABLE 6.1.14.4.1 (a), (b) REQUIRED
3 CORRIDORS    
  CORRIDOR WALLS FORM AS FIRE BARRIER TO LIMIT TRANSFER OF SMOKE REQUIRED
  CORRIDOR DOORS CONSTRUCTED TO RESIST PASSAGE OF SMOKE REQUIRED
4 SUBDIVISION OF BUILDING SPACES / SMOKE BARRIERS COMPLYING WITH NFPA 101 & NFPA 5000 REQUIRED
DIVIDE EVERY STORY USED BY INPATIENTS FOR SLEEPING OR TREATMENT NOT LESS THAN 2 SMOKE COMPARTMENTS
DIVIDE EVERY STORY HAVING AN OCCUPANT LOAD OF 50 OR MORE PERSONS REGARDLESS OF USE NOT LESS THAN 2 SMOKE COMPARTMENTS
SIZE LIMIT OF EACH COMPARTMENT (UNLESS THE AREA IS AN ATRIUM WHERE NO LIMIT IN SIZE IS REQUIRED) NOT EXCEEDING 2100 SQM
LIMIT THE TRAVEL DISTANCE FROM ANY POINT TO REACH A DOOR IN THE REQUIRED SMOKE BARRIER 61M
REQUIRED SEPARATION 1-HOUR FRR*
  EXEMPTION TO THE REQUIRED SMOKE BARRIERS STORIES THAT DO NOT CONTAIN HEALTHCARE OCCUPANCY LOCATED DIRECTLY ABOVE A HEALTH CARE OCCUPANCY PERMITTED
  EXEMPTION TO THE REQUIRED SMOKE BARRIERS AREAS THAT DO NOT CONTAIN HEALTHCARE OCCUPANCY AND THAT ARE SEPARATED BY A FIRE BARRIER PERMITTED
STORIES THAT DO NOT CONTAIN A HEALTH CARE OCCUPANCY AND THAT ARE MORE THAN ONE STORY BELOW PERMITTED
STORIES LOCATED DIRECTLY BELOW HOUSING MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT ONLY PERMITTED 2-HOUR FRR* SEPARATED FROM THE HEALTH CARE OCCUPANCY
OPEN AIR PARKING STRUCTURES PROTECTED THROUGHOUT WITH SPRINKLER SYSTEM PERMITTED
  DOORS IN THE REQUIRED SMOKE BARRIERS SELF-CLOSING OR AUTOMATIC CLOSING REQUIRED
FPR**-FIRE PROTECTION RATING REQUIRED 20 MINUTES FRP
VISION PANELS REQUIRED
LATCHING HARDWARE NOT REQUIRED
STOPS AT HEADS AND SIDES OF DOOR FRAMES REQUIRED
RABBETS, BEVELS AND ASTRAGALS AT MEETING EDGES OF PARIS OF DOORS REQUIRED
CENTER MULLION NOT PERMITTED
MINIMUM CLEAR WIDTH FOR HORIZONTAL SLIDING DOORS HOSPITALS AND NURSING HOMES 2110MM
PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS AND LIMITED CARE FACILITIES 1625MM
C VERTICAL OPENINGS PROTECTION PROTECTION COMPLYING WITH NFPA CODES  
1 COMMUNICATING SPACES COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8.6 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
2 ATRIUMS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8.6 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
3 CONVENIENCE OPENINGS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8.6 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
4 SHAFTS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8.6 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
5 MEZZANINES COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8.6 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
6 CONCEALED SPACES & DRAFTSTOPS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8.6 NFPA 101 REQUIRED
  EXTERIOR & INTERIOR WALL & PARTITION FIRE STOPPED AT EACH LEVEL, TOP STORY CEILING LEVEL & AT THE LEVEL OF SUPPORT FOR ROOFS REQUIRED
  UNOCCUPIED ATTIC SPACES DRAFTSTOPS INTO AREAS NOT EXCEEDING 280 SQM REQUIRED
  CONCEALED SPACES (CEILINGS & FLOORS) DRAFTSTOPS INTO AREAS NOT EXCEEDING 93 SQM REQUIRED
  CONCEALED SPACES (FLOORS & ROOFS) DRAFTSTOPS INTO AREAS NOT EXCEEDING 280 SQM REQUIRED
D HAZARDOUS AREA PROTECTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH TABLE 18.3.2.1 NFPA 101 REQUIRED
    PROTECTION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN 1-HOUR FRR