QCD

FIRE PROTECTION

VIIFIRE PROTECTION (FRR* FIRE RESISTANCE RATING / FPR** FIRE PROTECTION RATING)MEDIUM-RISE OFFICES
A DETECTION ALARM AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS    
1 FIRE ALARM SYSTEM   REQUIRED
B EXTINGUISHING REQUIREMENTS COMPLIANCE WITH INDIVIDUAL CODES & STANDARDS REQUIRED
1 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS TYPE AND RATING IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 10 REQUIRED
2 FIRE BLANKETS IN KITCHEN OR PANTRY REQUIRED
3 STANDPIPE SYSTEM BUILDING EXCEEDING 9M IN HABITABLE HEIGHT REQUIRED
4 FIRE HOSE REELS 25MM DIAMETER HOSE REQUIRED
5 AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM **(check also http://shared4.info/qcd/annexes/fire-fighting/FFS-business-occupancy.html) THROUGHOUT PROTECTION NOT REQUIRED **
PROVIDED IN LIAEU OF THE REQUIRED DRAFTSTOPS IN CONCEALED SPACES NOT REQUIRED
ONE BASEMENT LEVEL USED AS CARPARK ONLY AND NOT EXCEEDING 1115 SQM FIRE AREA NOT REQUIRED
ONE BASEMENT LEVEL USED AS MIXED OCCUPANCY REQUIRED
MORE THAN ONE BASEMENT LEVEL REQUIRED
6 OTHER EXTINGUISHING EQUIPMENT COMPLIANCE FROM INDIVIDUAL NFPA CODES & STANDARDS NOT REQUIRED

Medium rise Offices (Type-A)

HEIGHT & AREA ALLOWED

Height: > 15m to < 18m 

Area: > 500 sqm to < 1,000 sqm 


OFFICE BUILDINGS 

GENERAL OFFICES / CITY/MUNICIPAL HALLS / COURTHOUSES / DOCTORS/DENTISTS OFFICES / MEETING ROOMS [<50 SEATING CAPACITY] / BARBER SHOPS/SALONS / SERVICE FACILITIES (NEWS-STAND, LUNCH COUNTERS) <50 PERSONS / CLASSROOM/INSTRUCTIONAL LABORATORIES <50 SEATING CAPACITY / BIRTH CENTERS/AMBULATORY OUT-PATIENT CLINICS <4 PATIENTS