QCD

BUILDING SERVICES PROTECTION

VIIIBUILDING SERVICES PROTECTION (ASS* AUTOMATIC SUPPRESSION SYSTEM)MEDIUM-RISE (TYPE-B) OFFICES
A BUILDING UTILITIES COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 9 NFPA 101  
1 GAS EQUIPMENT & RELATED PIPING PROTECTION AS PER NFPA 54 & NFPA 58 REQUIRED
2 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS COMPLYING WITH NFPA 70 REQUIRED
  ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT ROOMS AUTOMATIC SUPPRESSION SYSTEM OR 2-HOURS ENCLOSURE REQUIRED
  SUBSTATION & SWITHGEARS ATTACHED TO OCCUPIED BUILDINGS REQUIRED PROTECTION 3-HOURS FRR* or ASS*
STANDALONE TRANSFORMER VAULT REQUIRED PROTECTION 3-HOURS FRR* or 2-HOURS FRR* with ASS
EXPLOSION PROTECTION ASS* & 2-HOURS FRR* ENCLOSURE
3 COMMERCIAL COOKING EQUIPMENT COMPLYING WITH NFPA 96 NOT REQUIRED
  KITCHEN/PANTRY ENCLOSURES - FIRE RESISTANCE RATING (FRR*) NOT REQUIRED
  COOKING EQUIPMENT EQUIPMENT USED ONLY FOR FOOR WARMING PERMITTED
4 ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS & CONVEYORS COMPLYING WITH ASME A17.1/CSA B44 REQUIRED
  FIRE FIGHTERS' EMERGENCY OPERATION COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 9 NFPA 101 & ASME A17.1/CSA B44 NOT REQUIRED
B RUBBISH CHUTE, INCINERATORS & LAUNDRY CHUTES COMPLYING WITH NFPA 82 REQUIRED
  ENCLOSURES TRAVERSES EQUAL OR LESS THAN 3 STOREYS 1-HOUR FRR*
TRAVERSES MORE THAN 3 STOREYS 2-HOURS FRR*
  OPENING PROTECTIVE TRAVERSES EQUAL OR LESS THAN 3 STOREYS 1-HOUR FPR**
TRAVERSES MORE THAN 3 STOREYS 1.5-HOURS FPR**
C EMERGENCY POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM COMPLYING WITH NFPA 110 REQUIRED
1 GENERATORS ENCLOSURE 1-HOUR FRR*
D FIRE PUMP ROOM COMPLYING WITH NFPA 20 REQUIRED
  ENCLOSURES MORE THAN 15.3 M FROM ANY BUILDING 1-HOUR FRR*
WITHIN 15.3 M OR ATTACHED TO BUILDINGS 2-HOURS FRR*
THROUGHOUT SPRINKLER (BUILDING/S & PUMP ROOM) 1-HOUR FRR*
  DIRECT SAFE ACCESS EXTERNAL ACCESS WITHIN THE LEVEL OF DISCHARGE REQUIRED
WITHIN 3M FROM ANY EXIT THAT COMPLIES WITH DIRECT DISCHARGE REQUIREMENTS PERMITTED
  ACCESS COMPONENT (UNDERGROUND LOCATION) STANDARD STAIR (NON-COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL) REQUIRED
CAT STEEL LADDER NOT PERMITTED
E FIRE WATER TANKS COMPLYING WITH NFPA 22 REQUIRED
  WATER TANK MATERIALS NON-COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL OR LIMITED COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS REQUIRED
GRP TANKS (WITHIN 1-HR FIRE RATED ENCLOSURE) PERMITTED
  DESIGN/COMPARTMENTATION TWO (2) COMPARTMENTS REQUIRED
F SMOKE CONTROL / EMERGENCY VENTILATION COMPLYING WITH NFPA 92 & NFPA 204 REQUIRED
1 VENTILATION BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING; 1.1. NATURAL VENTILATION; 1.2. MECHANICAL VENTILATION BY POSITIVE VENTILATION (PRESSURIZATION) SYSTEM EXIT STAIRCASES CONNECTS MORE THAN FIVE (5) STOREYS (LEVELS) INCLUDING BASEMENT/S REQUIRED
AND/OR WHEN SMOKE-STOP &/OR FIRE FIGHTING LOBBIES ARE REQUIRED NOT APPLICABLE
2 VENTILATION BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING; 2.1. NATURAL VENTILATION; 2.2. MECHANICAL VENTILATION & SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEM BASEMENT LEVEL/S WITH FLOOR AREA (FA) EXCEEDING 500 SQM REQUIRED
VERTICAL OPENINGS, ATRIUMS & OTHER LARGE VOLUME OF SPACES REQUIRED
G AIR-CONDITIONING & VENTILATION SYSTEM COMPLYING WITH NFPA 90A & NFPA 90B AND OTHER RELEVANT, APPLICABLE NFPA CODES & STANDARDS REQUIRED

Medium rise Offices (Type-B)

HEIGHT & AREA ALLOWED

Height: > 18m to <28m 

Area: > 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