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Fire Fighting Lobby – NFPA 5000 requirements

Image below is an example of Fire Fighting Lobby;

Reference from NFPA 5000;

54.12.1.1  A minimum of one fire service access elevators shall be sized in accordance with 54.3.2.

54.12.2.2.1  Each fire service access elevator lobby shall have direct access to an exit stair enclosure.

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Guidance for selecting Handrails

The Building Regulations 2010 – Approved Document M *Access to and use of buildings” Volume – Buildings other than dewllings” and Approved Document K “Protection from falling, collision and impact”.

Drawings are extract from guidance.

Health Building Note 00-04: Circulation and communication spaces.

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Fire Access Opening


fire access panel requirements from qatar civil defence / qcd / qcdd

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What Happened to Fire Rating of Incidental Storage Rooms?

As many of you are probably familiar with, for years, when designing a building such as an office that has a storage room that is greater than 100 square feet in area, and is identified as “storage,” we needed to provide a 1 hour fire barrier separation around the storage room in non-sprinklered buildings.

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