QCD

BUILDING SERVICES PROTECTION

COLLEGE DORMITORIES / STUDENT HOUSING / MILITARY BARRACKS / LABORWORKERS & STAFF HOUSING.A BUILDING OR GROUP OF BUILDINGS THAT PROVIDES SLEEPING ACCOMODATIONS ON A TRANSIENT OR PERMANENT BASIS WITH OR WITHOUT MEALS BUT WITHOUT SEPARATE COOKING FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPANTS

VIIIBUILDING SERVICES PROTECTION (ASS* AUTOMATIC SUPPRESSION SYSTEM)LOW-RISE DORMITORY & ACCOMODATIONS BUILDINGS
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 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 REQUIRED WHEN PROVIDED
  KITCHEN/PANTRY ENCLOSURE FRP* NOT REQUIRED
  COOKING EQUIPMENT EQUIPMENT USED ONLY FOR FOOR WARMING NOT 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 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 NOT 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 TYPE 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 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 NOT REQUIRED
1 VENTILATION BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING; a. NATURAL VENTILATION; b. MECHANICAL VENTILATION BY POSITIVE VENTILATION (PRESSURIZATION) SYSTEM EXIT STAIRCASE CONNECTS MORE THAN FIVE (5) STOREYS (LEVELS) INCLUDING BASEMENT/S NOT APPLICABLE
AND/OR WHEN SMOKE-STOP &/OR FIRE FIGHTING LOBBIES ARE REQUIRED NOT APPLICABLE
2 VENTILATION BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING; a. NATURAL VENTILATION; b. MECHANICAL VENTILATION & SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEM BASEMENT LEVEL/S WITH FLOOR AREA (FA) EXCEEDING 500 SQM NOT APPLICABLE
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

Low rise Dormitory and Accomodations

HEIGHT & AREA ALLOWED

Height: < 15m

Area: < 500 sqm 


DORMITORY & ACCOMMODATION BUILDINGS 

COLLEGE DORMITORIES / STUDENT HOUSING / MILITARY BARRACKS / LABOR/WORKERS & STAFF HOUSING.

A BUILDING OR GROUP OF BUILDINGS THAT PROVIDES SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS ON A TRANSIENT OR PERMANENT BASIS WITH OR WITHOUT MEALS BUT WITHOUT SEPARATE COOKING FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPANTS