QCD

BUILDING SERVICES PROTECTION

COLLEGE DORMITORIES / STUDENT HOUSING / MILITARY BARRACKS / LABOR/WORKERS & 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)MEDIUM-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 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 TO (2) COMPARTMENTS REQUIRED
F SMOKE CONTROL / EMERGENCY VENTILATION COMPLYING WITH NFPA 92 & NFPA 204 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 REQUIRED
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 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 Dormitory and Accommodations

HEIGHT & AREA ALLOWED

Height: > 15m to < 28m

Area: > 500 sqm to < 1,000 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