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  Regulation FP-4.0 – Building Fire Protection Design Features and Life Safety Requirements 4.1Fire Protection Design nalysis!  A fire protection design analysis is required for all designs and shall address the fire pro   tectionrequirements of the project as required by these regulations. The fire protection design analysis shallbe separate from other disciplines and shall be submitted with concept submission. The same shallinclude the following: 4.1.1Building code analysis i.e. type of construction, height and area limitations and buildingseparation or eposure protection. 4.1.! lassification of #ccupancy4.1.$%equirement for fire rated walls, fire rated doors, fire dampers with their fire resisti&e ratings,smo'e compartmentation ( smo'e barriers.4.1.4)eans of egress in accordance with *+A 1-1 occupant loads, eit capacities etc/.4.1.0Analysis of automatic sprin'ler systems and other suppression systems and protected areas,including hydraulic analysis of required water demand. 4.1.2ater supplies, water distribution, location of fire hydrants.4.1.3mo'e control methods and smo'e control systems.4.1.5+ire Alarm ystem the type of alarm system and location of alarm equipment/.4.1.6+ire detection system the type of detection system and location of detectors/.4.1.1-tandpipe systems and fire etinguishers.4.1.117nterior finish ratings.4.1.1! onnection to and description of fire alarm super&ising system.4.1.1$7dentify the &arious occupancies and ha8ardous areas associated with the facility.4.1.14+ire 9ept access.4.1.10 oordination with security requirements. Revision: 00 October 2010 Page 1 of 16  4. #lassification of $ccu%ancy and &a'ards of #ontents and S%ecial $%eration! %ele&ant pro&isions of *+A 1-1 and *+A 0--- shall apply. ;ualified +ire ro   tectionepert<specialist shall submit a report on fire protection and life safety features when ma'ing buildingpermit submission for projects. %efer to Appendi  4/ 4.()y%es of #onstruction! *ew structures shall be constructed from noncombustible or the resisti&e construction as per *+A0---. 4.4&eig*t and area limits! =eight and area limitations of new buildings shall be in accordance with *+A 0--- where eistingbuildings undergo additions, the combined area of the eisting building and the new addition shallcomply with the limits established in *+A 0--- where the area of the addition would cause thebuilding to eceed the height and < or area limits of *+A 0---, fire walls and < or fire barriers arerequired as determined by *+A 0---. 4.+Site #onsiderations! 4.0.1%efer to Appendi > +ire 9epartment ?ehicle Access. At minimum, one of the long sides of e&ery building shall be accessible to +ire 9ept &ehicles.4.0.! Building separation and requirements for rated eterior walls and openings for protection fromeposures by adjacent buildings or ha8ards shall comply with *+A 0---. 4.,S%ecial Structures  &ig* Rise Buildings! %ele&ant ro&isions of *+A 1-1 and *+A 0--- shall apply. Towers, highrise buildings@ water cooling towers@ tele&ision, microwa&e and radio transmitting towers@ windowless and undergroundbuildings@ tunnels@ highway and railroad bridges@ tents@ grandstands@ amusement par' structures@membrane structures@ piers and water surrounded structures used for purposes other than &esselmooring or cargo handling@ airright structures@ co&ered mall buildings and other special structuressuch as signs and open par'ing garages are eamples of special structures. uideline notes! +or designing high rise buildings, the following major fire protection factors shall be considered:i.Accessibility Revision: 00 October 2010 Page 2 of 16  ii.nique people mo&ement ( egress systems iii.7ncreased occupant, equipment, material and fuel loads/i&. ombination of occupancies in a single highrise building&.*atural forces ie. wind<stac' effect affecting fire and smo'e mo&ement.%efer to %%endi/ +  for +ire rotection < +ire afety uidelines +or 9esigning =igh %ise Buildings 4.$ccu%ancies in S%ecial Structures! %ele&ant pro&isions of *+A 0--- shall apply for all occupancies in special structure &i8. undergroundstructures, limited access structures, &ehicles and &essels mobile units/, open structures outdoor processing facilities/, towers, water surrounded structures, piers ( helistops. 4.S%ecial #onstruction! %ele&ant pro&isions of *+A 0--- shall apply for all special construction &i8. bleachers, folding andtelescopic seating, grandstand, hot tub, membrane public pool, residential pool, swimming pool, spa,air inflated structure, air supported structure, membrane structure, tensionedmembrane structure,permanent ( temporary structures, tent, pri&ate party tent and weatheredmembrane material. 4.23ncroac*ments into t*e Pulic Rig*t-of-5ay! %ele&ant pro&isions of *+A 0--- shall apply for projection into Alleys, space below sidewal',Balconies and Appendages, 9oors, %oof 9rainage, Air tight structures ( 'ywal' Bridges. 4.10Road )unnels6 Bridges and ot*er Limited ccess &ig*5ays! %ele&ant pro&isions of *+A 0--- shall apply. 4.11Passi7e Fire Protection -Features of Fire Protection and Fire Resisti7e 8aterials and#onstruction! 4.11.1C&ery building, facility or structure shall be constructed, arranged, equipped, maintained, andoperated to a&oid undue danger to the occupants from fire, smo'e, fumes, unsafe conditionsor resulting panics. 4.11.!%ele&ant pro&isions of *+A 1-1, *+A 0--- and *+A !!- shall apply. uideline notes : iBalance passi&e and acti&e fire protection measures to reinforce and compliment each other.ii7mplement 'ey decisions related to passi&e fire protection made during design, construction andoccupancy. Revision: 00 October 2010 Page 3 of 16  iiise of fireresisti&e barriers to slow spread of fire to large secondary items. i&se construction barriers to bloc' fire spread between 8ones wall assemblies, ceiling<floor assemblies, barriers between occupied and concealed places, firestopping in concealed spacesand eterior barriers to &ertical spread between floors/. &9esign doors and windows to bloc' fire spread between 8ones +ire door assemblies andwindow restrictions to bloc' fire spread between buildings<structures<plants/. &ieparate buildings, facilities or structures enough to pre&ent fire spread between them. &ii%egulate design and operation of systems for heating, &enting, and air conditioning to pre&enttheir ser&ing as mechanism to transfer smo'e and gases into uncontaminated occupied areas.This shall also permit shut off of air mo&ement in fires/. &iiilug &ertical and hori8ontal utility openings pipes, cable ducts, A ducts and cables/ and peepthrough at doors, columns ( beams/ by suitable fire resisti&e sealant. i onsider compartmentation to contain spread of fire<smo'e<heat. +ire retardant treated +%T/ plywood:  +%T plywood shall not be used in any part of the roof or roofing systems. Cisting +%T plywood installations shall be regularly inspected for structuralintegrity. %eplacement of damaged +%T plywood may require additional fire protectionmeasures if +%T plywood is to be replaced with more combustible materials.i7nsulation:  Thermal and acoustical insulation with a flame spread +/ rating not higher than 30and smo'e de&eloped 9/ rating not higher than 10- when tested in accordance with AT)C54 *+A !00/ shall be used. Application of cellular plastic insulation to building eteriors shallbe in accordance with the requirements of the rele&ant code<standard. ellular plastic shall notbe used for interior insulation.ii%oof co&erings and roof dec's:  %oof co&erings appro&ed and listed by an *%TD shall be used.The D %oofing )aterials and ystems 9irectory lists three classes A, B and / of acceptableroof co&erings based on compliance with D 36- and *+A !0. %oof dec' assemblies shall beD listed as +ire classifies or equal listing or classification by an *%TD or +) appro&ed eceptfor fully sprin'lered buildings and buildings less than 344 m ! .iii2ood:  2ood used for walls, platforms, bloc'ing, furring and similar applications shall be fireretardant, pressure impregnated. +ire retardant coatings of intumescent paint or other fireretardant chemicals are not acceptable in lieu of fire retardant treatment.i&+ire and mo'e Barriers: +ire and smo'e barriers shall comply with the requirements of *+A1-1. %ele&ant pro&isions of *+A 6-A shall apply for treatment of =?A duct penetrations,locations of smo'e dampers and smo'e detector requirements. ubject to the appro&al of C=+ire 9ept smo'e dampers may be omitted in =?A ducts that penetrate smo'e barriers where Revision: 00 October 2010 Page 4 of 16


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