Refuse chutes and storage

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Refuse chutes and storage. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 3: Means of escape – flats, 1 (3.56). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 33. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Refuse chutes and rooms for storing refuse should meet both of the following conditions.
a. Be separated from other parts of the building by fire resisting construction (minimum REI 30 in buildings with a top storey up to 5m above ground level; otherwise REI 60).
b. Not be situated within a protected stairway or protected lobby.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: mml-maui-text-analytics-keywords
Uncontrolled Keywords: protected corridor/lobby, fire compartment, compartment (fire), single storey, direct distance, circulation space, compartmentation, height, separated part, firefighting stair
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 3: Means of escape – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B1: Means of warning and escape
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2020 12:12
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/290

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