Design and construction of firefighting shafts

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Design and construction of firefighting shafts. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 15: Access to buildings for firefighting personnel – flats, 1 (15.9). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 105. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Firefighting shafts should achieve a minimum fire resistance of REI 120. A minimum of REI 60 is acceptable for either of the following (see Diagram 15.1).
a. Constructions separating the firefighting shaft from the rest of the building.
b. Constructions separating the firefighting stair, firefighting lift shaft and firefighting lobby.

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Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 15: Access to buildings for firefighting personnel – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B5: Access and facilities for the fire service
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2020 21:03
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/817

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