Fire Department Vehicle Access. Site selection for new facilities
shall consider fire department vehicle access. New facilities four stories or
more in height shall be provided with suitable all weather ground access
surface for aerial apparatus on a minimum of two sides of the perimeter of the
Fire Department Connection. Facilities with fire department
connections for sprinkler or standpipe systems shall be provided with suitable
all weather ground access surface for pumper apparatus within 150 feet (45.72
m) of such fire department connections.
Design Requirements. Air handling, heating, ventilation, and
NFPA 75, Protection of Electronic Computer/Data Processing
Corridors. Corridors shall not be used in lieu of duct for air
handling supply or return.
Plenums. Plenums may be used as an integral part of an air handling
system only if they conform to the requirements of NFPA 90A. Under no
circumstances may combustible materials be located within the plenum space.
Electrical wiring passing through the space, including telephone and
communication wiring, shall be approved for that type of environment or shall
be in metal conduit. Rooms or areas which form a plenum space or which are
used as a plenum shall not be occupied for any purpose except during repairs
or maintenance operations to the air handling equipment.
Duct Smoke Detectors.
Provide duct smoke detectors in accordance
with NFPA 90A and NFPA 90B.
Existing facilities without duct detectors.
Provide fire dampers in accordance with NFPA 90A and