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MIL-HDBK-1008B
comply with the following:
a)  Medical centers, hospitals, composite medical facilities, and
ambulatory health care facilities.
(1)
Four or more stories - Type I
(2)
Two or three stories - Type II - Fire Resistive
(3)
Single story - Type II One-Hour
b)
Detached outpatient and dental clinics
(1)
Three stories or more - Type II - Fire Resistive
(2)
One or two stories - Type II - N
Exception:
Medical facilities designed and constructed in accordance
with the requirements of the Integrated Building System
(IBS), with a walk-on platform which provides access to the
distribution zone (interstitial space), shall meet the
criteria of NFPA 101 and NFPA 220.  Refer to MIL-HDBK-1191.
4.4.3
Fire Area Limitations.
Fire areas shall be in accordance with the
UBC.
Exception:
Medical facilities designed and constructed in accordance
with the requirements of the IBS.
4.4.4
Building Height Limitations.
Building height limitations shall be
in accordance with the UBC.
Exception:
Medical facilities designed and constructed in accordance
with the requirements of the IBS shall meet the height
limitations of NFPA 101.
4.4.5
Sprinkler Protection.  Medical facilities shall be protected
throughout by an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Exception 1:
Stand-alone, outpatient and dental clinics less than three
stories in height; of Type II One-Hour, Type II Fire
Resistive, or Type I construction.
Exception 2:
Distribution zone and connection zone (space above
suspended ceiling) of facilities designed and constructed
in accordance with the requirements of the IBS.
4.5
Detention and Correctional Facilities
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