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CHAPTER 7
FIRE PROTECTION
ELEVATOR DESIGN GUIDE
7-1
Design Reference Documents
7-1.1 Design elevator, hoistway, and machine room in accordance with the current versions of
the following reference documents:
ADAAG -
American Disabilities Act Accessibility Standards
ASME A17.1, -
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Safety Code for
Elevators and Escalators.
ASME A17.2.1, -  Inspector's Manual for Electric Elevators.
ASME A17.2.2, -  Inspector's Manual for Hydraulic Elevators.
ASME A17.2.3, - Inspector's Manual for Escalators.
ASME A17.3, -  Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators
(For designing changes to existing Elevator/Escalator Systems)
NFGS - 14210 - NAVFAC Guide Specifications Section 14210,
"Electric Traction Elevators"
NFGS - 14240 - NAVFAC Guide Specifications Section 14240,
"Hydraulic Elevators"
NFPA 13 -
Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
NFPA 70 -
National Electric Code (NEC)
UBC -
Uniform Building Code
UFAS -
Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards
7-1.2
The requirements and guidance provided in this Fire Protection Elevator Design Guide
are applicable to both continental United States and overseas projects, however the
technical/commercial reference standards (ASME, NEC, ADAAG) listed in this
document will be different in Europe.
7-1.3 Sprinkler protection shall not be provided for elevators hoistway, pit, and machine rooms
of Italian construction projects. Italian law does not allow sprinklers in these areas.
7-2
Design Requirements
7-2.1
Provide dual-contact smoke detectors or addressable fire alarm system smoke detectors
and control modules at:
a. All elevator lobbies.
b. Top of the hoistway. (Only if sprinklers are provided at the top of the hoistway).
c. Elevator machine room.
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