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01/28/2013

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Nancy Pearce

Good afternoon! NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, addresses when and where fire protection rated openings are required. You may visit www.nfpa.org/101 and under the Technical Questions tab you may submit your specific Code interpretation questions directly to our technical staff.

muhammad azim siddiqui

doors on external walls or on roof top for a hospital building can be firerated or not for the following areas.pls.confirm
1.fireescape staircase
2.lowvoltage electrical room
3.external doors of stores, meeting
halls and mechanical rooms etc

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