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      Q&A Exits

      Q: Are hard-surface sidewalks, such as concrete, required between the exit door and the public way in order to qualify as an exit discharge? I was told…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 1, 2010
      Q&A Sprinklers

      Q: We have open concrete beam floor construction in our hospital, and the depth of the beams are14 inches below the deck, and they are spaced 70 inches…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 1, 2010
      Electrical Rooms Q&A Sprinklers

      Q: Do all electrical rooms have to have automatic sprinklers installed in them? Our electrician tells us there are exceptions to installing sprinklers in…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 1, 2010
      Electrical Rooms Q&A Walls

      Q: Are electrical equipment rooms required to be fire rated? We have a dry-type transformer in an utility room on one of our nursing units and wanted to…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 1, 2010
      Q&A Stairwells

      Q: I read an article were an interruption gate is required in a stairwell to prevent people from traveling past the floor where they should exit. Is this…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 1, 2010