Loft conversions

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Loft conversions. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 2: Means of escape - dwellinghouses, 1 (2.23). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 18. ISBN 9781859469156

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An alternative approach to that described in paragraph 2.21 would be to comply with all of the following.
a. Provide sprinkler protection to the open-plan areas.
b. Provide a fire resisting partition (minimum REI 30) and door (minimum E 20) to separate the ground storey from the upper storeys. The door should allow occupants of the loft room access to a first storey escape window.
c. Separate cooking facilities from the open-plan area with fire resisting construction (minimum REI 30).

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Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 2: Means of escape – dwellinghouses
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B1: Means of warning and escape
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2020 21:08
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41

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