LIFE SAFETY ISSUES
HEATING, VENTILATING, AND AIR CONDITIONING REVIEW
The reviewer should be aware of following life safety issues that designer is required to meet, and can find detailed information on this in the referenced material. The reviewer should check A/Es compliance with these issues.
Ref. HVAC Design Manual for Hospital Projects
SMOKE AND FIRE PROTECTION
Meet requirements of NFPA 30, 45, 72E, 90A, 96, 99, and 101.
Coordinate work with the Electrical trade.
Show all smoke partitions on HVAC floor plans.
Show all duct-mounted smoke detectors and dampers, and fire dampers on HVAC floor plans.
Individually number all duct mounted smoke and combination fire/smoke dampers on HVAC floor plans, and provide a schedule.
VA Standard Detail 15902-2.DWG
Provide smoke control based on fan shut down. No engineered smoke control permitted for the building, except for the atrium area.
Provide engineered smoke control for Atrium with capacity as per NFPA 92B, and Uniform Building Code, 1994, sections 402, and 905.