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Additional regulations on fire safety for office buildings are about to take effect

Tường Vy

Ministry of Construction has promulgated the Circular No. 01/2020/TT-BXD regarding National Technical Regulation on fire safety for buildings and other construction projects.

This Circular lays down additional regulation on fire safety for buildings classified into the F1.2 group (e.g. hotels, dormitories,…), F4.3 group (e.g. facilities of regulatory authorities, offices,...) and mixed-use complex buildings that are from 50m to 150m in height, specifically including:

- Crowded rooms:

+ Crowded rooms with the fixed seat capacity of between 300 and 600 will not be built at the height of more than 15m; 

+ Crowded rooms with the fixed seat capacity of between 150 and 300 will not be built at the height of more than 40m; 

+ Crowded rooms with the fixed seat capacity of between 100 and 150 will not be built at the height of more than 50m; 

+ If public rooms are built at the height of more than 50m, their fixed seat capacity will be restricted to 100.

- Each corridor must be separated by fire compartments using fore rate-1 resistance walls; automatically close fire resistant doors are mounted on fire resistance walls with all sealed door cracks (except door bottoms), etc.

Circular No. 01/2020/TT-BXD is entering into force on July 1, 2020, replacing the Circular No. 07/2010/TT-BXD dated July 28, 2010.

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