NFPA Journal talks about the hospital smoke compartment debate

Blog Post created by ryan.quinn Employee on Jan 28, 2014

AEE2FEB8C7B949FC84F97EBC357B0937.ashxNFPA's principal life satey engineer Ron Cote notes that a  proposed change to NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, which would nearly double the allowable size of smoke compartments in hospitals, is generating a lot of interest in the health care community. To find out why this issue could spur a spirited debate at the NFPA technical session this coming June, read Ron's article "Size Issue" in the January/February issue of NFPA Journal.