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Switching for Fire Service Access Elevator Hoistway Lighting

Question asked by gmorgenweck on Jul 3, 2020
Latest reply on Jul 9, 2020 by gmorgenweck

IBC 2015 Fire Service Access Elevator

 

3007.5.2 Hoistway Lighting

 

The code clearly indicates hoistway lighting is required to be active during fire-fighters' emergency operation, however, it provides no guidance on how this "switching" is achieved.  Any insight on how this should operate/function is helpful.

 

The only guidance I have found is from City of San Francisco below, which implies the lighting should be interlocked with the Phase 1 recall but have also know a "switch" has been installed in the fire command center in some jurisdictions we have worked in. (https://sf-fire.org/sites/default/files/SFFD/BFP/I%20Documents/2016%20Final%20ABs/5.08%202016%20Fire%20Service%20Access%… )

 

 

Thanks.

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