IBC Section 3006 Elevator Lobbies and Hoistway Opening Protection
Provider Name: Door Systems, Inc
Program Number: 92648 Length: 1 Hour Credits: 1.00 HSW: Yes
- This live course explains how to compartmentalize smoke and fire in common building types related to elevator openings, elevator lobbies, and corridors. How to incorporate best design practices for smoke and fire rated specialty products required for life safety. Includes a summary explanation of 2018 Significant Changes to the International Building Code Section 3006.
- HSW Justification:
Hoistway enclosures (for elevators and dumbwaiters) are rated shaft enclosures comprised of fire barriers that are required for all elevators that are not withing an atrium. Doors into hoistway enclosures other than hoistway doors and the elevator car door are not permitted at the point of access unless they can be opened from the car side without a key, tool or special knowledge. Per IBC Section 3006.6 Prohibited Doors
- How to Satisfy the needs of IBC Section 3006 Elevator Lobbies and Hoistway Opening Protection by utilizing the correct smoke and fire rated curtains/doors at such openings.
- Review the changes in IBC Chapter 30 Elevators: Alternative options to a Traditional Elevator Lobby as noted in Section 3006.3 Hoistway Opening Protection
- Describe how Elevator Shafts, Elevator lobbies, and corridors can compromise the Health, Safety and Welfare of the building occupants.
- Discuss how Design Professionals, Building Owners and Tenants benefit from utilizing smoke/fire rated containment systems in their design and applications.