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less than three changes of air per hour shall be provided.
2. For rooms entirely above grade ad used as bakeries, hotel or restaurant kitchens, laundries
other than accessory to dwellings, and boiler rooms - not less than ten changes of air per
hour shall be provided.
3. For auditorium and other rooms used for assembly purposes, with seats or other accommodations - not less than 0.30 cubic meter of air per minute shall be supplied for each
4. For wards and dormitories of institutional buildings - not less than 0.45 cubic meter of air
per minute shall be supplied for each person accommodated.
5. For other rooms or spaces not specifically covered under this Section of the Code, applicable
provisions of the Philippine Mechanical Engineering Code, shall be followed. CHAPTER 9
SANITATION SECTION 901. General Requirements
Subject to the provisions of Book II of the civil Code of the Philippines on Property, Ownership,
and its Modification, all buildings hereafter erected, altered, remodeled, relocated or repaired for human
habitation shall be provided with adequate and potable water supply, plumbing installation, and suitable
wastewater treatment or disposal system, storm water drainage, pest and vermin control, noise abatement
device, and such other measures required for the protection and promotion of health of persons
occupying the premises and others living nearby.
SECTION 902. Water Supply System
(a) Whenever available, the potable water requirements for a building used for human habitation
shall be supplied from existing municipal or city waterworks system.
(b) The quality of drinking water from meteoric, surface or underground sources shall conform
to the criteria set in the latest approved National Standards for Drinking Water.
(c) The design, construction and operation of deepwells for the abstraction of groundwater shall
be subject to the provisions of the Water Code of the Philippines.
(d) The design, construction and operation of independent waterworks systems of private
housing subdivisions or industrial estates shall be governed by existing laws relating to local waterworks
(e) The water piping installations inside buildings and premises shall conform to the provisions
of the National Plumbing Code of the Philippines.
SECTION 903. Wastewater Disposal System
(a) Sanitary sewage from buildings and neutralized or pre-heated industrial wastewater shall be
discharged directly into the nearest street sanitary sewer main of existing municipal or city sanitary
sewerage system in accordance with the criteria set by the Code on Sanitation and the National Pollution
(b) All buildings located in areas where there are no available sanitary sewerage system shall
dispose their sewage “Imhoff” or septic tank and subsurface absorption field .
(c) Sanitary and industrial plumbing installations inside buildings and premises shall conform to
the provisions of the National Pl...
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2013 for the course ARIDBE AR taught by Professor Any during the Fall '12 term at Mapúa Institute of Technology.
- Fall '12