Building Code of the Philippines(1)

Shall not exceed 1500 square meters the total

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Unformatted text preview: ent of the floor area of the room or occupancy sheltered. (c) Area Separation – The area of such plastic panels shall be separated from each other by a section of incombustible material or by a section of the roofing material of the structure not less than 1.50 meters in length. The lower edge of the plastic material shall be at least 150 millimeters above the surface of the adjoining roof surface. SECTION 1606. Plastic Light Diffusers in Ceilings. (a) General – Ceiling light diffusers having an area greater than ten percent of any 10.00 square meters of room area shall be of approved plastics conforming to the requirements specified in this Code. (b) Installation – Plastic light diffusers shall be installed in such a manner that they will not readily become detached when subjected to room temperature of 80°C for 15 minutes, Except, for plastic light diffusers which are installed in the first floor area of Group C Occupancies having egress directly to the exterior of the building; and plastic light diffusers which are located between an approved automatic Fire-extinguishing system and the area to be protected other than public corridors for Group A, B, C, D, E, G, H, and I Occupancies if tests required by the Secretary have established that such installation will not interfere with the efficient operation of such automatic fire-extinguishing systems. SECTION 1607. Partitions Where partitions are not required to be of fire-resistive or incombustible construction, approved plastics conforming to the requirements specified in this Code may be used. SECTION 1608. Exterior Veneer (a) General Exterior veneer may be of approved plastic materials, and shall conform to the provisions of this Section. (b) Height Plastic veneer shall not be attached to any exterior wall above the first storey: Provided, that plastic veneer may be attached to exterior walls above the first storey of buildings located outside of highly restrictive Fire Zones: Provided, further that the height of veneer is not in excess of 10.00 meters above the adjacent grade of elevation. (c) Area Sections of plastic veneer shall not exceed 15.00 square meters in area, Except, that in less restrictive Fire Zones, the area may be increased by fifty percent. (d) Separation Sections of plastic veneer shall be separated by a minimum of 1.20 meters vertically and 600 millimeters horizontally. SECTION 1609. Awnings and Canopies (a) Plastic materials appropriate for use according to Flame Spread characteristics may be utilizes in awnings and canopies, provided such awnings and canopies are constructed in accordance with provisions governing projections and appendages as specified in this Code. (b) Approved plastics may be used in awnings where untreated canvas is permitted. (c) Approved plastics may be used in lieu of pain glass in green-houses in less restrictive Fire Zones. CHAPTER 17 SHEET METAL PAINT SPRAY BOOTHS SECTION 1701. Sheet Metal Paint Spray Booths (a) General Paint spray booths shall...
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