Smoke Compartments – Healthcare

Section 407.4.3

The compartmentation requirements in these case studies are unique to hospital occupancies and are driven, for the most part, by means of egress provisions.

Side Acting with Complying Swing Egress Door(s)

In this case study we find it difficult to maintain continuity with compartmentation when passing through corridors or other open areas with smoke partition walls. With the wide-span capabilities of the McKeon door assembly there is no compromise with building function ability and code compliance.