COMMERCIAL BUILDING - NARDO’ (LE), VIA DE GASPERI - Fire safety Design

The fire prevention project on the adjustment to the fire regulations of a building as a result of extraordinary maintenance and change of the type of business, resulting in the existing hazardous substances into the room.


The property will become a selling point of a major national retail chain.


The building is composed of only the ground floor used as a general supermarket and containing goods of a local special reserves. E 'it isolated on all four sides.


The building is located on the way A.De Gasperi, and occupies a floor area of 1,000 square meters.


The building, intended to general supermarket, is realized with load bearing structures a.c. and infill masonry of the 30 cm thick.


In order to reduce the risk of fire two fire compartments have been created.


The activity is the sale of food products and not, with associated processing areas and a supply of goods.


The loading and unloading take place exclusively in the goods receiving area almost exclusively using mechanical means.


The structure of the building is of the type framed with beams and pillars in c.a. (Concrete cover 3 cm), the cover is made from slabs a.c. the thickness of cm. 30 (concrete cover 1.5 cm.), While the seals are in cm thick tuff. 30.


The load rating of fire was made in function of the type of goods hypothesized present in the most severe situation and of all the fuels furnishings. Were then identified areas of all commodities similar, has computed the theoretical volume from these busy (shelving surface x height Stacking theoretical = 1.80), the various waves produced get a real amount of commodity expressed in volume. At this point, each product was assigned the gross calorific value of power and has made the value of the fire load available for it.


A service activity will be the following fire protection systems:


  • Fire water system consists of No. 5 reels DN 25 mm, all equipped with lance and hose 25 mt and installed in such a way as to cover, with its cast, the entire area;
  • Fire extinguishers 6 kg. chemical powder approved type;
  • Fire alarm system. In the building it will be installed a fire alarm system consists of a control unit, 4 to alert fire buttons, 1 electronic siren for indoor;
  • Safety signs.

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