Flashcards in FFP high-rise office buildings sec 1-4 Deck (10):
Who holds a certificate of fitness from the fire department qualifying him/her to perform duties as require?
Fire safety director
Definitions FFP high rise office
Which of the following are characteristics of a high rise office building?
A) 75 ft or more in height
B) vary in area from 2,000 to over 300,000 square feet
D) classified as class "E"
FFP High-Rise office sec 2.1
Plenum type ceilings are generally found in buildings built before 1945.
T or F
False, generally not found. They are found in buildings build after 1968.
FFP high rise office sec 2.2.6
Heavy-weight built before 1945, medium-weight build between 1945-1968 and light-weight build after 1968. What's the weight per cubic foot of each?
Heavy-weight 20-23 lbs per cubic foot
Medium-weight 10-20 lbs per cubic foot
Light-weight 8-10 lbs per cubic foot
Sec 2.2 - 2.4
What provides the greatest assistance to FD members who are being deployed to control the fire, and who are conducting the primary search for any trapped occupants in a High-Rise office building?
What two general categories do HVAC systems found in high-rise office building fall into?
A. Central air conditioning systems, in which the processing equipment supplies air to more than one floor
B. Non-central air conditioning systems that serve only the floor on which the processing equipment is located
Which of the following accomplish the supply of processed air to the floors of a high rise office through the HVAC system?
A) supply air shaft
B) fire dampers
C) supply air ducts
D) air diffusers
How shall HVAC systems be placed in the non-circulating mode?
A) opening all outside air supply dampers
B) closing all mixing dampers
C) opening all exhaust dampers
The 1968 building code requires a manual fire pump to supplement the standpipe system in buildings over ___ feet high. The 1938 building code requires a manual fire pump in building over ___ feet high.
A. 200, 150
B. 250, 200
C. 300, 250
D. 350, 300