A hospital's patient tower has an an exit access corridor with 1/2 hour partition fire resistance rating on
the first level. If the interior architect would like to provide side transoms (narrow windows) along the side
of the doors that lead to the exit access corridor, what fire resistance rating must the transoms have?
a. 1/3 hour
b. 1/2 hour
c. 3/4 hour
Solution | Posted 06/13/18
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