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FIRE RATED GLAZING FOR EXTERIOR APPLICATIONS April 21, 2016 | New York, NY


FIRE RATED GLASS IN EXTERIOR APPLICATIONS PROVIDE: Fire Ra8ng Clear Views Air + Water Control Thermal Performance Structural Performance Seamless Design Addi8onal Performance Op8ons: Sunshade System Blast/Ballis8c Decora8ve Interna'onal Shoppe in Valley Stream, NY Architect: RPF Glazier: AMG Contrac=ng Services Products: SuperLite II-XL 60 IGU in GPX Curtain Wall Framing


SECTION II: GLAZED EXTERIOR WALLS ARE NOT CONSIDERED OPENINGS

•  Subject to area, applica8on or occupancy type limita8ons per BC 705 and 715.

•  NOT subject to the area, applica8on or occupancy type limita8ons

•  Where permiVed, openings cannot exceed 25% of the building façade wall area

•  Can be used up to the maximum size tested in any applica8on or occupancy type as long as it meets the same fire ra8ng as the wall.

•  Marked with “OH” and the minute ra8ng (ex. OH-45)

•  Marked with “W” and the minute ra8ng (ex. W-60)


NYC BUILDING BULLETIN 2015-17

Issued in June 2015 by the NYC Building Department to clarify code requirements for lot line openings. Sec8on I highlights important defini=ons for calcula=ng fire separa=on distances that determine exterior opening limits. Sec8on II states that fire resis=ve glazing assemblies tested to ASTM E119 are not subject to opening limits.

Midtown Community Court in New York, NY Architect: DMJM Harris/AECOM Glazier: Egan Architectural Metal & Glass


SECTION I: DISTANCE FROM THE LOT LINE Chapter 7 of the New York Building Code defines fire separa=on distance as the distance measured from the building face to one of the following:

To an imaginary line between two buildings on the same tax lot

The closest interior tax lot line

To the centerline of the street, and alley or public space

Once the fire separa=on distance has been established, BC Table 705.8 will be used to see if exterior openings are allowed, and how much.


SECTION I: DISTANCE FROM THE LOT LINE BC Table 705.8 shows three degrees of Opening Protec=on defined as: •  Unprotected, Non-sprinklered (UP, NS) – Unprotected openings in buildings not equipped throughout with an automa=c sprinkler system in accordance with Sec=on 903.3.1.1. •  Unprotected, Sprinklered (UP, S) – Unprotected openings in buildings equipped throughout with an automa=c sprinkler system in accordance with Sec=on 903.3.1.1. •  Protected (P) – Openings protected with an opening protec=ve assembly in accordance with Sec=on 705.8.2.


EXCERPT FROM NY BC TABLE 705.8: MAXIMUM AREA OF EXTERIOR WALL OPENINGS BASED ON FIRE SEPARATION DISTANCE AND DEGREE OF OPENING PROTECTION

FIRE SEPARATION DISTANCE (FEET)

0 to less than 3 b,c

3 to less than 5 d,e

DEGREE OF OPENING PROTECTION

ALLOWABLE AREA a

Unprotected, Nonsprinklered (UP, NS)

Not PermiVed

Unprotected, Sprinklered (UP, S) i

Not PermiVed

Protected (P)

Not PermiVed j,k

Unprotected, Nonsprinklered (UP, NS)

Not PermiVed

Unprotected, Sprinklered (UP, S) i

15%

Protected (P)

15% l

Fire resis=ve glass can be used in areas that say “Not PermiVed” and to exceed the allowable area as long as it is rated equal to the wall.

Fire protec=ve glass can be used were Protected (P) is allowed, but size and applica=on limita'ons apply based on occupancy type


PROJECT EXAMPLES 390 Madison Avenue Bryant Park Cornell NYC Tech Residen8al Building


390 MADISON AVENUE Design Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, P.C. Project Architect: AAI Architects, P.C. Curtain Wall Consultant: Israel Berger and Associates Glazier: Benson Products: SuperLite II-XL 60 Starphire IGU in GPX Architectural Series Framing


390 MADISON AVENUE

1 HOUR FROM 8TH – 13TH FLOOR

1 HOUR FROM 2ND – 10TH FLOOR

West Eleva8on

North Eleva8on


390 MADISON AVENUE

Exterior Side

Interior Side

Sill Detail


BRYANT PARK Design Architect: David Chipperfield Architects Project Architect: Stonehill & Taylor Architects, P.C. Façade & Energy Consultant: Vidaris Glazier: United Glass Systems Products: SuperLite II-XL 60 IGU in Custom GPX Architectural Series Framing


BRYANT PARK

1 HOUR FROM 6TH – 12TH FLOOR

1 Hour Fixed Window

East Eleva8on

1 Hour Operable Casement Window behind Exterior Unrated Casement Window


BRYANT PARK

Sill Detail – 1 Hour Fixed Window


BRYANT PARK

1 Hour Operable Window (Behind Exterior Unrated Casement Window)

Close Posi8on

Open Posi8on (90째 Angle)


CORNELL NYC TECH RESIDENTIAL BUILDING Design Architect: Handel Architects Faรงade Consultant: Israel Berger & Associates Vidaris Glazier: Walsh Glass and Metal Products: SuperLite II-XL 60 with Energy Advantage Low-E in GPX Architectural Series Framing


CORNELL NYC TECH RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

1 HOUR FROM 3RD to 4TH FLOOR

North Eleva8on


CORNELL NYC TECH RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

Sill Detail – 1 Hour Fixed Window


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