National Building Code of INDIA 2016 (Fire & Life Safety)

With the recent release of BIS -SP 7:2016 titled ‘National Building Code of India (NBC 2016)’ a comprehensive building code providing guidelines for regulating the building construction activities across the country. A technical discussion was organised by VMS Mechanical team on FIRE & LIFE SAFETY on 9th June 2017 and it was centered on the revisions made in the current NBC:2016 as compared to NBC:2005.


We had Technical discussion on Fire Hazard classification, Minimum requirement for Fire Fighting system, Automatic sprinklers, UG tanks, Pump capacity with respect to revised Table 07 (minimum requirements for fire fighting installations).


The group was comprising of team members from different disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Structures, Architecture, Project Management etc. VMS congratulates Vignesh Mudaliyar and other senior experts of VMS for their contribution in this session.

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