3.6 Casework (including non-moveable, built-in cabinetry, wardrobe, etc.):
A. No restrictions in buildings provided with automatic sprinkler protection.
B. Provide metal casework in non-sprinklered buildings in patient care rooms.
3.7 Computer, Electronic Equipment, and Telephone Switch Rooms:
A. High value, mission-essential computer, electronic equipment, and telephone switch rooms
including MRI, CT, and other locations with the potential for high dollar loss and/or business
interruption, shall be provided with wet pipe automatic sprinkler protection and be designed to
comply with NFPA 75.
B. Additional guidance is provided in PG-08-3, VA Design and Construction Procedures, Topic
3.8 Paint Spray Areas: Comply with NFPA 33.
3.9 Atrium Smoke Control Systems: Comply with NFPA 92B and Uniform Building Code (UBC).
See the VA Design Manual for HVAC systems for additional design criteria.
3.10VA Canteen Retail Stores: Retail stores shall be considered as hazardous areas.