horizontal exit

horizontal exit

A means of passage from one building into another building occupied by the same tenant, or from one section of a building into another section of the same building occupied by the same tenant, through a separation wall having a specified fire-resistance rating.
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Exit stairways and evacuation elevators must be available as an accessible means of egress in conjunction with areas of refuge or horizontal exits.
Because facilities receive separate LSC scoring for each building and each zone within a building (space separated by floors, horizontal exits or smoke barriers), and points must be earned in four categories (fire control, egress, refuge and general safety), days might seem like an optimistic estimate without ALARM.