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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The adopted range of horizontal exit spray angle ([beta]) is 5[degrees] to 20[degrees] measured from the LF line (Figure 4, right); the actual value depends on the wind direction and the amount of side spin.
Exit stairways and evacuation elevators must be available as an accessible means of egress in conjunction with areas of refuge or horizontal exits. This change will have minimal impact due to fire and safety codes, already adopted in most states, containing similar requirements.
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.