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Lights in a school #187210
06/17/09 03:10 PM
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I have a job I bid on about a year ago to add some flourescent lights in a hallway in a school. Is there a code about the rating of lights in a school? I guess they have to be fire rated, but I thought all lay in lights would have to be. I notice the lights that are there now, are wrapped in ceiling tile in the ceiling area, like a "fire shield". Thanks for the input.. Steve..

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Re: Lights in a school [Re: sparkync] #187213
06/17/09 03:34 PM
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Such a constructio is part of a 'listed assembly.' You will have to look at the original prints to see what the architect originally specified.

If you need a copy of a UL 'design number,' PM me.

Re: Lights in a school [Re: renosteinke] #187253
06/18/09 08:22 AM
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Sparkync:
You may want to look at an item by this company; it's made for maintaining the fire rating of light fixtures in rated assemblies.

"Tenmat" do a google search



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