new four-storey homes must be equipped with elevators

this newspaper (correspondent hu qiong’s reporter ma hui) yesterday, hubei’s first residential elevator local standard was introduced, the municipal quality supervision bureau announced the city’s “residential elevator configuration and selection general requirements”, which will be officially implemented on october 28. the standard stipulates: in the future, the city will install elevators for new buildings of four or more floors.

residential elevators need to be “matched with how big, how much, how fast,” which is related to thousands of households. there is no special residential elevator standard in the current national elevator standard. only 12 or more buildings are required, and 2 elevators are required. this standard does not specifically decompose “12 floors or more”. with the emergence of high-rise buildings and super-high-rise buildings in the city, some super-high-rise residential buildings are equipped with only two elevators, while some super-high-rise residential buildings are equipped with low-speed elevators, making many high-rise residents often “difficult to find one ladder”.

the relevant person in charge of the special equipment safety supervision department of the municipal quality supervision bureau told the wuhan evening news reporter that the quality supervision department found in the supervision that due to the low elevator configuration, many elevators were over-fatigued, prematurely aging, and the failure rate was high. the standards have not been able to meet the requirements of wuhan residential development. to this end, according to the requirements of the municipal government “to ensure good safety in advance”, the municipal quality supervision bureau, together with the relevant provincial and municipal administrative departments, worked together with elevator manufacturers, users and maintenance units to jointly develop the general requirements for residential elevator configuration and selection. 》local standards.

this standard will be officially implemented on october 28 this year to improve the level of residential elevators and ensure the safety of elevators. according to the municipal government’s supporting policies and regulations, after the official implementation of the “general requirements for the configuration and selection of residential elevators” in the city, the developers are building new houses. if this standard is not implemented, the planning and construction department will not issue planning permits and construction. license.

12-story and above houses must have a stretcher lift. it can be safely secured to the scheduled floor after power failure.

residential elevator installation requirements are more humane

residential elevator

the minimum load is up to one ton

the new regulations specifically divide residential elevators into three levels: “comfort level, general level and economic level”, and clearly require that residential elevators in wuhan should at least choose economic grade.

from the current situation in wuhan, the 32-storey, 6-storey building on each floor is currently equipped with 2 elevators. according to the new regulations, even the lowest level of economical configuration, 3 elevators, each elevator the load capacity is required to be at least 1000 kg. right now, the 50-story super high-rise, equipped elevator speed is 2.5 meters per second; according to the new standard, the minimum configuration must reach 3.5 meters per second high-speed elevator. for buildings with a building height of more than 33 meters, fire elevators shall be provided, and the fire elevators shall extend to the basement or semi-basement of the building. the speed of the elevator shall not be less than 1 meter per second. the theoretical running time of the elevator from the first floor to the top floor should not exceed 60 seconds.

after the elevator is out of power

to be safe to the scheduled floor

the new regulations also require “intelligence” requirements for elevators, requiring residential elevators to be equipped with security monitoring, video surveillance, one-button alarms, voice reporting stations, etc., and special provisions for elevators to have “off-level layer” smart devices. in the event of a power outage, the elevator will automatically run to the designated safety floor as required by the design to reduce the time the passenger is trapped.

12-story residence

need to have a stretcher elevator

the new regulations are more humane for residential elevators. it is stipulated that there should be at least one barrier-free elevator in the elevator house. in the eye-catching position, there should be a “wheelchair-applicable” pattern or a text mark to facilitate people with limited mobility. for 12-story and above, there is also an elevator that can accommodate the stretcher. conducive to medical emergency ambulance. the engine room and the hoistway of the elevator should not be placed in close proximity to the bedroom. when the condition is restricted to be arranged next to the living room (hall), effective sound insulation and vibration reduction measures should be taken. the elevator hall and machine room should be connected to the public passage and the passage to the machine room.

33 meters or more

need to install fire elevator

according to the new regulations, the elevator engine room should be dust-proof, and it should have natural lighting, and air conditioning should be required to prevent the summer equipment room in wuhan from “heatstroke”; when there are multiple elevators, parallel, group control and other control devices should be adopted to reduce the elevator. “fatigue”; residential buildings with a building height of more than 33 meters should be equipped with fire elevators. the safety doors of the elevator shafts should be equipped with class a fire doors to avoid the elevators being burned. the fire elevators should be docked at each floor. in addition, the waterproof level and drainage capacity of the elevator pit should also be increased to prevent the elevator from being flooded and “squeaky”.