When is Area of Rescue/Refuge Required?

Make Sure Your Facility Meets Area of Refuge Requirements

Area of Rescue Refuge Requirements

There are many common misconceptions about when Area of Refuge systems are required and when they are not, and there are many exceptions making the system required in one area when it is not required in another. Cornell Communications has become the expert on the building, fire, and safety codes regarding Area of Refuge or Area of Rescue.

Here are some general guidelines to help you determine whether you need an area of rescue/refuge system or not:

This is not a complete list of rules and exceptions. Call Cornell for the most up-to-date requirements: 1-800-558-8957

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Cornell's digital area of refuge system was developed to meet the International Building Code (IBC) requirements adopted by the U.S. in 2015. This system is customizable for large properties like senior living facilities, outpatient medical buildings, schools, and multi-story buildings. It offers up to 5 controls panels and up to 255 call stations, providing two-way voice communication within the building and with 911. Call our representatives to get started and design your Area of Rescue/Refuge system.

Contact Area of Rescue Manufacturer  Area of Rescue Refuge System Design Installation
Contact the area of rescue system manufacturers at Cornell Communications today for more information on our emergency communication systems.

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