The Alberta Building Code 188.8.131.52 Defines High Buildings for Group C (Residential Occupancies) as a building whose floor level of the top storey is more than 18 m above grade.
The additional electrical requirements for a high building are:
- An Emergency Generator sized to energize the buildings fire pump, the elevators, emergency lighting, and mechanical systems.
- Voice Communications System tied into the Fire Alarm System (if the building is above 36 m A.B.C. 184.108.40.206)
- A Central Alarm Command Center located in the Central Alarm and Control Facilities Room.
- Electrical conductors for emergency systems must be located in a fire rated shaft.
Below is a list of high buildings who's electrical design was done by us:
Located on 9704 106 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 1B6.
28 Storeys and 9 levels of underground parking. A total of 148 High End Condos
Located on 11350 - Jasper Avenue, Edmonton AB
45 Storeys including CRU's on the main floor, 3 levels of parking, and 273 Condo Units.
2021 Millbourne Rd West NW, Edmonton AB.
Two 12 Storey Buildings complete with underground parking. Total of 313 Suites.
18 Boudreau Rd, St. Albert, AB
7 Storey Hotel, complete with kitchen and large assembly area. Total of 133 Suites.