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Last edited 30 Aug 2021
Category A fit-out works
Rules of Thumb, Guidelines for building services (5th Edition) BG 9/2011, by Glenn Hawkins, published by BSRIA in 2011, states: ‘Category A fit-out works extend central services out on to floor plates and provide a background for Category B works. Category A works comprise services, life safety elements and basic fittings and finishes for the operation of lettable work space, including:
- Suspended ceilings
- Raised floors and skirtings
- Cooling and heating systems
- Office ventilation systems
- Open plan base lighting solution
- Life safety systems, such as fire alarms, sprinklers and emergency lighting
- Distribution boards
- Office carpet and floor boxes
- Basic statutory signage
- Basic security systems and wireways’
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