This chapter deals with the issue of fire safety in historic buildings that undergo functional change, restoration, replacement of construction, facade or installation renovation. It analyzes the current technical state in relation to microclimate and fire safety in historic buildings in Slovakia. It pays attention to the legislative framework for building conservation in the Slovak Republic considering its impact on the reconstruction and restoration of historic buildings. It assesses approaches and methods for fire safety solutions in historic buildings depending on the extent of their modification—intervention in the layout, function and construction. It presents solution procedures and knowledge in terms of application of fire safety requirements in historic buildings using model examples in accordance with the Slovak legislation.
Part of the book: Fire Safety and Management Awareness