Degree Name

MS in Fire Protection Engineering


College of Engineering


Frederick Mowrer and Christopher Pascual


This report analyzes the Cotchett Education Building on the Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo College campus. Since this is an existing building, with various modifications made during the life of the building, it was analyzed as an existing building. NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 2012 edition (LSC) contains requirements for existing buildings, and was the primary code used in this analysis. Other codes used in analysis were referenced in each section. The Cotchett Education Building meets most requirements of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 2012 edition. However, there are recommendations regarding exiting and the alarm system. See section 7 of this analysis for these recommendations.





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