The new requirements change how walls are designed, installed, tested, and inspected.
3 New Compliance Methods for Code Enforcement of Exterior Wall Assemblies
This guide provides a high-level summary of information from various resources that address fire safety practices that can be employed when working around combustible materials.
Foam Plastic Insulation: Modern Energy Efficiency
Understanding the ICC Model Building Code Development Process
Facts About Flame Retardants & Foam Plastic Insulation
In a Building Fire, Every Second Counts
Fire Performance of Foam Insulation
North American Modern Building Alliance recently published an article in Interface, the technical journal of the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants. The article discusses fire testing of wall assemblies and extension of this test data for building code compliance.
NFPA 285 Engineering Judgments: A Practical Compliance Option
Detailed information about fire safety in high-rise buildings.