2009 IBC Fire and Smoke Protection Features

Course Title 2009 IBC Fire and Smoke Protection Features
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryStandard
Upon completion, participants will be better able to:
  1. Explain the scope of the fire-resistance-rated and smoke-resistant provisions in Chapter 7.
  2. Describe the manner in which a fire-resistance rating is achieved.
  3. Identify the individual building components that require a fire-resistance rating.
  4. Indicate how to properly protect openings and penetrations in fire-resistance-rated assemblies.
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DescriptionThis seminar addresses the critical concepts of the 2009 IBC regarding Chapter 7, Fire and Smoke Protection Features. These concepts provide a basis for the analysis and identification of which components require fire-resistance ratings; where the fire-resistance-rated construction is required in building construction; where smoke-resistant construction is mandated; and the use of fire door assemblies, fire window assemblies, penetration firestop systems, fire dampers and smoke dampers.