2009 IBC Fire and Smoke Protection Features

Course Title 2009 IBC Fire and Smoke Protection Features
ICC CEU0.6
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryStandard
Objectives
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.