2012 IBC Interior Finishes and Foam Plastics

Course Title 2012 IBC Interior Finishes and Foam Plastics
ICC CEU0.3
Contact Hours3
Duration3 hours
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, participants will be better able to:  
  • List the hazards associated with interior finishes, decorative materials and trims.
  • Explain the differences in terminology
  • List the various options for providing increased flame resistance
  • Identify appropriate tests used to determine the safety of interior finishes
  • List the proper steps for determining code compliance during:
    • Plan review
    • On-site inspections
  • List the limitations of determining code compliance during:
    • Plan review
    • On-site inspections
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DescriptionFocused primarily on Chapter 8, this seminar addresses the allowances and limitations of various finish materials of floors, walls and ceilings. In addition, the provisions dealing with the use of foam plastic insulation are examined in detail.  The discussion includes the review of a number of test standards applicable to various finish conditions. Specific topics include:
  • Test standards applicable to interior finish materials
  • Wall and ceiling finishes
  • Textile wall and ceiling coverings
  • Direct, set-out and furred construction methods
  • Floor finishes
  • Decorative materials and trim
  • Foam plastics defined
  • Thermal barriers

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