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Spring Interchange – Training Track 5: 2021 IBC Fire-Resistance-Rated Walls
May 2, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
This session discusses the application of IBC Chapter 7 related to the construction and protection of rated walls. The topics covered include identifying the five types of walls and their differences, including construction, continuity, marking and identification, as well as the protection requirements for penetrations, joint systems, ducts and air transfer openings, door and window openings. Additional discussion will look at the test standards used to evaluate the wall and protection systems, how to calculate the fire resistance for existing walls or archaic assemblies and the requirements for walls which serve multiple purposes.
Expert Instructor: Jay Woodward