UL Reveals Construction Study Results

Markley, Rick
October 2008
Fire Chief;Oct2008, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the findings of a research conducted by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) regarding the dangers of lightweight residential construction posed to firefighters. The research showed that the lightweight construction materials become unpredictable. It also revealed that attics with no drywall protection are reaching flashover in less than five minutes which caused ceilings to sag.


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