TITLE

UL Reveals Construction Study Results

AUTHOR(S)
Markley, Rick
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Oct2008, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34989260

 

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