TITLE

Burning Questions: Alternate methods of construction and fire-rated glazing

AUTHOR(S)
Griffiths, Jeff
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Construction Specifier;Jun2013, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the controversy surrounding a U.S. manufacturer of sprinkler heads and other fire equipment accessories that attempted to demonstrate how a solely active fire suppression system could replace the need for passive fire-rated glazing in buildings. The author questions the approval the manufacturer received following a review process conducted by the International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES).
ACCESSION #
91964915

 

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