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  1. Fire Building Construction: Construction Concerns: Misleading Marketing

    Online Articles

    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    marketing literature and broadcast advertising regarding building materials and products. You need to be cautious and evaluate what ..... product before you decide that what is said is true. If a building material is advertised as “fire rated ” or “fire retardant

  2. Construction Concerns: Caveat Emptor!

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Feb 2010

    advertising regarding building materials and products. We need ..... light.” If a building material is advertised as ..... Characteristics of Building Materials , when compared ..... testing and listing building materials and fire-rated

  1. Building Materials Concern St Louis Fire Chief

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 Jul 2012

    Louis is stirring debate about the lightweight, synthetic building materials that were used over brick and wood, reports the Associated ..... unit. Still, Jenkerson expressed concerns about the building materials . "Like every fire chief, I look at the (building

  2. Firefighting and Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    International's ASTM E 84, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials . The numerical FSI designation applied to a building material is a comparative measure of the material's resistance to combustion. The SDI

  3. Firefighting and Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems

    Article

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    International's ASTM E 84, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials . The numerical FSI designation applied to a building material is a comparative measure of the material's resistance to combustion. The SDI

  4. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    make the building material longer ..... make the building materials or structural ..... combinations of building materials (concrete ..... whatever building material /structural ..... developed building materials ) will challenge

  5. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    make the building material longer ..... make the building materials or structural ..... combinations of building materials (concrete ..... whatever building material /structural ..... developed building materials ) will challenge

  6. Structural Firefighting: The Hidden Dangers of Garage Fires

    Online Articles

    Thu, 28 Mar 2013

    quickly it can spread or fail. The use of lightweight building materials has become standard in the construction industry. Depending ..... living space is going to require the use of a lightweight building material . Even though there is a fire separation between the two

  7. Metal Buildings for Firehouses

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Jan 2009

    attributes. Steel is the most recycled and recyclable building material available, making it inherently green, and it easily ..... have visual appeal, and use varying degrees of green building materials . One thing that is constant in the use of metal building

  8. Fireground Size-Up: High-Rise Buildings Under Construction

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Feb 2010

    only are they plentiful, but they also are often large. Building material is often raised from the street by sky cranes and placed onto ..... collapse/falling debris zones. Also anticipate that building materials and structural components will fail and fall within the