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  1. Construction Concerns: Caveat Emptor!

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Feb 2010

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

  2. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Rescuing Through a Gable on a Multilevel Roof

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 May 2007

    This exposes the building materials behind the siding ..... Begin breaching the building materials (photo 3). Work ..... faster breach of the building materials . Click here to enlarge ..... and remove the building material away from the opening

  5. THE DANGERS OF LIGHTWEIGHT STEEL CONSTRUCTION

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Jun 2006

    evaluate the performance of building materials and methods. (1) This ..... being an effective and useful building material . According to the Steel ..... under load conditions for building materials .” We no longer should sacrifice

  6. 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

  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. COLLAPSE AND FIRE EXTENSION IN WOOD-FRAME CONSTRUCTION

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Apr 2006

    have to pull and strip away building materials after they have been cut. This still must ..... intended load with a minimum of building material . That’s good for the firefighter ..... construction methods and building materials throughout their careers