Other participants in the endeavor include Canada’s National Research Council, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the fire departments of Montreal, Halifax, Calgary, and New York City, according to a report from The Ottawa Citizen (http://bit.ly/VQBZxo).
The work, scheduled to be completed in 2017, attempts to incorporate findings on smoke toxicity and the increased use of combustible materials, such as composites and laminates, in building construction.
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