Posts Tagged Spatial Seperation

Design and Construction of Firewalls

Fire Protection Engineering Bulletin Date: Bulletin No. 2- January 5, 2017  Subject: Design and Construction of Firewalls  Issue Number: 2017-01   Figure 1: Typical masonry wall in wood frame construction. Introduction Recent developments in firewall construction demand some re-examination of the original purpose and functions of fire walls. Firewalls are, essentially, a tool for reducing the potential for fire to spread uncontrollably across a property. The original concept of ‘fire divisions’ was that fire would READ MORE…