This course will familiarize the student with Fire Resistant designs used in the residential and commercial applications. The course is based on the IRC and IBC 2015 codes. Different types of fire rated material will be discussed that are commonly used in the construction process. IBC Chapters 703, 706 and NFPA 221 will be discusses. The course will go into detail on Firewalls, Fire Barriers, fire doors and fire partitions. Also discussed will be the requirement in the IRC on Fire resistance construction. The course is design for contractors and building inspectors.
This class is worth 4 Clock Hours