Thursday, May 18, 2006

Old Code Class 2-Fire Protected Structures

Q: What is the Definition of Old Code Class 2-Fire Protected Structures?

A: Walls and Structural members are made of incombustible materials with the following minimum Fire Resistive Ratings:

3 Hours: Bearing Walls and Exterior Walls.

1 Hour: Structural Members which support walls or columns, Structural members in walls, Shafts (except as provided in C26-646.0), Bearing walls in Residence Structures not exceeding 35', Exterior Panel Walls, and Permanent Interior Partitions.