This presentation will begin by covering the IBC 2012, 2015 and 2018 Code applications, clarifications and definitions. Common joint conditions and changes, such as curtain wall, fire barrier to exterior wall, rated walls to non-rated roof or floor and floor to ceiling glass will then be reviewed. Building Types Requiring Special Inspection of Firestopping. We will then define changes for marking of rated walls and new T-rating exceptions and finally, cover the concept of “non-communicating stud cavities” and reviewing new exceptions in the code.
Instructor: Chris Johnson, Hilti Technical Services Fire Protection Specialist.