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Today’s Coffee Break Training is the fourth of a seven-part series that explains the fundamentals of building construction for fire resistance.
Today’s training vignette, “How Fire Resistance Ratings Are Measured” explains fire testing criteria that identifies an assembly’s hourly rating.
Your Coffee Break can be downloaded from http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb_fp_2009_48.pdf
Always refer to nationally recognized design and installation codes and standards, the product manufacturer or listing details for specific information.
Please share this Coffee Break Training segment and others with your peers. Previous Coffee Breaks may be found at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/coffee-break/
NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY APPLICATION PERIOD NOW OPEN
The second semester (April 1 – September 30) application period for on-campus courses is now open and closes on December 15.
Apply now at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/about/attend/apply.shtm
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