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Today’s Coffee Break Training is the last of a seven-part series that explains the fundamentals of building construction for fire resistance.
Today’s training vignette, “Fire Resistance Based on Separation” explains how the distance from property lines or adjacent buildings affects the fire resistance ratings of a structure’s exterior walls.
Your Coffee Break can be downloaded from http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb_fp_2009_51.pdf
Always refer to nationally recognized design and installation codes and standards, the product manufacturer or listing details for specific information.
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