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Decks and Other Attached Structures - FEMA.govUse heavy timber or noncombustible materials (see. Figure 1). The following materials are recommended: For columns, use a minimum 6-inch. . × 6-inch timber or concrete block or steel. Figure 1. deck constructed of heavy timber. decking: 3-inch nominal ... For floor joists and beams, use heavy timber, 3-inch to 4-inch nominal thickness fire-retardant-. treated wood, or ... For decking and stair treads, use exterior fire-retardant-treated wood, minimum 3-inch nominal. thickness, or ...

materials and construction methods for exterior wildfire exposure1 Jan 2009 ... shall have a fire-resistance rating of not less than 20 min- utes when tested according to NFPA 252, or in accor- dance with Section 715. Exception: noncombustible or exterior fire-retar- dant treated wood vehicle access doors are not required to comply with this chapter. 704A.4 decking, floors and underfloor protection. 704A.4.1 decking. 704A.4.1.1 decking surfaces. decking, surfaces, stair treads, risers, and landings of decks, porches, and balco- nies where any ...

Building Code Clarifications - 7. Fire Resistance - City of ChicagoUse of combustibles in Type III construction roof assemblies. Code Section (15-12-030) Use of combustibles was revised on May 17, 2000, in conjunction with other code sections to allow the use of Exterior Insulation finishing. Systems (EIFS) on buildings. The intention of this revision was to allow this combustible insulation on the exterior walls of buildings of construction Types I, II & III. Previously, per Chapter 13-60, exterior walls of those construction types were required to.

ARMOROC Cement Board | CBPB | Cement Bonded Particleboard ...Structural: Span-rated, shear diaphragm values available; Fire Resistant: 'Class A' per UL 723 / ASTM E84 (0 Flame / 0 Smoke); UL Assemblies: UL floor & UL Roof Assemblies; UL & ULC Classified: File# R25825; MEA Approved: NYC MEA# 409-07-M for use as noncombustible decking/sheathing; Mold/Fungus Resistant: Does not support mold/fungus growth; Moisture Resistant: Resistant to weather, freeze/thaw & standing wat

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Wood use in Type I and II (non-combustible) ConstructionInternational Building Code for using wood in structural applications in lieu of noncombustible materials?'' Fire. Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) provides that option. The 2009 IBC recognize FRTW for ... test methods, while a conventional wood joist floor system can last up to 15 minutes. Even reinforced concrete is not immune to fire. Though .... framing and decking (Section 603.1.25.3). III and IV. Permitted within exterior wall assemblies of a 2-hour rating or less (Sections 602.3.

MBC - BAL - 29 Summary - My Building Certifier(1) of non-combustible material; or. (2) of bushfire-resisting timber (refer to the table at the end of this document); or. (3) a combination of Items (i) and (ii) above. NOTE: This requirement applies to the principal building only. See requirements below for verandas, decks, steps, ramps and landings. floorS. 1) Elevated floors a) Enclosed subfloor space. The Standard does not provide construction requirements for elevated floors, including bearers, joists and flooring, where the subfloor ...

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2015 IRC Requirements for Composite Decking & Guard Systemsspread index not exceeding 200 when tested in accordance with ASTM E 84 or UL 723 with the test specimen remaining in place during the test. Exception: Plastic composites determined to be noncombustible. R507.3.3 Decay resistance. Plastic composite deck boards, stair treads, guards and handrails containing wood, cellulosic or other biodegradable materials shall be decay resistant in accordance with ASTM D7032. R507.3.4 Termite resistance. Where required by Section 318, ...

Can wood be used in Construction Types I and II? If yes, where ...3 Mar 2016 ... Construction Types I and II are defined in IBC Section 602 as having all elements of non-combustible materials except where permitted in IBC Section 603. ... construction is not required; Roof construction, including girders, trusses, framing and decking (note that FRTW is not permitted in roofs of buildings of Type IA construction, more than two stories above grade plane, where the roof is less than 20 feet above the upper most floor); Construction of balconies, porches, ...

Wood in Noncombustible Bldgs - CWCWood is probably the most prevalent combustible material used in noncombustible buildings. For example, there are permissions for use of heavy timber construction for roofs and roof structural supports. It may also be used in partition walls and as wall finishes, as well as furring strips, fascia and canopies, cant strips, roof curbs, fire blocking, roof sheathing and coverings, millwork, cabinets, counters, window sash, doors, and flooring. Its use in certain types of buildings such as tall ...

Fact Sheet No. 13 - Decks and Other Attached Structures - FEMA.govFor decking and stair treads, use exterior fire-retardant-treated wood, minimum 3-inch nominal thickness, or brick or concrete pavers and a suitable drainage mat over wood decking or metal grates. Light, poured concrete may also be a ... Construction Techniques Isolate the attached structure by surrounding it with noncombustible material such as gravel, brick, or concrete pavers to prevent vegetative growth and reduce fuel in a wildfire (see Figure 2). [Begin figure 2] Figure 2 is an ...

Versajoist Aluminum Deck Framing Solution by Versadeck Decking ...Versajoist Aluminum deck Framing is a noncombustible deck framing material offering much more than conventional wood deck framing and other alternative Aluminum or Steel deck framing systems. Versajoist deck framing offers 10 joist and beam options to create efficient deck framing designs specific to the application. Other metal deck framing systems offer only one joist size. Versajoist has more parts to design efficient versatile solutions. You won't find a lumber yard with only ...

MBC - BAL - 40 Summary - My Building Certifier(1) of non-combustible material; or. (2) a system that has been tested and complies with AS 1530.8.1; or. (3) a combination of Items (i) and (ii) above. NOTE: This requirement applies to the principal building only. See requirements below for verandas, decks, steps, ramps and landings. floorS. 1) Elevated floors a) Enclosed subfloor space. The Standard does not provide construction requirements for elevated floors, including bearers, joists and flooring, where the subfloor space is ...

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California Code Requirements - Builders Wildfire Mitigation GuideThe second method includes a few options, including 1) heavy timber construction (as specified in Section 605.6 in the California Building Code), 2) deck boards that are exterior-rated fire retardant treated lumber (this product meets the definition of an ignition resistant material) or 3) approved noncombustible material (such as metal deck boards or a light weight concrete surface, as shown in this slide). For decking and stair treads, heavy timber means that deck boards are a ...

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