Month: July 2014

2 Major Firestop Issues in Commercial Buildings You Should Know About

Every year, thousands of injuries and fatalities are incurred as a result of structural fires. An NFPA report reveals that in 2011 the impact of structure fires is significant, resulting in 2,640 deaths, 15,635 injuries, and $9.7 billion in property damage! Wow! Many of these fire related deaths and damages can be attributed to poor Read more…

How Well Do You Know Compliant Firestop Installation?

Recently, we’ve talked a lot about compliant firestop on the blog. Test your knowledge with the quiz below: Are These Penetrations Compliant or Not? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Answers: 1. NOT COMPLIANT. In this instance, there are at least two different types of firestop product being used in conjunction on these penetrations. Mixing different Read more…