Fire performance of external insulation system : observations made after the fire at 393 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 10, 1990

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada; Volume 596
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AbstractThis report describes a fire that occurred at an apartment building at 393 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba on January 10, 1990. The building was clad with an Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) which provides good thermal insulation and protection from moisture at a relatively low cost, however, such systems are combustible.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number3119
NPARC number20375074
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Record created2012-07-23
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