Glazing in fire-resistant wall assemblies

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 248
Physical description5 p.
Subjectwindows; fire protection; sprinkler systems; atriums; toughened glass; Walls; Sprinklers
AbstractIncrease in the use of glazing in buildings combined with building code requirements for fire-resistant wall assemblies has led to the development and full-scale testing of a system of fire-resistant glazing protected by automatic sprinklers. The test results and the system requirements, benefits and limitations are described.
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PublisherDivision of Building Research. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Le vitrage dans les murs résistants au feu
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number3549
NPARC number20330481
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Record identifier81bcda38-628d-45c6-9a95-d168251915a3
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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