Fire Safety - REGULAR | Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Fire Safety - REGULAR

SKU: VC2021CE17


Fire Safety

This webinar was part of the RAIC 2021 Virtual Conference on Architecture

Topics: Health, Safety and Accessibility

Length: 1 hour | What's Included: Video, Quiz, and Certificate of Completion 

This webinar is available to stream! 


One of the most complex and least understood areas where fire can propagate is at the perimeter of a multi-story building. Not only can fire spread from floor-to-floor via the edge-of-slab/curtain wall intersections but also along the exterior building enclosure where untested, combustible components are often installed. This program outlines best design practices for providing fire protection for building occupants per ASTM E 2307 and ASTM E2874

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the use of vertical fire spread in high rise buildings through use of visuals of actual fire case studies; 
  • Outline the required code compliance for perimeter fire containment assemblies per the US and Canadian Model Building Codes; 
  • Identify proper wall design techniques that will help provide fire safety in multi-story wall applications based on common curtain wall construction and special condition detailing; 
  • Describe the recently published ASTM E 2874 Standard Test Method for Determining the Fire-Test Response Characteristics of a Building Spandrel-Panel Assembly Due to External Spread of Fire for limiting fire spread via the exterior of the curtain wall. 

Subject Matter Expert

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Angie Ogino, Leed Accredited Professional / Technical Services Leader, Owens Corning


Available Until: December 31, 2022 

Pricing A-La-Carte 

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