Firestopping Special Inspections

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Building code and fire inspection officials recently began strict enforcement of code requirements for firestopping inspections.The International Building Code (IBC) 2012, Section 1705.16 states that firestop inspections shall be included as part of the mandatory special inspections for high-risk facilities. But what is firestopping and is my building considered high-risk? Fill out the form below to watch a recorded version of our firestopping webinar....

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Fire Stopping Special Inspections for High Risk Facilities

firestopping

Fire stopping? – Oh that’s easy! Goop some red caulk around that pipe and you are good to go! Right? Well, not anymore. Building code and fire inspection officials recently began strict enforcement of code requirements for fire stopping inspections. The International Building Code (IBC) 2012, Section 1705.16 states that fire stop inspections shall be included as part of the mandatory special inspections for high risk facilities. Enforcement began in earnest in January 2016, and now building owners, contractors and designers are bumping into this requirement on more and more projects. So what is fire stopping and why is it so...

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