Sign up now for SMA Building Code Requirements for Fire Testing of Exterior Walls Lunch Meeting
Join us on February 18, 2015, for our meeting on BUILDING CODE REQUIREMENTS for Fire Testing of Exterior Walls. The lunch presentation will cover the following:
- ASTM E119 - Fire resistance rated walls. Basic concepts of the test. When is it required. Limitations based on testing.
- NFPA 285 - Exterior walls incorporating foam plastic insulation and/or other combustible elements. Basic concepts of the test. When is the test required. Changes in the 2015 International Codes.
- Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). IWUIC and California Building Code Chapter 7A requirements for exterior walls. Where is it enforced. What tests are required.
MICHAEL BEATON, P.E. – Senior Director of Certification Services, Intertek
Michael Beaton joined Intertek in 2013 and is the Senior Director of Certification Services. As the leader of Intertek’s code evaluation services, Mike is responsible for outreach to industry associations and to the code community. In addition to his responsibilities as a technical reviewer of Intertek’s research reports, he is also responsible for further developing Intertek’s technical services for new sectors of the building product industry. Mike has over 25 years of experience in the building industry, working with manufacturers and industries to address issues of code compliance. Intertek has expertise in many fields, including fire testing and related code issues.
- 11:45 Lunch & Speaker
- 48 hour cancellation required. No Shows will be billed.
- Members: $50
- Non-members: $65
Start Time: 11:45 am
End Time: 2:00 pm
Date: February 18, 2015
3800 Plaza Drive
Santa Ana, CA
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