Fire Code Relevant Sections PROTECTION OF ADJACENT BUILDING 188.8.131.52 FIRE SAFETY PLAN FOR EACH SITE 184.108.40.206 ACCESS FOR FIREFIGHTING 220.127.116.11 FIRE EXTINGUISHER ON SITE 18.104.22.168 HOT WORKS 22.214.171.124 SAFE EGRESS 126.96.36.199 DISPOSAL OF COMBUSTIBLE REFUSE 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 PROTECTION OF ADJACENT BUILDING 1) Protection shall be provided for exposed adjacent buildings and facilities that would be exposed to fire originating from buildings, parts of buildings, facilities and associated areas undergoing construction, alteration or demolition operations.
The objective of the NFC is to limit the probability that adjacent buildings or facilities will be exposed to an unacceptable risk of damage due to fire
NFC Appendix Notes NFC Appendix A220.127.116.11 Methods or materials used to protect adjacent buildings include: Gypsum Sheathing Spatial Separation Water Curtains Temporary fire barrier such as fire tarpaulin
CURRENT ISSUES WITH 18.104.22.168 No defined distance to adjacent buildings Definition of “undergoing construction” Enforcement Protection required on inside or outside of coated sheathing?
9.25 Condensation Control Sheet and panel-type materials must have a water vapor permeance less than 60 ng when incorporating into a building assembly required to be insulated Gypsum sheathing - 1373 OSB - 44 but allowed as a wood based sheathing not more than 12.5 mm thick Coatings must not affect the ability of such sheathings to dry