Fire Safety

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Intertek & STARC: Raising Construction Standards

Updated July 11, 2024 In the commercial construction industry, ensuring safety, quality, and efficiency is mission-critical. This is where Intertek, a global leader in Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification (ATIC) services, plays a crucial role. With a presence across numerous industries, Intertek's expertise in ...

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ASK THE ENGINEER: Top 5 FireblockWall Questions Answered

When we launched FireblockWall™ in 2021, customers were excited to finally have a reusable one-hour fire-rated temporary containment system. There was nothing else like it on the market, and it was something Project Managers, Contractors and Facilities Managers had requested since day one.

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Topping Off Our One-Hour Fire-Rated Containment System: FireblockCap

Following last year’s successful launch of FireblockWall™, the first-of-its-kind, one-hour fire-rated reusable temporary containment system, STARC Systems has introduced a clever new accessory that eliminates the need for facility managers and contractors to build through the spaghetti above the ceiling – or construct a soffit ...

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STARC Systems Adds a Rated Ceiling to FireblockWall

The first modular reusable one-hour fire rated temporary containment system now features a FireblockCap™ to create an entire fire-rated enclosure—from floor to ceiling. Facility managers and contractors no longer have to build through the spaghetti above the ceiling or a soffit to the deck to meet the requirement. BRUNSWICK, ...

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What You Need to Know About Flame Spread Ratings

Occupied renovations and construction projects can invite wasteful, messy, hazardous, and unattractive temporary solutions involving drywall or polycarbonate. Allow this transitional time to be as simplified as possible with STARC Systems. For all temporary containment systems used in highly sensitive environments, know STARC ...

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What are the AHJs for fire barriers?

What is an AHJ? The Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) is a generic term for the code official, or other trained and certified officials, bearing responsibility for ensuring that fire barriers are constructed or installed in a manner prescribed by the manufacturer’s instructions, listings, Fire Code, Life Safety Codes, the ...

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Prevent Fire Damage During Renovations: NFPA 241

Updated January 2024. During healthcare construction and renovation projects, fire safety issues typically arise from a lack of knowledge or understanding of NFPA 241, the standard that provides measures for preventing or minimizing fire damage to structures during construction, alteration or demolition.

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