Fire-rated duct systems

Published:  06 September, 2012

Fire Protection, fire resistant ductwork

Fire Protection, which manu­factures fire-resistant ductwork, has released a ‘Guidance note for specifiers and purchasers of fire-rated duct systems’. It brings together all the relevant guidance on fire-resistant ductwork and is described as an essential tool for anyone involved in the design, specification, purchase, maintenance and management of such systems.

This 44-page guide introduces the regulations and standards that apply and provides additional information and comment to assist specifiers in specifying and purchasing the correct fire-resistant duct system for every applications.

Arranged in 11 short chapters, the guide provides an introduction to the legal requirements of the responsible person, introduced under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, as well as the guidance outlined in Approved Document B to the Building Regulations.

There is a checklist to help specifiers and purchasers ensure at a glance that they have considered all the necessary recommendations when making their product choice.

For more information on this story, click here: September 2012, 152

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