MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2023
- 4:30 PM
19: Differences Between the IBC and NFPA 101 and Guidelines for Proper Firestop Inspections
The presentation will focus on the similarities and differences between the International Building Code (IBC) and the NFPA 101 (Life Safety Code). Reviewing areas within the two major codes organizations, some of their key requirements will help guide individuals through the IBC and NFPA differences. Then the focus will be on the proper guidelines for firestop inspection based on the IFC inspector guidelines for through penetrations, fire resistive joints, and perimeter fire barrier systems. The goal will be an understanding of the proper techniques for firestop inspections and reviews.