Provision of cavity barriers

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Provision of cavity barriers. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 5: Internal fire spread – dwellinghouses, 1 (5.18). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 54. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Cavity barriers should be provided at all of the following locations.
a. At the edges of cavities, including around openings (such as windows, doors and exit/entry points for services).
b. At the junction between an external cavity wall and every compartment floor and compartment wall.
c. At the junction between an internal cavity wall and every compartment floor, compartment wall or other wall or door assembly forming a fire resisting barrier.
This does not apply where a wall meets the conditions of Diagram 5.3.

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: compartment wall or floor, compartment wall or floor, cavity barrier, fire-separating element, compartment wall, cavity width, external wall, barrier, cavity stop, internal wall
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 5: Internal fire spread – dwellinghouses
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B3: Internal fire spread (structure)
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2020 06:06
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/485

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