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 8: Cavities – flats, 1 (8.2). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 65. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

To reduce the potential for fire spread, cavity barriers should be provided for both of the following.
a. To divide cavities.
b. To close the edges of cavities.
See Diagram 8.1. Cavity barriers should not be confused with fire-stopping details (Section 9).

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Uncontrolled Keywords: fire-stop (Fire-stopping), cavity barrier, cavity stop, cavity width, fire-separating element, cavity, barrier, room, fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, fire safety - volume 2: buildings other than dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 8: Cavities – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B3: Internal fire spread (structure)
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2020 05:52
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/601

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