Intention

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Intention. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Requirement B2: Internal fire spread (linings), 1 . RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 42. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

In the Secretary of State’s view, requirement B2 is met by achieving a restricted spread of flame
over internal linings. The building fabric should make a limited contribution to fire growth,
including a low rate of heat release.
It is particularly important in circulation spaces, where linings may offer the main means by which
fire spreads and where rapid spread is most likely to prevent occupants from escaping.
Requirement B2 does not include guidance on the following.
a. Generation of smoke and fumes.
b. The upper surfaces of floors and stairs.
c. Furniture and fittings.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: b2 internal fire spread linings, fire safety - volume 2: buildings other than dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, b4 external fire spread, fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, b3 internal fire spread structure, fire-stop (Fire-stopping), compartmentation, fire and smoke damper, compartment (fire), importer
Subjects: K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B2: Internal fire spread (linings)
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2020 14:26
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/956

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