Incorrect application of wall penetration for fire stop

Fire Stop Done Wrong

Recently we received a call from a building owner who was having trouble getting his vacant unit to pass a City Inspector’s Inspection for fire separation. The owner had already had two contractors in working on this job and it was still failing the inspection. Needless to say he was a little frustrated and unsure …

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asbestos

Asbestos: Ignorance is Not Bliss

If you are the owner of a commercial building constructed or renovated up to the early 1990’s, chances are good that some of your building materials contained some form of asbestos. The most common materials that could contain asbestos are: ceiling tiles, vinyl flooring, mechanical insulation, and fire proofing compounds.