PENETRATIONS THROUGH TIMBER FLOOR

Special attention is required for all types of penetrations through Timber Floor systems. In some cases, any services penetrations should be fire isolated with tested systems or with non-combustible lightweight mortars in the immediate vicinity of the fire collars.

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HERITAGE CEILING

The floor joists of the floor requiring upgrading must be equal or larger in size than the ones that were submitted to the Standard Fire Test. If smaller joists are present, a structural engineer should verify that the live and dead load do not exceed the floor loadings applied during the fire test.

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