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  BU510 Introduction to passive fire protection

BU510.jpgPassive fire protection is one part of a package that also includes active fire protection such as sprinklers and alarms, and fire safety management such as facilitating escape if a building catches fire.

All these elements should be designed to work together to protect life and property.

The bulletin covers:

  • purpose of passive fire protection
  • compartmentation
  • New Zealand Building Code requirements and the minimum criteria set in the compliance documents, including wording commonly used
  • passive fire building components.

Publication date: April 2009 Keywords: fire, safety