Fire Safety of Mass Timber: The Devil is in the Detail
Jonathon Beardmore, Senior Fire Engineer, Crossfire
Fire separations within a building act to reduce the destructive impact of a fire, a combustible material like mass timber therefore comes with many challenges to maintain the integrity of the fire safety design. This presentation provides a summary of the fire engineering concepts important to mass timber and provides some details from case studies to showcase how the fire safety strategy was provided with mass timber construction.
21 – 22 September, Rotorua, New Zealand