National Concrete Masonry Association NCMA TEK National Concrete Masonry Association an information series from the national authority on concrete masonry technology BALANCED DESIGN FIRE PROTECTION TEK 7-2 Fire Resistance

@inproceedings{TEK2003NationalCM,
  title={National Concrete Masonry Association NCMA TEK National Concrete Masonry Association an information series from the national authority on concrete masonry technology BALANCED DESIGN FIRE PROTECTION TEK 7-2 Fire Resistance},
  author={NCMA TEK and Tek},
  year={2003}
}
  • NCMA TEK, Tek
  • Published 2003
The application of balanced design principles is particularly important in multifamily residential buildings. The risk of fires in apartments and condominiums is high because of the numerous kitchens, furnaces, hot water heaters, and other causes of residential fires. In addition, there is always a potential for sleeping occupants, children, and others who may be at a disadvantage for evacuating quickly. Fire safety in multifamily housing requires an understanding of the hazards involved, so… CONTINUE READING

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