Reaction to fire and Resistance to fire
When it comes to the ability of any construction material to withstand fire, two key factors are the material’s reaction to fire and its resistance to fire. The terms can be a bit confusing, so if you want to learn the difference between them, read on.
Wildfires have been normal as long as we have had terrestrial plants and must have had big impacts on the earth ecosystems. The number of fires have increased in the last years, also in unexpected locations like permafrost areas.
The Leap-frog effect
Did you know that a fire can spread very fast through buildings via the facade even without the involvement of the cladding system materials? Even if there is only used non-combustible materials.
Fire Safety of Facades
Tronn Røtvoll addresses the topic of fire safety of facades by describing the principles of …
See-through flame protection
Excellent article written by Geir Jensen who is an inventor and former fire-protection engineering consultant. He is particularly engaged in multi-discipline solutions within fire-safety communities and for the design of fire-protection products