Skip to main content

Life-Safety: Head-of-Wall Fire Resistance and Design Considerations

Thank you

This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending.


About This Program

Does your specified joint protection perform as it is intended to perform? This presentation will address these issues as well as present what you need to know about how intumescent material provides joint protection and updates to UL 2079 testing.

This course will also provide information on steel shapes with intumescent fire stopping. It will help you to understand what information UL head-of-wall and other perimeter fire assemblies provide. 

Session Takeaways

  • What are dynamic and static perimeter joints in fire, smoke, and sound rated construction
  • What constitutes a fire, smoke, and sound rated joint assembly
  • Understanding UL ratings of joint assemblies
  • What design professionals should consider when specifying and detailing protection of fire, smoke, and sound rated perimeter joints

Learning Units

CSI: 1.0 LU*
*May be submitted for domain specific learning units to CDT recertification, and/or general learning units for CCCA, CCS, and CCPR.

Relevant Practices

General Project Delivery
Specifying/Information Management
Product Selection/Specification
Construction Management/Construction
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Ownership/Property Management


  • Brad Vrana, CSI, LEED Green Associate

    Architectural and Technical Sales Manager, ClarkDietrich

    Brad Vrana has been in the steel framing industry for sixteen years. He started with Dietrich Metal Framing in the Boonton, NJ office in 2006. After the merger with ClarkWestern he became Territory Manager for the NYC metropolitan area. In 2021 Brad obtained his LEED Green Associate credential. For the last six years, Brad has been the Architectural and Technical Sales Manager for the Northeast.

June 8, 2022
Wed 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

This live web event has ended.

You can access this item by buying entire course

Buy entire course:

For Technical Support
+1 (858) 201-4136