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


About This Program

This course will 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. 

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. 

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
    Brad Vrana has been in the steel framing industry for 14 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 5 years, Brad has been the Architectural and Technical Sales Manager for the Northeast.

June 8, 2022
Wed 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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