Bill McHugh
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Bill McHugh is Executive Director of the Firestop Contractors International Association.

Maintaining fire-resistance protection in multi-family and other occupancies

To some degree, existing fire-resistance-rated assemblies and their components have been forgotten. That’s what this article is about: maintaining protection using fire-resistance-rated assemblies in existing buildings. Fire test standards for protection Structures can be built with wood, steel and concrete,…

Firestopping and Effective Compartmentation

Design, Installation, Inspection & Maintenance – Now and in the Future Fire resistance rated construction in buildings contains many components. Fire resistance rated walls and floors start the big box that creates effective compartmentation. The features of fire and smoke…

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