Architectural Fire Rated Joint Assemblies

Architectural Fire Rated Joint Assemblies

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain knowledge of head-of-wall, bottom-of-wall and wall-to-wall assemblies, as well as the respective UL standards for approval, It will discuss different joint treatment types and the components involved with each application. By the end of the course, design professionals will be able to specify, install, and operate fire resistance joints and joint protection to ensure occupant safety.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify a variety of wall-to-wall, bottom-of-wall, and head-of-wall joints, including their UL assemblies and ratings.
  2. Evaluate different joint treatment types for their advantages and disadvantages, particularly in regard to their durability, cost, and safety.
  3. Discuss International Building Code that relates to fire resistant joint systems and firestopping that protects occupants in the event of a fire.
  4. Apply knowledge of IBC standards to specify, install, and operate fire resistance joints to ensure occupant safety.
Provided By: 
Design Category: 
(05) Metals
Applicable Credits

This Course Is Included In Upcoming Events

15 Nov
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 6 GBCI General Hour
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.
17 Nov
Up to 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour(s)
Up to 7 GBCI General Hour
Up to 2 RCEP PDH(s) for Engineers
Up to 1 IDCEC HSW CEU(s)
Up to 1 ADA Accessibility / Barrier-Free Req.

Course Presenter(s)

626-506-3881 | dpilz@cemcosteel.com