What is type II building construction?
Type 2 construction is typically found in new buildings and remodels of commercial structures. The walls and roofs are constructed of non-combustible materials. Specifically, walls are usually reinforced masonry or tilt slab, while roofs have metal structural members and decking.
What is the difference between type I and type II construction?
The major difference is that it is not protected. For example, in a Type I building we will see columns and beams covered with fire resistive spray on material as seen in the first picture. In a Type II building these columns and beams are not protected and will be exposed during a fire.
What is the difference between construction type IIA and IIB?
Construction Types IIA and IIB are also noncombustible, but have little to no fire resistance. Type IIA has a minimum of 1 hour fire resistance throughout. Type IIB, although noncombustible, has no requirements for fire resistance, unless required by other sections of the code.
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What qualifications do I need to work on a construction site?
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