Fire spread from lower roofs - Build 165(2018)
- Fire spread from lower roofs
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It’s important with higher-density housing in urban areas to ensure fire doesn’t spread from a lower roof to an adjacent, taller wall.
BRANZ fire researchers are delving into the validity of the current 9 to 5 rule.
The New Zealand protection from fire Acceptable Solutions have had a requirement to prevent fire spread to a building from an adjacent lower roof since their introduction in 1992.