The International Firestop Council has issued Firestopping Inspection Manual, Second Edition, a pocket field guide to the firestopping and flexible rated duct enclosure inspection process.

The International Firestop Council (IFC) has issued Firestopping Inspection Manual, Second Edition, a pocket field guide to the firestopping and flexible rated duct enclosure inspection process.

Created as a reference tool for government and third party inspectors, manufacturers, code officials and other personnel associated with firestopping, the manual provides an overview on firestopping, building codes, field inspection, and a glossary of terms. Also included are step-by-step inspection guidelines for:

  • Through penetration firestop systems

  • Fire resistive joints systems

  • Perimeter fire barrier systems (curtain walls)

  • Flexibile rated duct enclosures

The manual is available for $2 and can be ordered from IFC's website at www.firestop.org, via e-mail at info@firestop.org, or by calling (914) 332-0040.