NFPA 285 - Fire Test for Exterior Wall - Panel Discussion

When:  Oct 10, 2018 from 5:15 PM to 7:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Boston Chapter


Donald Havener, Principal Fire Protection Engineer at Cosentini Associates

Brian Kuhn, Consultant at Code Red Consultants

Keith Nelson, Senior Architect at ECS MID-ATLANTIC, LLC



Hear a panel of fire protection engineers and building envelope design professionals discuss NFPA 285, present historical evidence detailing why NFPA 285 is important and required by the building code, explain what aspects of an exterior wall triggers a code requirement for NFPA 285, provide information on how to design exterior walls that comply with the requirements of NFPA 285, and finally, discuss current nuances in local state building code amendments regarding NFPA 285. 


Kevin Murray