(Also known as “ordinary” construction with brick or block walls and a wooden roof or floor assembly which is 1 hour fire protected).
(Also known as “ordinary” construction; has brick or block walls with a wooden roof or floor assembly which is not protected against fire.
What is frame construction type?
Frame construction means a Type of construction in which the structural parts are of wood or are dependent on a wooden frame for support and is built on site. This is the most common form of construction where I practice. An older form of this type of construction used to be referred to as Post and Beam construction.
What are the 5 types of construction?
Conventional building types
- Type I. Fire resistive.
- Type II: Non-combustible.
- Type III: Ordinary.
- Type IV: Heavy timber.
- Type V: Wood frame/combustible.
Which building classification is commonly referred to as ordinary construction?
This type of construction is commonly referred to as ordinary construction or brick and joist construction and is a highly predominate and common construction type. Ordinary construction consists of masonry exterior load-bearing walls that are of non combustible construction.
What is class A construction?
Class A: Fireproof Structural Steel Frame
The primary feature of class A buildings is the fireproofed structural steel frame, which may be welded, bolted or riveted together. The fireproofing may be masonry, poured concrete, plaster, sprayed fiber or any other method, which gives a high fire-resistance rating.