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Jonathan Johnson:

--- Quote from: Brad Weber on February 17, 2011, 07:30:43 AM ---These types of issues are easy to miss.  I remember one job where a couple of the techs came and grabbed the Project Manager and myself saying "You have to see this."  They take us up to a divisible meeting room and point up.  There was a nicely framed opening in the wall above the operable partition through which another tech had run all the cables.  What he apparently didn't realize is that the framed opening was a smoke damper that is intended to close and keep the spaces separated during a fire.  Oops.

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And any cables that do pierce a firewall need to be properly installed with an approved firestop and sealed with fire-rated sealant. Your local codes may vary.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firestop
http://www.ask.com/wiki/Sheetrock#Fire_resistance

Kristian Stevenson:

--- Quote from: Jonathan Johnson on February 28, 2011, 08:22:42 PM ---And any cables that do pierce a firewall need to be properly installed with an approved firestop and sealed with fire-rated sealant. Your local codes may vary.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firestop
http://www.ask.com/wiki/Sheetrock#Fire_resistance

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Thanks for that info Jonathan. None of our cable runs went through a firewall so we are good there.

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