Rather than wondering if your contractor used the correct system and completed the installation properly, turn to a trusted source to receive the confirmation you need. UL’s Firestop Inspection Service can help ensure that everything is done correctly. As a leading expert in testing, materials for more than 100 years, UL is well-equipped to help ensure proper installation of these systems. Engaging UL to complete the inspection offers you peace of mind by allowing us to apply our extensive understanding of these critical firestop systems throughout the entire construction process. This will help to ensure that a given system will perform as planned in the event of an emergency.
Proper installation, inspection, and maintenance of firestop systems, fire-resistant joint systems and perimeter fire containment systems are critical to building occupant safety in the event of a fire. In some cases the adopted building codes, specifically section 1705 of the 2012 and later editions of the International Building Code, require special inspections of these systems when installed in high-rise buildings and those buildings that are defined as Risk Category III or IV. However, whether required by code or done at the discretion of the design team, UL can help ensure every system is suited for the job and properly installed.
In addition to offering confidence through certification, UL can help ease the entire building process. UL is widely recognized with authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs), has extensive experience testing and listing firestop systems, and can help you understand the broader regulatory landscape for the building industry.
For more information, please call 480-290-6987 or email Fire.Inspection@ul.com