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HVAC Ducts — Fire Protection and Integrity

This webinar series covers testing and certification as well as local requirements for fire-rated ducts, and how to assess the performance of your fire-rated ventilation air ducts and their closure systems.

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This webinar series covers testing, certification and requirements for fire-rated ducts in the USA, UAE and Canada. Learn how to assess the performance of your fire-rated ventilation air ducts and their closure systems. 

Part 1: Access the Safety and Conformity of Fire-Rated Ducts

Fire-rated ducts can offer a higher level of protection than standard duct work. Hear from UL’s expert, Luke Woods, to understand the:

  • Importance of the certification process
  • Standards for fire-rated ducts
  • Local code requirements and regulations
  • BS/EN fire testing and procedure for fire-rated ducts
  • Certification paths for fire-rated ducts
  • Supplemental testing and follow-up services
  • UL Data Acceptance Program (DAP) and its role in UL Certification programs

Speaker: 

Luke Woods, principal engineer, fire resistance and containment, Building and Life Safety Technologies division

Webinar date: 

August 3, 2020

Part 2: Ventilation Air Ducts and Their Closure Systems

Hear from UL’s expert Dwayne Sloan to learn more about ventilation air ducts and their closure systems, including:

  • Local code requirements and regulations
  • UL 181 — testing for air ducts and air connectors
  • UL181A — testing for rigid air duct closure systems 
  • UL181B — testing for flexible air duct closure systems
  • New rigid duct authorized fabricator’s program 
  • The importance of third-party certification supplemental testing and follow-up services
  • Marking and labeling

Speaker:

Dwayne Sloan, technical director, Building and Life Safety Technologies division 

Webinar date:

August 6, 2020
 

On-Demand Webinar 1

Access the Safety and Conformity of Fire-Rated Ducts

On-demand Webinar 2

Ventilation Air Ducts and Their Closure Systems

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