Posts Tagged ‘Class-A Fire Retardant’

Class-A Fire Rated Wood Siding

Santa Barbara, CA

New construction in all California’s high fire zones, labeled as the Wildland Urban Interface (W.U.I), requires all exterior wood be listed as “Ignition Resistant” (Class-A after weathering). TimberSIL wood is one of a small group of real wood siding products approved by the state to be used in these high fire areas. TimberSIL the only non-toxic product of the bunch.

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For more information on products approved by the California State Fire Marshals Office for use in high fire severity zones please see the Cal Fire W.U.I Handbook
TimberSIL Products is listed under: Ignition-Resistant Materials (ASTM E84 for 30 Min. with Accelerated Weathering Test)

TimberSIL® 6×6 Fire Rated Posts

Exposed wood posts in W.U.I. (Wildland Urban Interface) or high fire areas are required by the California Building Code to be listed as Ignition Resistant or class-A fire rated after accelerated weathering. TimberSIL® wood meets the all the requirements and is listed by the California State Fire Marshals Office in the W.U.I. Handbook of approved building materials.

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TimberSIL Deck – Glendora, CA

Work in progress, a TimberSIL Fire Rated Deck built by Newave Construction. More pictures of this deck painted and finished coming soon…

Contractor:

Newave Construction
Office Phone: (909) 484-3444
Office Email: cory@newaveconstruction.com
http://www.newaveconstruction.com/

TimberSIL CA:
http://www.woodwontburn.com/

TimberSIL Approved By California State Fire Marshal

As of April 3, 2009 TimberSIL was approved By the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Office of the State Fire Marshal as an Ignition-Resistant Materials (ASTM E84 for 30 Min. with Accelerated Weathering Test). In The Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Products Handbook, Published by CAL-FIRE FIRE ENGINEERING DIVISION BUILDING MATERIALS LISTING PROGRAM.

 

 http://osfm.fire.ca.gov/strucfireengineer/pdf/bml/wuiproducts.pdf