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Old 12-07-2011, 02:45 PM   #1
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Can you have exterior soffit vents under cantelievered living space in a Type V (1 hour) rated building?


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Old 12-07-2011, 09:31 PM   #2
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If I understand the question, that is.

But no.



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Old 12-08-2011, 07:45 AM   #3
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Had the same problem a while ago. Sourced some intumescent vents from England.
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If you can show a 1 hour fire rating for a soffit vent then you can.
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Old 12-08-2011, 03:04 PM   #6
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You can use a vent with a linked fire shutter. Just be sure the vent is rated for horizontal application.


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