UL Future Built Forum- Combustible Facades
There has been a great deal of discussion about the exterior facades of buildings and sadly there have been stories of how detrimental facade choices can be. This prompted a discussion at a forum in January of last year that was sponsored by UL, NYPD and IAFF. The next three blog posts will be dedicated to the discussions from this forum.
This first one is from Jesse Beitel from Jensen Hughes. You can see it here. Take some time to think about the projects in your area and how or if this could impact your community.
For those of you who think that a similar fire can’t happen in the US, here is an article that would disagree with that stance.