Fire Prevention in Existing and Newly Constructed Buildings

Safety is naturally an important objective. Structural fire protection involves consideration of the technical fire protection requirements of structural building elements that enclose a room, separate fire sections or areas used separately, and of any openings in such parts of a building.

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TCC Norms

In addition to EC 5 »Design and construction of timber structures«, the HBV shall be standardised. In preparation for this, several research institutions in Europe are currently working on a technical specification.

Properties of TCC

  • Large load spans
  • low dead weight
  • good fire resistance
  • good sound insulation
  • low susceptibility to vibration
  • prefabrication possible