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Old Posted Apr 13, 2017, 3:21 PM
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Originally Posted by eastcoastal View Post
Yes... you're correct.

A building's safety can't be isolated to only one element though, and the National Building Code of Canada treats a single-family-mcmansion-type building differently than a multi-unit six storey building.
true. but you don't actually need the gluelam to burn, just heat up enough, and the glues melt out and it fails.

there is a reason the fire service treats modern lightweight buildings differently from legacy wood construction.
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