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Training Bulletin (Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Help) Date
Rooftop Smoke and Heat Vents (PDF, 126 Kb) 9/16/14
Windowless Buildings (PDF, 130 Kb) 7/1/14
Concrete Spalling (PDF, 580 Kb) 5/6/14
High-Rise Protection Features (PDF, 556 Kb) 4/8/14
Metal Plate Connected Truss Inspections (PDF, 527 Kb) 3/18/14
Residential Garage Fires and Built-in Protection (PDF, 497 Kb) 11/19/13
Hose Stream Testing (PDF, 552 Kb) 8/27/13
Fire-retardant Roof Coverings (PDF, 528 Kb) 8/13/13
Heavy Timber Construction (Type IV) (PDF, 516 Kb) 5/28/13
Fire Wall Parapet Alternatives (PDF, 483 Kb) 3/19/13
Fire Effects on Steel Structures (PDF, 501 Kb) 12/11/12
Penetrations of Vertical Exit Enclosures (PDF, 103 Kb) 5/1/12
Hollow Core Concrete Panels (PDF, 382 Kb) 3/20/12
Describing Shaped Steel (PDF, 365 Kb) 7/26/11
Water-Cooling Towers (PDF, 332 Kb) 3/29/11
Combustible Material in Noncombustible Buildings (PDF, 332 Kb) 2/8/11
Smoke Dampers (PDF, 266 Kb) 8/10/10
Structural Strength and Stiffness (PDF, 319 Kb) 8/3/10
Motorized Fire Door Radii (PDF, 246 Kb) 7/6/10
Fire Dampers (PDF, 239 Kb) 6/29/10
Combination Smoke and Fire Damper Actuators (PDF, 237 Kb) 6/22/10
Shear Walls in Steel Construction (PDF, 236 Kb) 6/15/10
Special Inspections for Spray-on Fire-Resistant Materials (PDF, 214 Kb) 1/5/10
Part 7: Fire Resistance Based on Separation (PDF, 254 Kb) 12/22/09
Part 6: Required Fire Resistance (PDF, 273 Kb) 12/15/09
Part 5: Understanding Construction: Fire Test "Survival" (PDF, 549 Kb) 12/08/09
Part 4: How Fire Resistance Ratings are Measured (PDF, 411 Kb) 12/01/09
Part 3: Fire-Resistive Assemblies (PDF, 258 Kb) 11/24/09
Part 2: Where Fire Resistance May Be Required (PDF, 399 Kb) 11/17/09
Part 1: Understanding Construction "Types" (PDF, 301 Kb) 11/10/09
Solar Energy Systems (PDF, 259 Kb) 9/29/09
Opening Protective Fusible Link Releases (PDF, 198 Kb) 7/21/09
Atrium Fire Protection Requirements (PDF, 276 Kb) 6/9/09
Separating Sprayed-Foam Insulation (PDF, 222 Kb) 4/21/09
Part VI: Inspecting Modular Construction (PDF, 276 Kb) 10/28/08
Part V: Factory-Built Construction Codes (PDF, 239 Kb) 10/21/08
Part IV: Fire Response to Modular Construction (PDF, 180 Kb) 10/14/08
Part III: Recognizing Modular Construction (PDF, 223 Kb) 10/7/08
Part II: Modular Construction (PDF, 324 Kb) 9/30/08
Part I: Factory-Built Structures (PDF, 297 Kb) 9/23/08
Kitchen Exhaust Duct Wrap (PDF, 294 Kb) 7/22/08
Through-Penetration Firestop Systems (PDF, 308 Kb) 6/10/08
Fire Door Releasing Mechanisms (PDF, 233 Kb) 6/03/08
Penetrations through Fire-rated Wall Assemblies (PDF, 126 Kb) 12/18/07
Historic Building Life Safety and Fire Protection (PDF, 124 Kb) 12/11/07
Construction Elements (PDF, 127 Kb) 11/27/07
Protecting Membrane Penetrations (PDF, 144 Kb) 8/28/07
Fire-Resistance Ratings for Structural Building Elements (PDF, 190 Kb) 8/21/07
Temporary Construction Heating (PDF, 97 Kb) 2/13/07
Structural Alterations (PDF, 328 Kb) 2/6/07
Temporary Standpipe Systems (PDF, 350 Kb) 1/30/07
Wood Truss Storage Practices (PDF, 134 Kb) 5/16/06
Maintaining Fire-Resistive Construction Elements (PDF, 134 Kb) 5/9/06
Fire Assembly Opening Labels (PDF, 147 Kb) 4/18/06
Fire Command Center Construction (PDF, 157 Kb) 1/24/06
Fire Access during Construction (PDF, 248 Kb) 12/20/05
Penetrations through Fire Resistive Construction (PDF, 182 Kb) 12/13/05