The key objective of the Insulated Panel Council Australasia Ltd Code of Practice (the CODE) is to increase fire fighter confidence when fighting fires in structures which are made of Insulated Sandwich Panel. The intention of the CODE is to deliver a Panel System which performs better when subject to fire conditions. The CODE DOES NOT mitigate any requirements of the relevant building legislation. The CODE was not intended to be used in conjunction with a fire engineered alternative solution under the performance provisions of the Building Code of Australia. Persons submitting design applications using the CODE as part of a building approval submission need to consult with the Fire Brigade having jurisdiction.
Other key objectives of the CODE are:
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