construction Type A and Type B rated buildings, rated elements, and sprinklers?
just trying to make sure i understand a code thing conceptually for testing.
anyone mind correcting how i worded this or the factual information?
Type A in Table 601 (i think) indicates a FIRE RATED building that is composed of fire rated elements as prescribed by the code for that construction type I - IV?
Type B in Table 601 indicates a NON RATED building that is composed of elements as described for that construction Type I - IV?
and then RATED ELEMENTS - like roofs or floors or exterior or interior walls (?) - can be required in either Type A or Type B?
and "sprinklering requirements" (i forget if there are any actually) or floor area increase by adding a sprinkler system (is this Table 503?) is a completely independent step from construction type or element rating.
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