Classification of buildings on type of construction | Buildings with type 1,2,3 and 4 Construction

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Classification of building on type of construction:

  • Building with type 1 construction
  • Building with type 2 construction
  • Building with type 3 construction
  • Building with type 4 construction

Definitions:

Building with type 1 construction

The type of building having resistance of fire up to 4 hour is known as

Building with type 1 construction.

Building with type 2 construction

The type of building which has resistivity to fire up to 3 hour is known as

Building with type 2 construction.

Building with type 3 construction

The type of building which has fire resistance up to 2 hour is known asĀ  Building with type 3 construction.

Building with type 4 construction

The type of building having fire resistance of 1 hour is known as Building with type 4 construction.

All the buildings are classified on the type of material of which they are made. Buildings should be made of such material such that they have good fire resistance. It provides safety in case of any fire damage. So building which is 4 hour fire resistant is best class.

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