Nearly 70% of commercial building deaths are due to smoke inhalation. Firestopping is a passive form of fire protection and safety that helps to maintain a commercial buildings integrity. Used to prevent the spread of flames, gases, and toxic smoke through any openings caused by building upgrades, plumbing or other installations, firestopping barriers fill any penetrations in fire resistant walls or assemblies. This system of firestopping is required by law for any building to ensure the maintenance of fire resistant walls or assemblies in case of the spread of fire.
At Yvon Insulation, our firestopping materials are approved and certified to perform properly in a fire or smoke emergency by Underwriters Laboratories. Our contractors understand the importance of proper firestopping installation to ensure the safety of your commercial building and anyone in it, as well as avoiding any unnecessary costs due to equipment or workspace loss in the case of a fire. A proper firestopping system needs to be selected for your building and Yvon Insulation will make sure to provide you with the information to do so, so contact us today for more information on our highly effective commercial firestopping barriers.