Combustible and non-combustible construction, and combustible elements in buildings required to be of non-combustible construction, are terms with Glued-laminated (glulam) timber, protected by early-suppression, fast response (ESFR) sprinklers, was specified for Confederation College (Thunder Bay,
Some combustible materials can be used since it is neither economical nor practical to construct a building entirely out of noncombustible materials. Wood is probably the most prevalent combustible material used in noncombustible buildings. For example, there are permissions for use of heavy timber construction for roofs
You'll also find cellular PVC and plastic lumber (HDPE—high-density polyethylene) decking, both of which install similarly to composite deck boards. If you don't follow the manufacturer's installation instructions, the warranty will be void. Some manufacturers buff each board at the factory to remove any “plastic” sheen.
CWC is the national association representing manufacturers of Canadian wood products used in construction.
Get the benefits not found in any of the wood or composite decking products: Eliminates painting and staining; No splintering, cracking, fading, rotting or warping; No nail screw popping, hidden fasteners; It can't burn or tear like membranes, won't degrade from UV like plastics and composites; Non-combustible: aluminum