non-load-bearing wall

non-load-bearing wall

A wall subject only to its own weigh and wind pressure. See also: half-timbered wall

non-load-bearing wall

A wall capable only of supporting its own weight and (if it is an exterior wall) capable of resisting the force of the wind blowing against it; it cannot support an imposed load. Compare with load-bearing wall; also called a nonbearing wall.
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NFPA 285:2012 (Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components), BS 8414-1:2015 (Fire performance of external cladding systems.
The columns, knee walls and drywall arch replaced a non-load-bearing wall to give the dining room and living room a more open feel.
But then after more evaluation, it appears the shifting was done in a non-load-bearing wall."
A IF there's a non-load-bearing wall between your bedroom and the adjoining room, you may be able to pinch some space by knocking out part of the wall and creating a new alcove on your side.
Most tilt-up buildings are designed as non-load-bearing wall systems, according to De Salvo.
creation of a partition curtain in a solid construction of load-bearing reinforced concrete components and non-load-bearing wall walls for an underground two-sport hall and a 4-storey school extension: - bgf 4 700 m 2 , - bri 24843 m 3 .
- removal of non-load-bearing walls (masonry, drywall), incl.
Even removing non-load-bearing walls can be of concern to building control if, for example, it would create a layout that breaks fire regulations.
Even removing non-load-bearing walls can be of concern to building control, if, for example, it would create a layout that breaks fire regulations.
Curator Clara Kim makes excellent use of the ground-floor galleries of the Walker, opening them up by removing all non-load-bearing walls for the first time since the space was renovated in 2005.
By classifying certain building components (for example, non-load-bearing walls or lighting systems) as five-, seven-, or 15-year personal property, taxpayers can take higher depreciation deductions.