noncombustible construction

noncombustible construction

Construction in which the walls, partitions, and structural members are of noncombustible materials and assemblies, but which does not qualify as fire-resistive construction.
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The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association-backed Build With Strength coalition challenged the pursuit of alternatives to concrete, noting, "Amidst our ever-increasing population density, noncombustible construction keeps us safe in our homes, work-places, schools and places of worship ...
Even though the mall was equipped with a sprinkler system and was masonry noncombustible construction, the rate for property insurance increased substantially.
The report was also critical of federal standards that do not require sprinklers in older nursing homes of "certain noncombustible construction," such as the Nashville and Hartford facilities.