Fire Performance in Buildings | Saint Gobain

Fire Performance in Buildings

22 Apr 2024

Key Topics

  • Fundamental principles of passive fire growth in buildings
  • Key regulations and guidance requirements
  • Differences between ratings of materials and systems
  • Performances of internal drylining systems
  • The effect of site detailing and workmanship
  • Practical overview of basic drylining construction requirements
  • Practical overview of specific drylining detailing requirements
  • Fire protection of structural steel
  • BS vs EN Fire test standards

Course Overview

A one-day course undertaken by the Saint-Gobain Technical Academy.  This one day course provides attendees with an overview of the key areas that a specifier, installer or site supervisor needs to consider when undertaking the specification, construction and sign off of fire related performances on the internal fit out of a building project.  Attendees will be briefed on the common design and site issues that may cause detrimental performances and gain appreciation for specifications and workmanship detailing that help to ensure
systems can maintain their tested performances.

Attendance Requirements

Attendees are expected to have a basic knowledge of construction principles.


5 hours

Course Hours

10am - 4pm


Currently Free to Attend


Nangor Road, Dublin