Code Breaking Barrel Storage

Code Breaking Barrel Storage

Codes are very complex when it comes to barrel storage. The term “barrel exceptions” is something we’ve heard thrown around the industry. But, what exactly are the barrel exceptions? Barrels are not exempt from every rule. Learn about how the codes treat barrels and which exceptions can be applied per the model building and fire codes.

Note: a 2021 IFC code change update to this topic coming to a convention presentation near you in the future.