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A Beginner’s Guide to Fire-rated Doors

Security doors are an important component of building safety. In particular, fire-rated doors can survive prolonged fire exposure, helping block...

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Fire-rated Doors 101: Benefits for Different Industries

Safety and security are vital aspects of property or building management. One way to achieve this goal is by installing...

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How to Tighten Your Workplace Safety and Security Measures

Every workplace should adhere to safety and security standards. For one, having organizational safety and security processes in place can...

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Fire Safety Measures Your Business Should Know

Fire accidents happen, and they could happen anywhere and anytime—at home, in the workplace, or at any establishment. Apart from...

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Form Meets Function at Hamilton Cove Apartments

Standing along the waterfront of Weehawken, NJ, Hamilton Cove Apartments is a luxury rental property perfectly positioned for residents to...

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8 Questions to Ask Your Commercial Door Supplier

The door industry is a lot bigger than you would expect. Several commercial door manufacturers are ready to cater to...

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Different Types of Security Doors: A Buying Guide

It may be true that a pleasing space can make a lasting impression on customers or visitors, but there is...

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7 Tips for Choosing the Right Security Door for Your Business

Whatever building type you manage - commercial, institutional, manufacturing, etc. -, security should be one of your top priorities. Making...

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4 Benefits of Fire-Rated Doors

The walls, security windows, fences, bars and grilles, and doors of your establishment are your first line of defense against...

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Which Doors Need to Be Fire Rated in Your Commercial Project?

Businesses are always exposed to different kinds of threats in one form or another, including fire. As a business owner,...

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Fire Rated Glass Testing for Windows, Doors, Walls and Floors

When it comes to fire rated glass and framing, how a system is tested is important in determining its approved...

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New 45 Minute Fire Rated Glass Makes Visual Connectivity Possible, Beautiful and Affordable at Campus Housing

The design limitations of fire rated ceramic glass have finally given way to a truly clear 45 minute fire rated...

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Which Version of the IBC are you on?

The International Building Code (IBC) is the foundation of the complete Family of International Codes®. It is an essential tool...

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Tall Order at the Exploratorium

Exploratorium case study Case Study: Tall Order at the Exploratorium. San Francisco. SAFTI FIRST supplied a total of 19 pairs...

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Fire Door Requirements and Sprinkler Exceptions

When the International Code Committee (ICC) published the revised Table 716.5 in the 2012 IBC (formerly Table 715.4 in the 2009 IBC),...

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Fire Rated Doors: Standards, Testing and Glazing Requirements

All you need to know for Fire Rated Door Assemblies. Fire-rated door assemblies play an important role in saving lives...

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