Q&A GraphicIn my current column in USGlass Magazine, I addressed the requirements for electromagnetic locks released by a sensor.  Are you aware of the change to the 2024 I-Codes affecting this application?  Can you answer this question?

What codes apply to doors with electromagnetic locks released by a sensor?

There are two sets of code requirements that typically apply to electromagnetic locks.  Beginning with the 2024 I-Codes, only one of these applications will be allowed on doors with panic hardware.  If you’re not familiar with this change, check out the post on the USGlass website!

USGlass Magazine is the largest trade publication that specifically serves the architectural glazing industry.  From manufacturing and fabrication, to distribution and installation, the magazine covers all facets of the industry – including the code requirements that apply to these openings!  As the list of my monthly posts grows, you can click here for the whole library.  🙂

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