Thanks for attending our panel discussion at the 2012 Every Building Conference and Expo!

This page includes links to the posts on my blog relating to recent code changes that might affect your buildings.  You may also want to check out the photo gallery or frequently asked questions (Gallery and FAQ tabs above). You can search for a topic by typing it into the search box, or browse recent posts from the list.  The articles from my monthly column in Doors & Hardware magazine are listed here.  If you’d like to be notified by email of each new blog post, you can subscribe using the link in the right sidebar.  Feel free to leave comments on any of the posts if you have something to add, and let me know if there are topics you think I should cover.  You can also email me directly at

Fire Door Assembly Inspection PageFire Door Inspection FAQs
Occupant Load Requirements for Panic Hardware
Stairwell Reentry
Luminous Egress Path Markings
Electromagnetically Locked Egress Doors
Delayed Egress Hardware – Code Comparison
Smoke Gasketing
Auto Operators – Stand-By Power

You can download a pdf of our code booklet here.  If you need additional paper copies, just drop me an email.

– Lori
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies