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Construction Specifier: Fire door safety: How can specifiers help?

Specifiers are involved during the construction process—not throughout the life of the building, but there are many ways the choices made during the specification process can affect the durability and function of fire door assemblies for years to come.

By |2022-08-22T23:19:13-04:00August 18th, 2022|Construction Specifier, FDAI, Fire Doors|2 Comments

Construction Specifier: Battling the Barricade

In the wake of any tragedy, society struggles collectively to process the loss. For some it is the loss of friends and loved ones, but for most it is our feelings of safety and trust in the overall goodness of our fellow man that are diminished or seemingly lost entirely. In their place, we are filled with an overwhelming desire to do something...

Construction Specifier: Understanding Code Requirements for Panic Hardware

This article is currently posted on question, “When is panic hardware required by code?” is one that many specifiers continue to struggle with because there isn't a simple answer to this seemingly simple question...

By |2015-09-17T14:31:19-04:00September 17th, 2015|Construction Specifier, Panic Hardware|13 Comments

Construction Specifier: Hazards of Traditional Wired Glass

(Note: If you're in the St. Louis area, there is a school security seminar coming up on July 22th, and there's still space if you want to attend.) Today's post: I haven't posted much about traditional wired glass lately, but the hazard continues to be present in existing schools and other facilities...

By |2015-10-06T08:42:32-04:00July 16th, 2015|Construction Specifier, Glass, School Security|7 Comments
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