Decoded: Panic Hardware Requirements for Rooms Housing Electrical Equipment (February 2018)

NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code (NEC) has been adopted by most US states, and includes requirements for panic hardware or fire exit hardware on certain rooms housing electrical equipment; the voltage and amperage thresholds that determine which rooms require panic hardware were changed in the 2017 edition of this code.

By |2017-12-18T11:12:57-05:00December 18th, 2017|Articles, Panic Hardware|3 Comments

Decoded: Alterations to Fire Door Assemblies (Updated October 2017)

You may remember that I'm working on a series of online code classes, which will be available early in 2018.  To support those classes, I am updating some of my past Decoded articles to include revisions from new editions of the codes and standards.  Here is the latest information regarding alterations of fire door assemblies.

By |2017-10-19T12:44:56-04:00October 19th, 2017|Articles, Doors & Frames, FDAI, Fire Doors|43 Comments
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