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Life Safety Digest: The Importance of Fire Door Assemblies in Residential Occupancies

Based on the average number of fires that occur annually in multifamily residential buildings and the effects of non-compliant fire doors during past fires, I firmly believe that enforcing the annual requirements for fire door inspections will save lives.

By |2023-01-09T13:22:14-05:00January 9th, 2023|FDAI, Fire Doors, Life Safety Digest|2 Comments

Locksmith Ledger: Altering Fire Door Assemblies – Job Site Preparations vs. Field Modifications

After last week's focus on fire doors for Fire Prevention Week, several people asked about altering fire doors in the field.  This recent article that I wrote for Locksmith Ledger covers the requirements and limitations of NFPA 80. 

By |2022-10-18T13:19:49-04:00October 18th, 2022|FDAI, Fire Doors, Locksmith Ledger|0 Comments

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

Facility Executive: Fire Doors And Compliance In Multi-Family Facilities

In this Q&A feature with Facility Executive, I offer educated insight around the importance of fire doors in multifamily facilities, illustrating the impact with real-world examples, referencing codes and offering tips to facility managers to ensure compliance.

By |2022-04-24T01:10:55-04:00April 28th, 2022|FDAI, Fire Doors|2 Comments

Decoded: FAQs on Fire Door Requirements for Health Care Facilities

I will be publishing several sets of frequently asked questions this year, with more detailed supporting articles on each topic.  If you have a FAQ that you'd like to add to the list, leave it in the comment box and I will include it in a future article.

By |2022-03-06T17:39:01-05:00February 22nd, 2022|arch, Articles, FDAI, Fire Doors, hc, Health Care, Panic Hardware|10 Comments
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