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LifeDoor

Several months ago I posted about a new product that was getting a lot of attention; the product is called LifeDoor, and it is designed to close a door in response to the sound of a smoke detector.

By |2019-07-04T17:54:09-04:00June 11th, 2018|Close the Door, Videos|7 Comments

Ceasefire Hinge

Some of you may remember that I posted about the Ceasefire hinge back in 2014 - the firefighters who created this product even invited me to visit them in NYC (here's a post about that).  Since then, this hinge has gone through testing, design changes, and more testing, and the company is taking pre-orders on their website now.

By |2018-05-30T13:16:51-04:00May 31st, 2018|Close the Door, Videos|3 Comments

Six Locked Doors

Today is the 75th anniversary of the fire at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston - one of the tragedies that had the biggest impact on the codes that pertain to doors, hardware, and means of egress. A new documentary recounts the stories of some of the survivors, and memorializes the 492 people who lost their lives that day.

By |2017-11-26T19:56:24-05:00November 28th, 2017|Means of Egress, Videos|1 Comment

Close Before You Doze

When Good Morning America starts talking about closing doors, you know this important advice will (finally!) start to reach the masses. Check out this UL test and see the amount of protection provided by the closed doors, and share it with your friends and loved ones using the Share/Save icon above...

By |2017-10-21T14:46:21-04:00October 23rd, 2017|Fire Doors, Videos|3 Comments
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