Fire-Rated Products

January 20, 2015 | EH&E

A pilot program that rapidly identified and resolved fire and life safety deficiencies during con...

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Transparent fire-rated entry evokes openness at Johnson & Wales University. Phot

Transparent fire-rated entry evokes openness at Johnson & Wales University. Photo: TGP

December 30, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

As more students enter the school system each year, designing for fire safety in educational faci...

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For Gelsons Market in Los Angeles (pictured above), the architect was able to p

For Gelsons Market in Los Angeles (pictured above), the architect was able to provide 45-minute openings in a 1-hour wall betwe

December 11, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

When it comes to designing parking garages, providing vision and transparency might not be the pr...

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The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to extra scrutiny during the design and construction

October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

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Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP

Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP

October 16, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learnin...

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Photo: SAFTI FIRST

Photo: SAFTI FIRST

October 14, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently...

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Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP

Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP

September 04, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the...

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Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system

Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system

August 17, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp s...

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SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti

SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballistic Framing for the corridors.

August 08, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST This is Sponsored Content

When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...

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Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects

Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects

July 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo...

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Channel glass exterior faade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ

Channel glass exterior faade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ

July 07, 2014 | Technical Glass Products

The University of San Francisco’s new John Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation brings sc...

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For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire res

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive wall openings in the exterior using Super

June 27, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive w...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

June 26, 2014 | AIA

The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Progra...

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Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete th

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete thinshell structural approach for K-12 schools in

May 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP

Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP

May 03, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

In implementing Northwestern University’s Engineering Life Sciences infill design, Flad Architect...

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January 30, 2014 | SAFTI FIRSTEditor's Note: This is sponsored content

When the Cincinnati Art Museum embarked on an $11 million renovation, the architects wanted the e...

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January 14, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools...

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Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons

January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice,...

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Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas

Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas) ISDs buildings while monitoring two others on

January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related consid...

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December 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...

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November 14, 2013 | Tyco

US Operations of Global Acquisition Strengthen Tyco SimplexGrinnell’s Special Hazards Fire Protec...

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October 28, 2013 | SimplexGrinnell

Agreement Provides 50,000 Public Entities with Simplified Access to Comprehensive Suite of Produc...

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11 pairs of SuperLite II-XL 45 IGU in HM Door Framing was used in the buildings

11 pairs of SuperLite II-XL 45 IGU in HM Door Framing was used in the buildings north side. SAFTI FIRST was able to achieve the desired glass heights, and was less expensive than other options, says Katherine Miller of EHDD.

August 23, 2013 | SAFTI FIRST

The newly-opened Exploratorium has brought energy and excitement to the city’s bustling waterfron...

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August 22, 2013 | System Sensor

With the first round of system-connected carbon monoxide (CO) detectors reaching their end of lif...

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July 12, 2013 | Vetrotech
The Statue of Liberty National Monument reopened to the public featuring two new fire stairwell...
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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component

The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component that was created specifically for this building: The Rocker, which supports the world's largest cable-net glass wall.

July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

June 17, 2013 | SimplexGrinnell

Simplex TrueAlert ES uses addressable technology to improve protection, simplify installation and...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified

April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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