Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are amon...read more
Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
SuperClear 45-HS and SuperClear 45-HS-LI can be used in 45 minute doors up to a maximum clear view area of 3,288 sq. in. (33 in. x 99-5/8 in.) and in 45 minute sidelites, transoms and openings up to a maximum clear view area of 3,880 sq. in. (42-3/4 in. x 90-3/4 in.).
SAFTI FIRST’s new SuperClear 45-HS and SuperClear 45-HS-LI are approved for glazing in all 45 min...read more
After a fire completely destroyed their facility in Columbus, Ohio, Dick Cold Storage built a new facility focused on fire safety. Photo: Ryan Leasure
The new facility includes the latest and greatest in cold storage technology along with fire prot...read more
The gymnasium on the third floor was converted to luxury apartments with lofts. The gymnasium floor was preserved and became part of the apartments (photo from CASTO).
Project: The Barrett Apartments in Columbus, OH
The 2 hour, fire resistive GPX Blast System spanned 45 feet and canted out a few degrees.
Project: Army Hospital in the West Coast
Thermafiber® SAFB™ (Sound Attenuation Fire Blankets) FF are UL® validated formaldehyde-free mineral wool insulation batts designed to provide acoustical control, thermal performance and fire protection.
Thermafiber® SAFB™ mineral wool batts are non-combustible, moisture-resistant, non-corrosive, non...read more
The system uses the largest tested and listed individual glass panels for two-hour fire-resistive...read more
Results will help inform code changes.
The standard marks the first comprehensive international specification for this equipment.
Photo: Tim Evanson, flickr
A luxury Baltimore hotel, a mixed-use building in Denver and an Alaskan High School may also have...read more
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These blocks will undergo further testing to determine if they are safe.
The GPX FireFloor System has the largest tested and listed individual glass panel sizes for fully-supported and butt-glazed 1-2 hour fire resistive glass floor applications. Photo credit: Mike Schwartz Photography
SAFTI FIRST supplied a single glass unit comprised of non-slip rated Starphire tempered...read more
The TimberLine Series pairs a high-strength steel subframe with a wood-veneered metal cover cap t...read more
Fireframes® Curtainwall Series replaces drywall.
The space, which the firm hoped to use as a gathering place for employees and clients, had no acc...read more
The University of Chicago Hospital Group reached out to Bill Zientarski of Hi-Performance Glazing...read more
Fire Retardant Wood Treatment is first of its kind to earn GREENGUARD Gold Certification
Fire-rated curtain wall emulates SG curtain wall
Creating a sleek and aesthetically pleasing space, while also providing protection against the sp...read more
SaftiFirst’s custom curtain wall complied with all the seismic requirements while still blending...read more
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The manuals provide information on preventing, reducing fire losses in buildings under constructi...read more
Photo: Industrial Technology Research Institute.
Two innovations tap into the multi-use potential for fire/life safety infrastructure.