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Fire-Resistive Aluminum Frames from TGP

Fire-Resistive Aluminum Frames from TGP


October 19, 2017

FireframesĀ® Aluminum Series provides a barrier to radiant and conductive heat transfer. The narrow profiles allow unlimited areas of glazing in fire separations.

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Safti First Fights Through Assertions Made By Plaintiffs Ely Holdings Limited And Greenlite Glass Systems That Safti Firstā€™s Fire Rated Floor System Infringed On Their Patent

In a summary judgement dated February 3, 2021, Chief Magistrate Joseph C. Spero of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the patent infringement claims filed by Ely Holdings Limited (Ely) and Greenlite Glass Systems (Greenlite) against SAFTI FIRST, a USA fire rated glass and framing manufacturer, could not proceed to trial, finding that the SAFTI FIRSTā€™s fire resistant floor does not violate Elyā€™s patent.

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Designing buildings for wildfire defensibility

Wold Architects and Engineers' Senior Planner Ryan Downs, AIA, talks about how to make structures and communities more fire-resistant.

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Accelerate Live! sponsor talk: The impact of new fire rated glazing technologies to design, performance, and the environment

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Fire-Resistive Aluminum Frames from TGP

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Fire safety considerations for cantilevered buildings [AIA course]

Bold cantilevered designs are prevalent today, as developers and architects strive to maximize space, views, and natural light in buildings. Cantilevered structures, however, present aĀ host ofĀ challenges for building teams, according toĀ JosĆ© R. Rivera, PE,Ā Associate Principal and Director of Plumbing and Fire Protection with Lilker.


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