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Interview: What you need to know about butt-glazed fire-rated systems

Q: How would you describe a butt-glazed fire-rated system to someone who is new to the glazing industry? Put simply, a butt-glazed fire-rated system is composed of clear lites of fire-rated and impact...


Interview: Sustainability in the Works with Tim Weller

It’s an understatement to say a lot has changed on the green building front in the last 20 years. LEED went from being an acronym no one could define in the early 2000s to an accepted industry term. I...


Do Fire Doors Need to be Self-Closing?

Fire-rated doors and their proper use have recently come to the forefront in discussions about fire safety. As more people return to offices, commercial buildings and other public spaces, facility ope...


Commentary: What’s Ahead for Fire-rated Glazing?

Providing More Than Functional Value While today’s market conditions continue to impact the future of the built environment, fire- and life-safety codes have and will remain touchstones for building ...


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