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2012 IBC and ADA Affect Vision Areas in Fire Doors and Exit Passageways

Large Vision Areas Must Be Fire Resistive

The 2012 IBC makes it clear that vision panels in 60 and 90 minute temperature-rise doors located in paths of egress must work to protect passersby from radiant heat transmission. To meet both IBC and ADA, vision areas must be large and fire-resistive. Read more…

SuperLite II-XL Meets 2012 IBC and ADA

SAFTIFIRST’s SuperLite II-XL blocks radiant heat, meets ASTM E119 wall standards and can be used in 60 and 90 minute temperature rise doors and adjoining sidelites and transoms. Because it’s fire-resistive, vision areas featuring SuperLite II-XL can be larger than 100 sq in. Check out Superlite II-XL examples…

Free Fire Rated Glass AIA Webinars

Take the mystery out of fire rated glazing codes, testing and products. SAFTIFIRST offers free 1-hour, interactive webinars with a code expert. Participants earn an AIA LU/HSW credit. Please email Diana to schedule at training session.