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Code Education

  • Fire Door Requirements and Sprinkler Exceptions
  • Hidden Risks and Costs of Using Sprinklers as an Alternate to 1-2 Hour Fire Resistive Glazing
  • Clear and Economical Fire Rated Glazing that Outperforms Wired Glass Now Available in Canada
  • The Critical Difference of Fire-Resistive Glass: What Every Building Code Professional Should Know About Limiting Radiant Heat Risk
  • Don’t Get Caught in the 60-minute Trap
  • Changes to Canadian Wired Glass Standards
  • Top Five Fire Rated Glass Code Mistakes
  • Fire Protective vs Fire Resistive Glazing
  • Fire Rated Glass Code FAQs
  • Limitations Matter When it Comes to Fire Rated Glazing
  • Fire Rated Doors: Standards, Testing and Glazing Requirements
  • Fire Rated Glass for 45 Minute Applications
  • FAQ Fire Rated Glass in 1 hour Exit Corridors
  • FAQ Fire Rated Glass in Stairwell Enclosures
  • FAQ Fire Rated Glass in Sidelites and Transoms
  • FAQ Fire Rated Framing Code Requirements
  • 60 minute Fire Rated Glass Applications
  • Code Tips 60 minute Fire Rated Glass
  • The Truth About 60 minute Fire Rated Glass
  • A History of Codes on 60 minute fire rated glass
  • NYC Building Bulletin 2015-17 and Fire Rated Exterior Openings
  • 2012 IBC Clarifies Fire-Rated Glass and Framing Applications
  • 2012 IBC Updates Fire Rated Glass Tables
  • 2012 IBC Changes Designed to Make Fire-Rated Glazing Specification Easier
  • New Marks for Fire Rated Glazing Assemblies
  • Fire Rated Code Update – 2012
  • Vision Panels and the Codes
  • Size Limits for Vision Panels
  • Specifying Fire Rated Glazing
  • Match Fire Rated Framing and Glass
  • NFPA 80 Considers Annex Note to Clear Up Framing Confusion
  • The IBC and Exterior Fire Rated Openings
  • Codes and Security Glazing
  • Codes for Hurricane Rated Glazing
  • Code Update: What Architects Need to Know About AC 385
  • Fire Safety Should Never Be Sacrificed
  • Glossary of Code Terms
  • NFPA 80 Code Changes Force Industry Response
  • 5 Myths About Fire Rated and Protective Glass
  • ICC Proposed Marking Table 2009
  • Top Tips for Considering Fire Rated and Safety Glass
  • What Do Fire Resistance Ratings Really Mean?

Fire Rated Glass Applications

  • Achieving Truly Transparent Design with Fire Rated Butt-Glazed Walls
  • Why Fire Safety Shouldn’t be a Trade-off
  • Playing With Fire?
  • Fire Rated Glass in Exits
  • Fire Rated Glass Reaches New Heights
  • Fire Rated Glass on Building Exteriors
  • Fire Doors with Large Vision Panels
  • Large Vision Panels in 60, 90 min Doors
  • Designing with Fire Resistive Framing
  • Reinventing Stairways Using Fire Rated Glass
  • Fire Rated Glass for Exteriors
  • Designing Open and Secure Buildings
  • Beauty & Brawn, Decorative Glass Products
  • Performance Art at Aspen Art Museum
  • Fire Resistive Glass Adds Light and Health
  • Natural Daylighting Benefits Building Occupants
  • Historic Preservation with Fire Rated Glass
  • Fire Rated Glass: Exciting New Developments
  • What Makes Specialty Glazing Special?
  • New Forms & Functions of Fire Rated Glass
  • Invisible Wall: Fire Rated Glass

Fire Rated Glass in Education Facilities

  • Fire Rated Glass Protects Students from the Inside and Out
  • Light and Learning
  • ABCs of School Fire Protection
  • Fire Rated Glazing in Schools FAQs
  • Safeguarding Schools from Radiant Heat
  • Fire Rated Glazing in School Settings
  • Showcase of Superlite II XL in School Settings
  • Trends in Higher Education Construction
  • School Renovation is Cost Effective
  • Remove Unsafe Wired Glass in Renovation
  • Schools Districts, Others Liable for Unsafe Wired Glass
  • Fire Rated Glass Blends Design and Safety
  • Use Fire Rated Glass for Vision, Light and Security

Fire Rated Glass in Healthcare Facilities

  • Fire Rated Glass in Healthcare Installations
  • Fire Rated Glazing in Healthcare Occupancies
  • Replace Wired Glass in Healthcare Facilities
  • Transparency in Science and Medical Labs
  • Transparent Lab Walls Enhance Collaboration, Sustainability, Safety

Radiant Heat Transfer

  • What Architects Can Learn From Firefighters About Radiant Heat
  • Radiant Heat Transmission is Deadly
  • Fire Resistive Glass Protects From Radiant Heat
  • Superlite I-XL Limits Temperature Rise

Wired Glass

  • From Wired Glass to Clear Solutions
  • CBS VIDEO: Safety Glass is Anything But
  • Safe Solutions to Wired Glass
  • Wired Glass Still a Misunderstood Product
  • The Economics of Replacing Unsafe Wired Glass
  • Replace Unsafe Wired Glass and Reduce Liability
  • Making Unsafe Wired Glass Installations Safe
  • Shattering the Myth of Wired Glass
  • Q&A: Economics of Replacing Wired Glass
  • Architects Discuss Cost of Alternatives to Wired Glass
  • 2003 Press Release – Oregon Bans Wired Glass
  • Bill O’Keeffe’s Passionate Quest to Rid the Country of Wired Glass
  • Letter to UL on Misuse of Wired Glass in Fire Doors
  • Oregon Forces Wired Glass to Comply with CPSC Standards
  • CPSC to Face Congressional Review for Hazards of Wired Glass
  • First Wired Glass Product Meets CPSC Safety Standard

Green Building and Sustainable Design

  • Glass Takes the Stage in Energy Minded Project
  • Sustainability Through Fire Rated Glass
  • Using Fire Rated Glazing in Sustainable Design
  • LEED®, Sustainability and Fire Rated Glass
  • Retrofitting Schools is Greener and Cheaper

Hose Stream Test

  • Hose Stream Test FAQ
  • Fact or Fiction – The Hose Stream Test
  • History of the Hose Stream Test
  • The Hose Stream Test … Safety Test or Sales Strategy?
  • Hose Stream or Smoke Screen?

Industry Trends and History

  • Glass Safety Advocate Shatters Status Quo
  • Innovators Celebrate 50+ Years in Glass
  • Architects’ Guide to Fire Rated Glass 2013
  • Architects’ Guide to Fire Rated Glass 2012
  • Fire Rated Forecast
  • SAFTI FIRST Launches mySAFTI App
  • One-on-One with Tim Nass
  • Suppliers Take a New Look at Retrofits
  • Industry Insiders Talk Glass
  • SAFTI FIRST New Hires – 2009
  • SAFTI Receives Honor
  • USGNN Announces Suppler Website Winners
  • Why Not One Standard, One Mark?
  • Fire Rated Glass and Safety in Canada
  • 2003 IBC Sec 715 Opening Protectives
  • NFPA 80 1999 Standard – Fire Windows
  • 1997 UBC Sec 713 Assemblies for Openings