Looking to expand your knowledge of fire rated glass and framing?  Browse our articles below to stay up-to-date on code updates, new fire rated glass applications, sustainable design, and more.  

5 Code Requirements for Fire Glazing Applications

Top 5 Fire Rated Glass Code Mistakes

6 Issues to Consider When Complying with IBC Requirements

What Do Fire Resistance Ratings Really Mean?

New Marks for Fire Rated Glazing Assemblies in 2015

Which Version of the IBC Are You On?

2021 IBC Code Changes Affecting Fire Rated Glazing

Exterior Glass Walls, Windows & Doors – Commercial & Residential Glass | Article

How Fire Rated Glass Meets Lot Line Requirements Without Sacrificing Design


Which Version of the IBC are you on?

All you should know about Fire-Resistant Glazing

Learn more about the Testing Standards for Fire Rated Glass Applications

Deluge Sprinklers are NOT as Affordable as You Think

Fire Door Requirements and Sprinkler Exceptions

Article on the 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 | Article

Changes to Canadian Wired Glass Standards

Limitations Matter When it Comes to Fire Rated Glazing

All you need to know for Fire Rated Door Assemblies

NYC Building Bulletin 2015-17 and Fire Rated Exterior Openings

Fire Rated Glass for 45 Minute Applications

NFPA 80 Code Changes Force Industry Response

Here are the tips when considering Fire Rated and Safety Glass

5 Myths About Fire Rated and Protective Glass

Fire Rated Code Update – 2012

2012 IBC Clarifies Fire-Rated Glass and Framing Applications

Specifying Fire Rated Glazing

Size Limits for Vision Panels

Vision Panels and the Codes

Top Five Fire Rated Glass Code Mistakes

Update: New Marks for Fire Rated Glazing Assemblies in 2022

Codes for Hurricane Rated Glazing

Codes and Security Glazing

FAQ Fire Rated Glass in 1 hour Exit Corridors

NFPA 80 Considers Annex Note to Clear Up Framing Confusion

Match Fire Rated Framing and Glass

Code Update: What Architects Need to Know About AC 385

Fire Safety Should Never Be Sacrificed

Fire Protective vs Fire Resistive Glazing

2012 IBC Updates Fire Rated Glass Tables

60 minute Fire Rated Glass Applications

Code Tips 60 minute Fire Rated Glass

Fire Rated Glass Code FAQs

FAQ Fire Rated Glass in Stairwell Enclosures

FAQ Fire Rated Glass in Sidelites and Transoms

FAQ Fire Rated Framing Code Requirements

The IBC and Exterior Fire Rated Openings

Glossary of Code Terms

A History of Codes on 60 minute fire rated glass

The Truth About 60 minute Fire Rated Glass

What Do Fire Resistance Ratings Really Mean?

ICC Proposed Marking Table 2009

2012 IBC Changes Designed to Make Fire-Rated Glazing Specification Easier

The Secret to Adding More Natural Light Is Transparent

Fire Rated Glass Buying Guide: Choosing the Best Product for Your Needs

7 Considerations for Fire-Rated Glass Usage in Exterior Applications

18 Fire Statistics Why Fire Rated Glass Is a Good Idea

How Fire Rated Glass Improves Security and Safety in Commercial Buildings

Can Fire Rated Glass Be Used for Exterior Applications?

Best Practices for Using Fire Rated Glass in Commercial Buildings

How Does Fire-Rated Glass Work? An Illustrated Guide

Tips for Matching Fire-Rated Glass to Fire-Rated Framing

Myths and Misconceptions on Fire-Rated Glazing Solutions

Vision, Vision, Vision

Three Applications Transformed with Fire Rated Glass

Fire Rated Glass Embraces Low-Iron Glass Trend

Innovations in Fire Rated, Temperature Rise Glass Doors

Fire Rated Glass in Unique Applications

Achieving Truly Transparent Design with Fire Rated Butt-Glazed Walls

Fire Rated Glass for Exteriors

Large Vision Panels in 60, 90 min Doors

Beauty & Brawn, Decorative Glass Products

Fire Rated Glass Reaches New Heights

Playing With Fire?

Fire Rated Glass on Building Exteriors

Fire Rated Glass in Exits

Fire Resistive Glass Adds Light and Health

Designing with Fire Resistive Framing

Fire Doors with Large Vision Panels

Performance Art at Aspen Art Museum

Designing Open and Secure Buildings

Reinventing Stairways Using Fire Rated Glass

Why Fire Safety Shouldn’t be a Trade-off

What Makes Specialty Glazing Special?

New Forms & Functions of Fire Rated Glass

Fire Rated Glass: Exciting New Developments

Invisible Wall: Fire Rated Glass

Historic Preservation with Fire Rated Glass

Natural Daylighting Benefits Building Occupants

Retrofitting or Building New: Cost-Saving Benefits of Using Fire Rated Glass in Schools

Light and Learning: How Fire-Rated Glass Can Improve Student Performance

Dangers of Wired Glass in Schools

Fire Rated Glass Protects Students from the Inside and Out | Article

Remove Unsafe Wired Glass in Renovation

School Renovation is Cost Effective

Use Fire Rated Glass for Vision, Light and Security

Showcase of Superlite II XL in School Settings

Safeguarding Schools from Radiant Heat

ABCs of School Fire Protection

Fire Rated Glass Blends Design and Safety

Fire Rated Glazing in School Settings

Trends in Higher Education Construction

Schools Districts, Others Liable for Unsafe Wired Glass

Light and Learning

Fire Rated Glazing in Schools FAQs

Why Replace Wired Glass in Healthcare Facilities

Fire Rated Glass in Healthcare Installations

Transparent Lab Walls Enhance Collaboration, Sustainability, Safety

More about Transparency in Science and Medical Labs

Replace Wired Glass in Healthcare Facilities

Fire Rated Glazing in Healthcare Occupancies | Article

Radiant Heat and Rated Glass: Everything You Should Know

What Firefighters Can Teach Architects About Radiant Heat

Radiant Heat Transmission is Deadly

Superlite I-XL Limits Temperature Rise

Fire Resistive Glass Protects From Radiant Heat

Wired Glass Still a Misunderstood Product

From Wired Glass to Clear Solutions

Safe Doorlite | SAFTI FIRST

Making Unsafe Wired Glass Installations Safe

Glass Exit Door | SAFTI FIRST

Replace Unsafe Wired Glass and Reduce Liability

First Wired Glass Product Meets CPSC Safety Standard

Beaumont Middle School-Portland, Oregon | SAFTI FIRST

Oregon Forcing Wired Glass to meet CPSC Standards

Bill O’Keeffe’s Passionate Quest to Rid the Country of Wired Glass

2003 Press Release – Oregon Bans Wired Glass

Safe Solutions to Wired Glass

Dangers of Wired Glass | SAFTI FIRST

Shattering the Myth of Wired Glass

CPSC to Face Congressional Review for Hazards of Wired Glass

CBS VIDEO: Safety Glass is Anything But

Q&A: Economics of Replacing Wired Glass

Architects Discuss Cost of Alternatives to Wired Glass

Explaining The Economics of Replacing Unsafe Wired Glass

Letter to UL on Misuse of Wired Glass in Fire Doors

3 Ways Fire-Rated Glazing Boosts Sustainable Design

Glass Takes the Stage in Energy Minded Project

How to Achieve Sustainability Through Fire Rated Glass

Using Fire Rated Glazing in Sustainable Design

Retrofitting Schools is Greener and Cheaper

LEED®, Sustainability and Fire Rated Glass

Hose Stream or Smoke Screen?

Hose Stream Test FAQ

Is the Hose Stream Test just a sales strategy or a safety test?

Fact or Fiction – The Hose Stream Test

History of the Hose Stream Test