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      Fire Doors

      Q: Is it permissible to place window film over rated glass assemblies on fire-rated doors, so you cannot look through them? If so, does the film also…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 2, 2021
      Fire Doors Doors

      Q: One of our exit stairwells at our hospital has a door the leads outside at ground level. The exterior door is not fire rated. Does it need to be fire…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 30, 2020
      Fire Doors

      Q: I see several fixes for doors with excessive undercut. My problem is I have a building that is ten years old that has excessive clearance over 1/8-inch…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 23, 2020
      Fire Doors

      Q: Is wired glass vision panels allowed in smoke or fire barrier doors?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 22, 2020
      Fire Doors

      Q: The vendor that did our annual fire door inspection cited a deficiency that the viewer/window in our existing fire doors did not have a label. Are…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 24, 2020
      Fire Barrier Fire Doors Doors

      Q: Is there a standard ratio from the firewall to the fire door (Ex. 2-hour firewall should have a XX min fire door)?

      Bob Armbrister | May 13, 2020
      Fire Doors

      Q: Do I have to use auto flush bolts and coordinators on a pair of double doors that are fire-rated (one active leaf and one inactive leaf) to a…

      Bob Armbrister | May 11, 2020
      Fire Doors Inspection & Maintenance (Life Safety Code)

      Q: We are a service company and we are doing door inspections at a hospital where a lot of the doors have fire labels that are in smoke partitions or…

      Bob Armbrister | May 4, 2020
      Fire Doors

      Q: I work in an old hospital and we have quite a few fire rated openings that are missing labels, I'm having a company come in and rate the frames for us,…

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 29, 2020
      Hazardous Areas Fire Doors

      Q: I believe you may have answered aspects of this question before but I was having trouble locating it again. I understand the difference between…

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 10, 2020