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Case Study: Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach Hotel
Jacob Kluger of Supa Doors explains how and why this iconic hotel replaced all of its unit entry doors.
Case Study: Georgia State University
Jim Stankevich of Tyco Security Products explains how the University upgraded its access control with an open platform design and better integration.
Hot Issue: Maintaining Fire-Rated Doors
Freelance writer Carol Schram explains how a Fire and Egress Door Assembly Inspection program can increase safety and help properties remain compliant with current codes and safety standards.
The Effect of Oversized Clearances on Fire Door Tests
Lori Greene, AHC/CDC, FDAI, FDHI, CCPR, of Allegion explains why oversized clearances are one of the most common deficiencies found during annual fire door assembly inspections.
Commentary: The Need for Third-Party Inspectors
Intertek’s Gary Flom explains why facility managers and Authorities Having Jurisdiction may want to turn to experienced third-party inspectors to ensure that their fire doors and openings are up to code.
Commentary: It’s Plain and Simple—Fire Doors Save Lives
Richard Cote, CJL, FDAI, explains how the City of Edmonton created a new fire door inspection program.
Fire Door Inspections, Repairs and Labeling
Jeff Perry of Fire Door Solutions explains how implementing a fire door preventive maintenance program can save lives.
How Dated Door Score Tags Can Increase Inspection Awareness
Allegion’s Karl Eklund, CDT, CSI, FDAI, explains how adding new language for spec writers regarding dated doors could increase awareness of the need for inspections.
Commentary: The Enforcement Struggle—What’s an Inspector to Do?
Phil Chandler, firefighter and New York State fire marshal, says that fire protection specialists have understood the importance of opening protectives for more than a century.
The Importance of Protective Barriers
Paul Baillargeon, AHC, FDAI, explains why it is critical that building owners and managers understand the importance of providing and maintaining the protective barriers in their facilities.
In-House Labeling Programs for Fire-Rated Doors and Frames
John Clancy, AOC, FDAI, AAADM, CSI, CDT, and Matt Lansdowne, M.Sc., P.Eng., of QAI Laboratories, Inc., share reasons why distributors should consider adding an authorized machiner to their staffs.
Door Security & Safety Foundation Says Thank You to Cook & Boardman Group
The Cook & Boardman Group has been an active supporter of the Door Security & Safety Foundation since 2009.
Crossing the Generational Divide: How to Understand and Work with Each Generation for Maximum Success
David Lewis, CFE, tells how we can learn to adapt our communication styles by understanding how to relate across generational divides.
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