Why Are Smoke Doors Required in Buildings?
One way to contain smoke and fire is to compartmentalize your facility. This simply means that you are dividing your building into sections that you can then close off if you have an emergency. You might be wondering how this process works. One way is through a smoke door, which is a type of door that many buildings must have in place. Smoke Doors This type of door prevents smoke from spreading while still allowing passage through a smoke barrier....Read More
Why Do You Need Fire-Rated Panels in Commercial Buildings?
If you own or occupy a commercial building, there are certain rules and codes you must follow for fire safety. One of these rules is having fire separations, which could be fire-rated panels, in the building. Using DuraWall™ panels allows you to meet this requirement and makes your building safer for its occupants. Noncombustible Construction One reason to install fire-rated panels is that they do not catch on fire easily due to the materials they are constructed from. Metal and...Read More