In designing a path of egress for a building, there may be instances in which a high-speed door becomes a component of the path. Joseph Hetzel, P.E., technical director of the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association, explains how high-speed doors can be used as a means of egress, or exit, by describing options, code guidance and specification guidance.
The Salem Building and Safety Division team recommends that any building department considering accreditation should cultivate buy-in from staff and be open to changing the status quo.
For the city of McKinney, Texas, IAS accreditation signifies that its building inspections department operates under the highest professional and technical standards and provides a high standard of public safety and services to the community.
Building inspector Cole Cloward shares his story of entering the code profession, learning from Jeff Whitney, and his desire to become a Master Code Professional.
Drowning is still a leading cause of accidental death in the United States — prevention is the most important weapon against drowning and other aquatic incidents.