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.
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Building department leaders: Salem makes system-wide improvements to permitting and building approval processes
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.
The acquisition will add laboratory and testing capabilities to the Code Council service offerings and will foster innovation by streamlining the time-to-market for product manufacturers.