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.
Practical articles that detail technical content, with charts/graphs/visuals to help readers break down information.
The Code Council’s Lee Clifton shares details of his visit to a precast concrete manufacturing plant in California — and the process by which grease interceptors are manufactured and delivered to the installation site — in this 2008 article from the Building Safety Journal archives.
The Code Council’s technical services team answers some of the typical questions they receive from members. This week they address a question from the 2015 International Fire Code.