Flashcards in Door Building Code Reqt's Deck (21)
typ. location fire-rated doors req’d:
openings in stairways,
in fire-rated corridors,
occupancy separation walls,
certain hazardous locations.
parts of door req'd to be fire rated
entire collection (door/frame/hardware)
fire-rated door assemblies tested by these agencies:
UL and FM (Factory Mutual)
according to these standards
ASTM and NFPA tests.
fire-rated doors also referred to as
metal label indicating it’s class and hourly rating.
fire rated doors must be operable from inside w/o
exceptions to typical panic hardware
places of detention
lever use vs panic hardware use
panic hardware is separate from fire-rated.
ex. levers count for fire rated, but panic is bar.
panic hardware req'd @
assembly w occupancy over 50
auto close is secured w active latch bolt to prevent
fire/gas pressure from pushing door open
fire/panic hardware mounting ht
34-48" off ff
glass in fire door:
wire glass in metal frames, max rating
min distance between set of doors in sequence, when open 90"
most common metal windows
steel window profile compared w aluminium
typ wood window species
pine / fir
wood window cladding mat'l
thin layer steel / vinyl
glass strength typically req'd
skylights, tempered or annealed, must be protected:
top and bottom w wire screening
typ at skylight for internal moisture management
condensate gutter and weep holes