NFPA 80 & 105: What is a “Qualified Person”?

I would be willing to bet that anyone that works in jurisdictions that have adopted the 2009, 2012, or 2015 edition of NFPA’s Life Safety Code® are starting to become more aware of the annual requirement to inspect and maintain fire doors. Likely, your Fire Marshal or other Authority Having Jurisdiction has started to hone […]

Rolling Steel Fire Door Components 101

By now, we know how important rolling steel fire door assemblies are to a facility’s overall passive fire protection system. In the event of a fire, these devices act as the first line of defense to prevent flames, smoke, and toxins from spreading throughout a building. We know that fire doors serve a number of […]