June 11, 2018
A rolling fire door must be maintained to be in a continuous and reliable state of readiness to secure a rated wall opening when activated for the purpose of protecting life and property from the spread of fire and/ or smoke throughout a building.READ MORE
May 25, 2018
We are continuing the adventures of Bob. Bob is a maintenance manager at a widget factory, Awesome Widgets. They make more widgets in less time than any other widget manufacturer – so materials are constantly trucked in, and manufactured products are constantly trucked out. Awesome Widgets is based in the northeast – with snowy winters and hot summers. Because of this, and for security reasons, they close their rolling steel doors after every truck enters or exits the facility.
May 11, 2018
Bob found out that all rolling doors are not created equal, that a good company with a proven track record, long history of high quality and a top staff of professionals will walk him through what you need and what product is best for him. He found out that it’s all about choosing the right product for the job. See what he found out in part 2!
April 19, 2018
Awesome Widgets make more widgets in less time than any other widget manufacturer – so materials are constantly trucked in, and manufactured products are constantly trucked out. Based in the northeast – with snowy winters and hot summers and for security reasons, they close their rolling steel doors after every truck enters or exits the facility.
April 11, 2018
What is STC? STC is a commonly used acronym across the construction industry that stands for Sound Transmission Class. Generally speaking, STC is a standard that provides a rating of how well a building partition reduces internal airborne sound. Simply stated, the higher the STC the better.
March 28, 2018
Insulated coiling doors are becoming increasingly popular. That is because they help reduce energy bills and protect buildings from outside elements. Coiling doors with insulation are a protective barrier against the cold or heat and other exterior elements, as well as for keeping heating or air conditioning inside a space.
March 22, 2018
There are more than 300 different fire codes and standards from the National Fire Protection Association that affect virtually every aspect of building construction. Every product can have specific fire safety requirements.
March 15, 2018
When deciding on the correct rolling closure for a facility there is a lot to consider. Not only is it important to select the proper rolling product (either doors or grilles), but it is also equally crucial to select the most effective safety device in order to maximize security and efficiency
February 28, 2018
In advance of hurricane season, there’s often a lot of questions about hurricane proof doors and how to protect buildings from damage. It’s no surprise that rolling doors are often areas of great concern, as any opening or hole in the building is a natural pressure point that must be able to withstand great wind forces in a hurricane.
February 21, 2018
How to keep the right products from being value engineered out of your building. The term "penny wise and pound foolish" has been around for more than 500 years - It's this phrase that comes to mind when someone mentions yet another phone call about "your shoddy roll up door that's breaking all the time."